The new abbeyrader.com
is built around the two pursuits of Abbey Rader - music and Buddhism/ martial arts. The website features video of performances with David Liebman, Billy Bang, Frank Lowe and others, free MP3 downloads, albums for sale, photo galleries and more.
More about Abbey Rader:
Abbey lived in Europe in the late seventies and all through the eighties, where he performed with John Handy and Dr L. Subramaniam in quartet, as well as in trio with John and various bassists. Abbey spent 5 years in the Gunter Hampel Big Band often including Jeanne Lee and Marion Brown as well as in the Hampel trio. Abbey performed with Mal Waldron in quartet and trio, and had his own band the Right Time", which had Marc Levin, George Bishop, Leonard Jones, Marty Cook, Ken Simon and other guests. Abbey was a clinician for Sonor drums in Europe for many years, and taught jazz drumset studies at four universities in Germany.
Most recently Abbey is working and recording with violinist Billy Bang, David Liebman, and John McMinn.