Gregory Abbott ushers in the Summer With Rhythmic, Soulful Vibes on New Single “Summer in the City”
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Platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer Gregory Abbott has announced the release of his downtempo groover of a new single “Summer in the City”, out via Mojo Man Entertainment June 18th, 2021. Having experienced the same extended period of isolation we all have, with pen in hand and microphone at the ready, Gregory Abbott is ready to usher in the Summer through uplifting, rejuvenating musical vibes. Rhythm and romance are in the air!
About “Summer in the City”:
From the Artist:
Platinum recording artist, songwriter and producer GregoryAbbott’s roots stem from Venezuela (his mother) and the Island ofAntigua (his father). Raised in Harlem in New York City, he is a dual citizen of the USA andAntigua.
In college he majored in psychology and minored in music and dramatic arts. He holds a Masters degree from the University of California at Berkeley and is currently working towards his Ph.D. He was also awarded a full academic scholarship (Wallace Stegner Fellowship) to Stanford University’s Creative writing Masters program.
While pursuing graduate studies, he helped pay his way by starting a band, and it was here he developed his unique musical style. Eventually, 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. His music has gone to number one on charts all over the world. He won first prize at the Tokyo Music Festival where his performance was broadcast to over two billion people. Upon release “Shake You Down” achieved the distinction of reaching
Gregory’s had numerous top five hits both performed by himself (“Got The Feelin’ It’s Over”, “I’ll Prove It To You”) etc…as well as having produced and written for other artists. some include: Jennifer Warnes, Phoebe Snow, Whitney Houston (duet), Fifty Cent (Tony Yayo), Dorothy Moore (Misty Blue), GeraldAlbright, Ronnie Spector, Mexican singer Emmanuel, and
Abbott’s’ music has crossed every barrier imaginable. You hear the Caribbean/Spanish influence in his music, topped of with his incredibly smooth, soulful voice.The term “groove ballad” has been used to describe Gregory’s rhythmic and romantic style.And music writers have affectionately used the term “Wall Street Soul” to describe his sophisticated demeanor and intelligent green eyes.
GregoryAbbott has never believed in looking at his music through the prism of “genre”. “I am an explorer”, he says.And indeed, his music reflects many styles: R&B, Smooth Jazz, Caribbean and Soul. This variety of expression resonates with his fans throughout the world.
“Gregory Abbot is infectious, sultry, seducuve” ROLLING STONE MAGAZINE
Source Independent Music Promotions
June 18, 2021 3:36pm ET by Independent Music Promotions