UpPhront Radio Classics Interviews Frank Piombo with Host Warren Michaels





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Recording and performing his music has been his life long dream. Frank hopes that everyone enjoys his songs and finds a connection to each and everyone of them. Frank's first introduction to music came at the age of three. He remembers sneaking into his grandfather's closet to strum his old acoustic guitar. Later, at the age of six, his family relocated from North Africa to Rome where he was able to enjoy the romantic sounds produced by his father's accordion. Next, at the age of eight he found himself, along with his family, relocating to the good old USA.
Finally, at the age of thirteen, Frank was introduced to the great sounds of, a well known band known as, the "Beatles". After that, life as he knew it would never be the same.

his new CD entitled "Sleepwalk" was released and available since October 1, 2011. It is a combination of jazz, smooth jazz, and easy listening

in Frank's own words" My musical carreer spans three plus decades of professional entertainment as a guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. I have appeared as a lead guitarist and vocalist with many live bands throughout my career. My performance history includes work with bands such as Sidewalk Symphony, The Fantasy Band, Stepping Out, The New Prince Band, US & Co., and the original Infernos. I have shared the stage with such great recording artists as The Duprees, The Mellow Kings, Vito and the Salutations, and Vito and the Elegants. I have also shared the stage with various European performers, touring the New York Metropolitan Area, such as "I Nuovi Angeli" and the "Formula Tre." I have recorded an album entitled "Smooth Reminiscence" and have appeared several times, along with vocalist/keyboard player Angelo Uccello, on the "Steve Ames" Cable TV Show".
In the summer of 2009, my song "Feelin' Funky" was featured on "Lady Jay's" JazzMatrix Radio. I have been featured many times on Udo Freter's Show called HYPERLINK "mailto:Blues@Rockclub" Blues Rockclub Radioshow located in Germany. I am very fortunate to be promoted by such a talented individual.
I also want to acknowledge my friend Destination Dawn for giving me much support. On July 22, 2010, I was interviewed on her "Starwing Production", Florida Radio Show along with many other wonderful artists.
On June 6, 2010 "Moonlite Vibe" and "Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" were featured on Ozcat Radio, with Jerome Triple J., located in California.  Mj from "The Coast Radio" included several of my songs on her radio station as well.
On August 9, 2010, I was interviewed by Mj on "The Coast Radio," on September 10, 2010, I was interviewed by Ms Bridgette Lewis on "Coffee Talk Jazz Radio," on January 8, 2011, I was interviewed my Terrie and Michael on "Talking Smooth Jazz", on March 18, 2011, I was interviewed by Cres O'Neal on "Jazzin' em Up," on August 26, I was interviewed by JBlair Brown, on "Living the Dream," and on September 17, I will be interviewed by Hank Howe, on "Inet Jazz Musik."
I have been invited to share my music on Angelo Petruzzi's "Smooth Jazz Radio Channel", direct from Italy. My song "Our Love" has been chosen by Angelo to appear on a world-wide compilation CD entitled " The Smooth Jazz Time Project"
Reggie "the Jazzman" Mitchell opens his show on "Smooth Groove Phoenix" every Saturday with my cover of Europa.
My music may be heard on various radio stations: "Smooth Groove Phoenix', "XRP Radio", "The Coast Radio", "Smooth Jazz Radio Channel", "INET Jazz 365", "Ozcat Radio", "RadioRadio", "Star Radio", "U S New Jazz", "Blues@Rockclub Radiostation", "Indielite Radio", "ESB Radio", "Jazz Matrix", "Star Wing Productions Radio", "Saturday Morning Jazz", "Ketch A Vibe.", "96.9 The Oasis", "Saturday Smooth Spot", "Best Smooth Jazz", and "The Sound of Style 90.5"
My album "Smooth Reminiscence" is available, for purchase, at the following locations: cdbaby.cm, last.fm.com, amazonmp3.com, reverbnation.com, and iTunes.com
My singles "Moonlite Vibe", "The Flight", "Italia," and "Italia-2", "Sleepwalk" and " Mercy, Mercy, Mercy" are available for purchase at my ReverbNation Store as well as cdbaby, iTunes, Last.fm, and Amazonmp3.
My new CD entitled "Sleepwalk" is scheduled to be released and available on October 1, 2011. It is a combination of jazz, smooth jazz, and easy listening with some vocals added.


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