Cory McAbee is best known as writer, director, songwriter and composer for the feature films, The American Astronaut (2001), Stingray Sam (2009), Crazy and Thief (2012) and as singer/songwriter for the musical group The Billy Nayer Show (1989–2011). He has created award-winning short films and has worked as both an actor and musician in American and European features.
In 2012 McAbee began the international arts collaborative, Captain Ahab’s Motorcycle Club. McAbee wrote songs for CAMC that were developed by its members throughout the world. From 2012 through 2014 McAbee performed concerts in support of the project throughout the US, Europe and Australia. From 2012 through 2015 McAbee wrote the screenplay for his first feature length opera, while illustrating his graphic novel series entitled RABBIT. In December of 2014 McAbee began recording and producing a solo show, called the Small Star Seminar. The Small Star Seminar premiered in Wroclaw, Poland in 2015.
His new album is available now on Bandcamp.