Later, at the age of six, my family relocated from North Africa to Rome where I was able to enjoy the romantic sounds produced by my father's accordion. Next, at the age of eight I found myself, along with my family, relocating to the good old USA. Finally, at the age of thirteen, I was introduced to the great sounds of, a well known band known as, the "Beatles". After that, life as I knew it would never be the same.
I guess, that's how it all started More About Frank Piombo 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 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”, and on March 18, 2011 I will be interviewed by Cres O’Neal on “Jazzin’ em Up.” 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”, and “Ketch A Vibe.” My album "Smooth Reminiscence" is available, for purchase, at the following locations: cdbaby.cm, digstation.com, last.fm.com, amazonmp3.com, ReverbNation, and iTunes.com My singles "Moonlite Vibe", “The Flight”, and “ Mercy, Mercy, Mercy” are available for purchase at my ReverbNation Store as well as cdbaby, iTunes, Digstation, Last.fm, and amazonmp3. I have a new single entitled “Italia” which will be released in March of 2011.
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