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Frank Lamphere

Chicago based retro crooner-songwriter Frank Lamphere, whose performances have always been heavy on Rat Pack, Tony Bennett, Jack Jones and the like, on February 01, 2012 released a five song CD of jazz influenced songs that he wrote himself. The CD is appropriately titled Frank Swings.

The five cuts on Frank Swings represent Lamphere’s first outing as a songwriter and his first self-released studio work since the 2002 Ain’t Love a Kick. All of the songs, recorded at the popular Studiomedia Recording Company, feature a stellar piano trio and alternating tenor and alto sax work by one of Chicago’s finest jazz soloists Eric Schneider. As an added attraction, trumpeter Art Davis joins the band on the first and fourth tracks. That first track “I Never Forgot’, is featured prominently in the award winning independent film “Theresa is a Mother” 2012 by A May Sky Picture Production.

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