Abbey Rader is a musician who’s dedicated his life to playing improvised music. He’s heavily influenced by his study of Buddhism under the Master Sheng Yen. His career spans over 5 decades and includes 28 albums. He lived in Europe in the late 70s and 80s where he performed with John Handy, Dr. Subramaniam, Gunter Hampel, Jeanne Lee, Marion Brown, Mal Waldron, and led his band, The Right Time. He was a clinician for Sonor and taught at several universities in Germany. Since returning to the USA, he’s performed with Dave Liebman, Billy Bang, Frank Lowe, Ed Schuller, Kidd Jordan and others.