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Joe Abba: Links

The Funk Unit

The Funk Unit perfectly blends funk, soul, jazz, and hip hop; Joe Abba's band performs originals he has written, as well as classic funk, soul, and hip hop standards. Their debut album with this band is to be recorded and released this year.

Joe Abba-Drums & Compositions
Eddie Torres-Percussion
Trifon Dimitrov-Bass
Gabe Cummins-Guitar
Matt Garrison/Sean Nowell-Tenor Sax
Eli Asher-Trumpet 

Molly Tigre

Afro Jazz and funk, with musical roots stemming from Ethiopia, Guinea, and modern American Music

Mitch Marcus-Flute & Saxophones
Chris Hiatt-Flute & Saxophones
Ezra Gale-Electric/Upright Bass
Kolipe Ibrahima Camara-Djembe
Joe Abba-Drums 

The New York Jazz Exchange

The New York Jazz Exchange is a NYC/Stockholm collective forged in the 60's Blue Note traditions of Hard Bop, Ballads and Boogaloo. They have toured the United States and Europe several times since their founding in 2010 and their International CD Release Tour in 2016 took them to 18 different cities in Sweden as well as to NYC, Berlin, Koln, Munich, Brussels and Amsterdam. They have two albums out: The 2012 live release "Stockholm Swinging," (chosen as one of 2012's best jazz albums), and their aforementioned 2016 self titled release.

Sean Nowell-Tenor Saxophone
Fredrik Olsson-Guitar
Leo Lindberg-Piano
Lars Ekman-Bass
Joe Abba-Drums 

Yamaha Drums
The drum company I have proudly endorsed since 2004.
Sabian Cymbals
The very creative and innovative cymbal company I also endorse.
Sean Nowell
I have been making jazz music with Sean for almost 10 years, and our musical journey has been amazing.
Travis Sullivan
Big Band Leader, Composer, Arranger, Saxophonist, Pianist, you name it. One of the most talented people I have ever worked and been friends with.
The Bjorkestra
A 12 to 18 piece powerhouse big band that performs the music of Bjork.
Joe Abba at Reverb Nation