Charlie Abel is an accordion player and founder of the Iron Broo ceilidh band. More info..
A tune I wrote for my wife Barbara on her 40th Birthday. It could be played as a hornpipe or as a reel.
An original Scottish accordion tune I wrote for Marcello Gorgoni of Italy. Who is well known for making great staircases.
March of the Scottish Samurai. I wrote this tune during the Covid19 Lockdown in June 2020 for Aberdeen Karate master Ronnie Watt (9th Dan) who also founded the popular Scottish Samurai Awards. During the lockdown, Ronnie's karate classes were all suspended due to the Lockdown and because of the danger of the Corona virus spreading...
Maggie's Farewell to Odessa. An original piece of music by Charlie Abel. It sounds sad and little bit Russian.
This tune is dedicated to Maria Rosaria, my mother in law, on her 70th Birthday. Maria Rosaria lives in Rome, Italy.
Written in April 2018 for my Grandmother, a well known Turriff lady. Elizabeth (Lizzie) Harper Littlejohn. Sadly she died soon after it was written and I never had the opportunity to present it to her. I hope she can hear it being played now and that she is smiling.
Written for Fritz Wendland, the first man in Germany to earn a black belt in karate, who became the founding president of the World Karate Confederation. Fritz visits Aberdeen frequently and loves Scotland, its music and culture.
I wrote this for Ronnie Watt OBE ORS when he became a 9th Dan black belt in Shotokan karate. Ronnie is a brilliant Karate master and an inspiration for many people. He has taught for more than 50 years in Aberdeen and often travels abroad to teach at karate festivals and competitions.