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.

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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The Love Of Music

The love of music is a wonderful thing: organic, natural and ancient.  Not only has it been an area of human focus for as long as there have been humans, it abounds and springs to life in nature.  Sound waves follow patterns inherent in the creation of the universe...

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The Twenty-Third Job

The Leader is my shepherd, I shall not starve He maketh me sit down in powder blue tuxedos He leadeth me beside shrill vocalists He restoreth my wallet He leadeth me in dance halls of gratuitousness For his names sake Yea, though I walk through the kitchen or the back...

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