Frank finished recording "SAXOLOLLAPALOOZA"!
June 20, 2008
Frank just finished recording his latest project, "Saxolollapalooza!", featuring 6 amazing saxophonists and one amazing drummer. The band features Eric Marienthal and Sal Lozano on alto saxes, Bob Sheppard and Frank on tenor saxes, Gene Cipriano on bari sax, Jay Mason on bass sax and the incredible Peter Erskine on drums. Frank arranged 12 songs for this new CD which should be available in October 2008. The songs featured are a varied group of eclectic material, ranging from Ellington's "Creole Love Call" and "Caravan" to "Down By the Riverside", "My One and Only Love", "Work Song", "Air Mail Special" and Michael Jackson's "Working Day & Night". The styles are a wide range including New Orleans second line feel, funk, hip-hop swing and latin-tinged. The sax players also double on piccolos, flutes, clarinets and bass clarinet. It was recorded at Entourage Studios in North Hollywood by Andy Waterman. More news to come!