Robert Abate Music

Welcome to Robert Abate Music your convenient website for custom musical arrangements, commissioned original composition, song writing, stereo panned audio files for recording or performance, guitar or music theory lessons and Robert Abate performance/booking information.

Composer / Arranger

Original composition for any situation from the blues to musical theatre. Custom arrangements for any size ensemble or style.


Robert has performed, in various venues and ensembles, for well over 50 years.


Robert has a rich history of production ranging from recording to children’s Christmas shows to major works in national halls.


Instruction available to all ages in guitar, music theory, composition and arranging.

West Meets East

Please give my latest work a listen, it’s a little over 8 minutes long, and share and post it. Thank you – Rob Robert Abate [email protected] 231-421-1401

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Recently I was approached by Michigan poet Robb Astor to provide a musical background for his written in Tanzania poem “Green”, here’s what we came up with:   green, how green leaves of banana trees fields where crowned cranes danced fields how...

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Am I Blue

  This is a tune I wrote, arranged and recorded in 1998, with a lot of help from friends.  Hope you like it.

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