05/12/12 By Robert Cunningham
‘Nightfalls,’ by Frank Piombo is a collaboration of ‘indie’ musicians
Frank Piombo on NewporterJazz
‘Nightfalls’ is the newest single release from independent musician Frank Piombo. Contributing artists to this collaboration come from Frank Piombo on guitar, Joyce Spencer on saxophone, Sean O’Bryan Smith on bass guitar and Rod Williams on piano. Being that these four musicians perform on this song, it is no surprise why ‘Nightfalls’ is an ideal assemblage of great independent musicians, performing a fantastic song. Experience first hand by listening to all four artists compliment one another and blend together their styles to enhance the song ‘Nightfalls’ beyond smooth jazz to the level of serene jazz. ‘Nightfalls’ is a perfect example that great jazz music does not only come from mainstream performers. Frank Piombo, Joyce Spencer, Sean O’Bryan Smith and Rod Williams are proof that great jazz music comes from the many great – undiscovered and at times, unappreciated independent artists as well.
Frank Piombo explains his music style as, ‘It is Wes Montgomery meets Carlos Santana.’ His style and influences become clear where the enchantment of ‘Nightfalls’ is derived from. ‘Nightfalls’ is regularly played on many great internet jazz stations such as NewporterJazz. Enjoy his recently created video and sample the music of Frank Piombo. Contributions from musicians such as Frank Piombo and his song, ‘Nightfalls,’ help keep the smooth jazz genre relevant and in style.
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