Frank is one of the most in-demand Lead Trumpet players in New York.
Frank was raised in Northern California. He is an alumnus of the University of North Texas, where Frank played several semesters as Lead Trumpet in the famed One O’clock Lab Band.
He was recruited to play with Woody Herman at 21 years of age.
Frank went on to spend the next several years playing Lead Trumpet, Recording and Touring with the great Maynard Ferguson.
Frank plays Lead Trumpet for (and has Recorded CD's with): Christian McBride Big Band, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Jimmy Heath Band, Maynard Ferguson, Bob Mintzer, Frank Foster, Nicholas Payton Big Band, Frank Wess Nonette, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, The Dizzy Gillespie All-Star Big Band
Frank has also done several music projects and recordings with : Christina Aguilera, Ray Charles, Kevin Spacey, Lou Rawls, Queen Latifah, Vanessa Williams, Stevie Wonder, Bono, Miley Cyrus, as well as soundtracks for Netflix and NFL Films