Born in Albany, N.Y., Frank’s father, Frank Sr. was a professional alto sax player, so music was a major part of his life from a young age. Although his father played Jazz and Pop, Frank was enamored by The Beatles and Rock ‘n Roll! Starting on piano at age seven, but did not continue. Then guitar at age eleven (where he learned so fast that his instructor asked him to help other students). Frank started playing drums (self taught) at age thirteen. By age 14 he was into The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, C.C.R., Deep Purple, The Stones, The Who, and Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. Fortunately Frank was able to sing naturally while on whatever instrument he was playing which greatly contributed to his songwriting skills. Choosing Music as a major in high school and in Jr college Frank studied Music Theory and Harmony as well as other music classes, but due to the nature of playing on the road for many years he did not achieve a degree. However, Frank continues to study music. Being able to adapt to play many styles from Rock to Country to Jazz which made it easy to find full time work and was lucky enough to be part of openers for Tower Of Power, Little Feat, Paul Revere and The Raiders, Johnny Rivers, Head East, Elvin Bishop, Greg All man, Sawyer Brown, Billy Dean, Diamond Rio, Little Texas, Trisha Year wood, Vince Gill, The Outlaws, and Miranda Lambert. Upon request Frank began teaching beginning and intermediate music lessons in the1990s. So teaching Music has been a part of his career for over two decades. In 2012 Frank and his wife Karen moved to Austin, TX and currently live in Dripping Springs where he operates Soul Reflection Studio. Frank continues to write, record, perform and teach around the South Central Texas area. Frank’s albums are:
1992-Wildfire/Surviving and Thriving
1994-Frank I./The Word Is Love
2005-Frank I./Where Are You Now?
2012-The Shareholders/Sound Investment
2016-Frank I./A New Day
Frank’s songs have been played on radio stations including KYAK 107.5 and KNBC 90.3 in Alaska, and on Sun Radio 100.1, KZSM Radio San Marcos, and KWVH 94.1 Wimberley Valley Radio in Texas.