Freddy Abbo loves music, lives music, and sees and hears music even when there is no music playing. With a broad smile, gregarious personality and grand affinity for nature’s diverse beauty, this one time baseball player, construction engineer and successful land developer blends the sights and sounds of his experiences into captivating piano renditions of timeless favorites.
As an avid boater and world traveler, Freddy incorporates dramatic sunsets, lapping waves and smooth ocean breezes into a fun and often dramatic interpretation of classic favorites on his newest CD, “The Impossible Dream.” With a dazzling beauty and simplicity borne of the great, natural expanses Freddy loves so much, he adds a new dimension to classics such as, “The Love Theme” from the movie “The Godfather,” “Ebb Tide,” “Brazil” and “The Impossible Dream,” to name a few.
This is Freddy’s 4th album dedicated to piano interpretations and truly individual from the rest. As Freddy’s past albums have their own, distinctive personality, imbued with his character of wisdom and entertainment, each also holds true to his belief that the rewards of hard work are happiness, satisfaction and prosperity.
Freddy not only performs effortlessly on the piano but also in the board room as president of a large real estate development company, director of numerous artistic organizations and a board member on one of the United States most prestigious orchestras, the Miami Symphony Orchestra. He has completed real estate projects internationally that are as varied as his music. Although he is adept at the hard work of building a solid foundation, he particularly enjoys the creativity of bring warm, welcoming environments to life in both his physical real estate and musical creations.
“I never had any intention to record or made public my music, since the pleasure I derived from playing was my satisfaction,” says Freddy, “but now that people have responded so positively, I think I’ll continue. It’s fun to think that my music will live to entertain and inspire people forever.”