Abishai (Father of the gift) Abishai is a unique vocal harmony group. Their music could best be described as R&B/POP with a positive and uplifting message. Although the group started as an ensemble in church their vision has always been to take the 'word' beyond the 'four walls'. Abishai is: PAUL ABRAHAM D.O.B. - January 9, 1983 Place of Birth - Terre-Haute, Indiana Training - Vocalist, Bass player, Kazoo, Songwriter Music History - Recorded with Luchtnacht Orkest, Sang with Living Proof, Onyx, Voices of Lee, Traveled and recorded with Matthew Dickens Joined Abishai - July 2004 Interests - Motorcycle racing, Sport bikes, Adult Swim, Theology Musical Influences - Jet, Maroon 5, Average White Band, Brian McKnight Personal Quote - Diamonds and their price are about the stone themselves. Silver which isn't all that valuable in material grows in value in design...I discovered a link between it and myself. I realized that I am not a diamond, I am silver. Tetsuya Horaguchi GABRIEL BELLO D.O.B. - June 23, 1980 Place of Birth - Lawrence, Massachusetts Training - Producer, Songwriter, Vocalist, Saxophones, Keyboards, Flute, Drums, Programming Music History - Performed with Alvin Slaughter, Gary Oliver, Ron Kenoly, Geron Davis, Christ Church Choir, Jentzen Franklin, Rascal Flatts Produced/Joined Abishai - February 2003/July 2004 Interests - Working out, Video games, Comics, Movies Musical Influences - Michael Jackson/Jackson 5, Stevie Wonder, Brian McKnight, Tower of Power, Grover Washington Jr., Fred Hammond, John Williams Personal Scripture - Proverbs 3: 5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and don't depend on your own understanding. Seek His will in all you do and He will direct your paths. DEREK ROBERTSON D.O.B. - January 26, 1981 Place of Birth - St. Louis, Missouri Training - Vocals, Keyboards, Gymnastics, Dance, Songwriter Music History - Male vocalist for Lee Univ. Symphonic Band, Lee Singers, Development deal with Major label, Toured with Nikki Leonti Joined Abishai - November 2004 Interests - Baseball, Hockey, Obsessed with reality TV, Running, Roller blading, Extreme Sports/Adrenaline rushes, Exotic fast cars Musical Influences - Cindy Morgan, Nicole Nordeman, Brian McKnight, Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder Personal Quote - Life's tough, wear a helmet.