Robert Abate Music
Composer / Arranger
Original composition for any situation from the blues to musical theatre. Custom arrangements for any size ensemble or style.
Robert Abate highlights his blues guitar skills and vocals playing the Jimmy Reed tune "Mary". Reed's wife, Mary Lee “Mama” Reed, whom he had married in 1945, was usually present during his recording sessions. She wrote several of his songs and would whisper the...read more
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 yellow dabs of yellow...read more