Gregory Abbott

Gregory Abbott

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Gregory Abbott
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Platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer Gregory Abbott's roots stem from Venezuela (his mother) and the Island of Antigua (his father). Raised in New York City, he is a dual citizen of the USA and Antigua.

In college he majored in psychology and minored in music and dramatic arts. He holds a Masters degree and is currently working towards his Ph.D. While pursuing graduate studies at Berkeley, and Stanford he helped pay his tuition by starting a band. It was here he developed his own personal musical style. While teaching English at Berkeley, he decided to become a professional musician, built a studio, and applied his academic discipline to developing skills as a singer, composer and producer.

Abbott released the single and album "Shake You Down" shaking up the music industry with countless honors and awards. "Shake You Down" has become the first and fastest song in the history of BMI to reach one million radio airplay's (now well over three million), and won BMI's Pop Song of the Year award. Abbotts' music has crossed every barrier imaginable. You hear the Caribbean/Spanish influence in his music, topped off with his incredibly smooth, soulful voice.

Gregory Abbott is noted for coining the term "groove ballad". When referring to him music writers have affectionately used the term "Wall Street Soul". He's a favorite with the ladies for his sophisticated demeanor and intelligent green eyes, with a sense of something much more

Abbotts' music has gone to number one on charts all over the world. He's won first prize at the Tokyo Music Festival, two "Soul Train" music awards, has been the star of the New York Music Awards, (receiving four), and two CEBA Awards (Communications Excellence Aimed at Black Audiences) among many many others.
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Gregory Abbott Discography

Albums

Gregory Abbott Shake You Down (Album) CBS, CBS Europe 1986 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott I'll Prove It To You (Album) CBS Europe 1986 Sell This Version
MIR-40219 Gregory Abbott One World!(CD, Album + CD, Ltd) Musik International Records MIR-40219 US 1996 Sell This Version
MIR-4-0320 Gregory Abbott Eyes, Whispers, Rhythm, Sex...(CD, Album) Musik International Records MIR-4-0320 US 2002 Sell This Version
608866355908 Gregory Abbott Drop Your Mask(CD) Spectra Records 608866355908 US 2011 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) / Shake You Down (Single) Columbia US 1986 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) (Single) Columbia Japan 1986 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott Shake You Down (Single, Maxi) Columbia Spain 1986 Sell This Version
XPR 1316 Gregory Abbott, Rebbie Jackson Gregory Abbott, Rebbie Jackson - Shake You Down / Reaction(12", Ltd) Not On Label XPR 1316 UK 1986 Sell This Version
38 06632 Gregory Abbott I Got The Feelin' (It's Over) / Rhyme And Reason(7", Promo) Columbia 38 06632 US 1986 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott You're My Angel (Single) CBS Spain 1986 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott Let Me Be Your Hero (Single) Columbia US 1988 Sell This Version
Gregory Abbott I'll Prove It To You (Single) CBS Netherlands 1988 Sell This Version

Compilations

Gregory Abbott Super Hits (Comp) Sony Music US 1998 Sell This Version