The Abbott Network is an unique and captivating original ensemble that was created during 2009 in the mother city of South Africa, Cape Town. The Abbott Network’s repertoire can be best described as fusion. You can expect to hear influence from across the globe with strong authentic rhythms and soulful melodic attributes. The band is predominantly a studio band that composes and records albums for public sales and broadcast. However, the instrumentalists of the band are also known for performing live as the backing band to solo artist Lindiwe Suttle. This is where The Abbott Network jumps out the studio and onto stage rocking it out fusion style. Combined, members of The Abbott Network carry many years of national and international experience. With a very diverse cultural make up The Abbott Network has the perfect platform to fuse together some interesting creative ideas. This is the secret behind the band’s unique and authentic sound. The band caters for both young and old and is sure to capture the attention of a wide range of listeners. The Abbott Network completed their debut Album titled “Chapter One” towards the end of 2009. The Album has a polished urban feel and crosses through many genre’s such as jazz, funk, drum & bass, rock and pop just to name a few. Lindiwe Suttle also features strongly on the debut album as one of the three vocal talents. You can hear her soulful tone on tracks such as "Jacuzzi" and "Shouldn't Let Me". The lyrical content of the album caries a strong social and political message that proves to be the general focus of the band. Originating from a young democracy such as South Africa, this topic seems to be quite appropriate and the band voices some interesting viewpoints on current affairs and social circumstances. The Album was recorded and produced by Abbott Audio creative sound studio and promises to be a favorite among most music collections.