Local Train to Babylon
David Abbinanti is an award-winning songwriter from Massapequa Park, Long Island, NY. With a Masters degree in Music Composition from NYU, David has emerged as one of today's brightest and most prolific songwriters. Some of his past accomplishments include winning the National Award for Best Pop Song from the Songwriters Guild of America and NYU's INMC Award for Songwriting. Quickly becoming a favorite at clubs throughout the Northeast, David's debut CD entitled Local Train To Babylon is being released in April 2007. This promises to be an artistic and engaging debut recording. In addition to his career as a songwriter, he is also on the faculty at Nassau Community College, where he teaches Music Theory, Song Writing, and History of Rock and Roll. David's professional memberships include: Songwriters Guild of America, ASCAP, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, and The National Academy of Popular Music. Local Train to Babylon is David's full-length debut CD. The CD was released on April 20, 2007 and features musicians from Long Island and New York City. Also includes Tommy Mandel (Bryan Adams and Dire Straits ) on piano and organ.