Born: December, 1950
The Frank Giasullo Quartet has created a distinctive sound, enhanced by its strong repertoire of original compositions by Frank Giasullo. Giasullo is a classically trained jazz player but his piano playing and the music he writes comes as much out of his feeling for gospel, folk, and blues as his classical and jazz background. These influences give his music a rare naturalness and ease with which listeners instantly identify, yet it also possesses emotional and musical layers that offer new delights long after the first hearing. In other words, Frank Giasullo is one of those expressive jazz musicians who uses what he knows to say what he feels....
“…the solos throughout the CD (Firstlight) allow the musicians to stretch out and show their talent…each of the members of the quartet know exactly where the others are going musically... they truly listen to each other.” Jim Yadlon, host Just Jazz WWFM HD, 89.1, jazzon2.com
“The construction (of as yet unreleased ‘Moonlight and Whispers’) is sophisticated with great chord changes and a solid melody...
Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students
Credentials/BackgroundPiano instructor Moravian College, Raritan Valley Community College private instruction available, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons Studio, Old Egg Auction Flemington, NJ 08822