July 1, 2018
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Brothers and Sisters, For the benefit of newcomers, here’s a summary of the project.  We have two goals: To send a concert grand piano to Tumaini University Makumira in Tanzania; and To provide $10,000 in scholarship funds. Progress: February 28, 2016: First fundraising concert for the piano took place at Kirk of Kildaire Presbyterian Church,.. read more →

“Children at the Border”- video of song

June 19, 2018
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Brothers and Sisters, Here is my song, “Children at the Border.” The link below is the YouTube video. The piano vocal score and the lead sheet (lyrics with melody and chords) are available on this website under the tab “sheet music.” My position is obvious. Feel free to share these resources to advocate for children.. read more →

Tanzania Scholarship project up to 89% funded!

May 17, 2018
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Thanks to the generosity of my childhood buddies, Angel and Patricia Cardona, we hit the 88% mark! Then another gift came from Jose and Ronnie Melendez.  Jose was one of my high school basketball coaches “back in the day.” Their gift brought us up to the 89% mark! Gracias, hermanitos!  We’re on a roll!  Peblejah! read more →

Diddlely Diddlely Dee Da, Whah, Whah, Whah!

April 24, 2018
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On the lighter side…. So after I fed my (then) 4 month old grandson, he would invariably go completely limp in my lap with an expression of total ecstasy, as if he had finished an 8 course meal in a 5 star restaurant in Paris. This weekend (5 months later) reminiscing about those earlier months,.. read more →

Dr. Abe in concert of original music!

March 23, 2018
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Two venues and two dates.  The first is on Apri 8, 2018 at Christ The King Lutheran Church in Cary, NC.  Another program will be presented on May 12, 2 PM at the Cary Theater.  Below is the description of the first program.  Details of the second to come soon. When: April 8, 2018, 2.. read more →