- Artist Lecturer in piano and jazz piano
Composer and pianist with a B.A. in Music from Rutgers
University and a M.A. in Composition and Performance from Goddard
College. Frank has worked as a composer and performer in both
the classical and jazz idioms. His original pieces for piano were
first performed in Town Hall, NY in 1970 by pianist Arlis Heukelekian.
He has released two highly acclaimed jazz albums, "Expedition"
and "First Light." A third album, "Until The Next
Time," recorded in London with his new quartet featuring
UK jazz greats Art Themen (Tenor/Soprano Sax) and David Green
(Bass), was released October 2005. Frank has completed four successful
tours of England. A fifth tour with the new quartet will take
place July 2006. Frank has taught for over ten years at Raritan
Valley Community College in New Jersey directing the jazz ensemble,
writing and arranging charts and teaching jazz theory and improvisation.
Frank is currently on the music faculty at Moravian College in
Bethlehem, Pa, where he teaches piano and jazz piano.