2013 Nominee – Rock Album of the Year – 23rd Annual LA Music Awards “Six String Soldiers”
Born: October 3, 1966
Birthplace: Sacramento, California
Instruments: Electric & acoustic guitars, keyboards and background vocals
Interests: Family, Guitars, Horses & Archery
Frank started playing guitar at the age of 10, after breaking his leg on a dirt bike and playing guitar all summer long in a leg cast. His main influences are 70’s rock guitar players such as Peter Frampton, Joe Walsh, Ted Nugent, Rick Derringer as well as 60’s artist like Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin.
Frank loves many eclectic styles of music including blues, prog jam, funk, jazz, metal and country and tries to incorporate them into his playing. In his free time Frank enjoys time outdoors, spending time with his wife Christy riding horses, cooking dinners and raising their 3 kids.
“I have recorded and performed with many great musicians over the last 20 years.
JK, Brian Wheat, Troy Luccketta, Tommy Skeoch, Dave Rude….of TESLA, Robbie Furiosi, Joel Krueger, Billy Raney of FHB….others that I have jammed with onstage are Dickie Betts, Lynyrd Skynyrd, MOE, Def Leppard, Roger Fisher, Gary Hoey, Steve Morse, Jeff Watson, Night Ranger, Eric Martin, Y&T, Jon Anthony, Jackyl, Skid Row, Cortney DAugustine, Moon Dog Mane, Rogue, Pat Travers, many others I cant remember….I have recorded tons of demos and done sessions for local artists including Deftones, Mike Farrell, Rogue,Lenny Dean, Micheal Gregory, Scot West, One Tribe, Atomic Circus, Tommy Mills, Ryan Gillmor, Pimptations, and more I forgot..”