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.

Performer

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

Producer

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

Teacher

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

Green

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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Playing Melodies With Chords On The Guitar

This concept is very useful to guitarists regardless of any particular style or genre of music being played.  My explanation will be as simple as possible to include as many players as possible and their varied levels of music theory knowledge.  Yes, it is helpful to...

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