Paul Abrahams (musician)
21 October 1958|
Panania, Sydney, Australia
|Instruments||Electric bass guitar|
|Associated acts||The Reels|
Abrahams joined The Reels in 1978 and recorded 2 albums and 1 EP between 1979–1981. The basses used on those recordings was a 1962 Fender VI and 1968 Fender Precision fretless, he currently plays a 4-string Tony Franklin Signature Fender Precision Bass.
During the 1978–1981 period he worked as a session musician for MOJO Jimmy Sloggett with musician Tommy Emmanuel
1980–1981 – Art and music experiments with Brett Cabot Artist.
1984–1988 – Recording and writing at Kings Lane Studios with Chris Betro engineer.
During the Kings Lane Studio years, Paul Abrahams and Chris Bettro recorded an EP. Out of the many co writing ventures, one song, 'As we Speak' a co write with Robbie James of GANGgajang was recorded by Wendy Matthews on her first album Emigre.
1986–1988 Played bass for Peter Blakeley in 'The Resurrection' with backing singer Wendy Matthews Mark Punch Guitar, Hughie Benjamin Drums, and Peter Kekel Keyboards / Geoff Stapleton Keyboards.
From 1991–2000 he spent some years away from the music industry and in 2002 made his way back into music via the Logic Pro now Logic Studio software, experimenting with loops and atmospheric sounds and website building using the SBI platform developed by Ken Evoy.
2014–Present Currently working as a cinematographer and bassist for The Willing Ponies.