Frank joined the Sunrisers in the winter of '62, along with several other
former members of St. Catherine's Queensmen, including Ted Sasso and Billy Cobham.
He played lead soprano through the '73 season, and was principal brass
arranger/instructor '71-'73. He has instructed and/or arranged for the
Garfield Cadets, Bridgemen, Blue Devils, Madison Scouts, Cavaliers,
Santa Clara Vanguard, 27th Lancers and Bluecoats, as well as the Hurricanes
and Westshoremen, and numerous other corps and bands.
Since 1977, Frank has worked as an audio producer with artists such as
Wynton and Branford Marsalis, Dave Brubeck, Tito Puente, the National cast of
Phantom of the Opera, and others.
Nine of his recordings have recieved Grammy nominations and two of these,
"La Onda Va Bien", with Cal Tjader, and "New York Scene", with Art Blakey,
have won Grammy Awards in the Latin and Jazz categories, respectively.
Frank has been a music consultant for Fox Television, and teaches college
courses in audio production. He is grateful to the Sunrisers, and John Sasso
in particular, for providing his musical foundation.