Titus Abbott holds a B.Mus. in classical composition techniques from the University of Montreal. He studied clarinet at the University of Ottawa followed by jazz studies on saxophone at Humber College, Toronto under the tutelage of saxophonist Pat Labarbera. He has also studied with jazz greats Kenny Wheeler, Dave Holland, Steve Coleman, Muhal Richard Abrams and Roscoe Mitchell.
Titus has performed as leader and sideman in various ensembles in Canada, Europe and the US. Since arriving in Maine in 2002 Titus has lead his own groups and collaborations include performances with the outstanding pianists Curtis Clark and Frank Carlberg and the late Oud Master Al Gardner.
He is active in the local music scene leading the Titus Abbott Collective and collaborating in the Happenstance Quartet.