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Hailing from Sydney Australia, Abe started playing drums at the tender age of one & has never looked back. Now 32 & residing in Los Angeles, California he is a member of his musical mentor Meshell Ndegeocello’s band. He has been composing, recording, performing & touring as a multi instrumentalist with other artists/producers such as Seal, Andrew Bird, Rick Rubin, Lizzo, Blake Mills, Sara Bareilles, Pino Palladino, Mark Ronson & Marcus Mumford to name a few. In 2024, Abe accepted a Grammy Award for his contributions as a co-producer, writer, and performer on Meshell Ndegeocello's "Omni Chord Real Book," which won the award for "Best Alternative Jazz Album”. 

Abe has written and performed on numerous Grammy nominated recordings and as a motion picture composer, has contributed to score for multiple films and series, including all 7 seasons of Own network series "Queen Sugar" directed by Ava Duvernay & produced by Oprah Winfrey, Netflix release "Madame CJ Walker", "We The People" produced by the Obamas and 50 Cent's "Black Mafia Family”. He has also contributed drums & percussion to many feature films including Martin Scorsese's "Killers Of The Flower Moon" alongside the late great Robbie Robertson.