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Frank Rosolino

Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: August 20, 1926 | Died: November 26, 1978    

Frank Rosolino

Frank Rosolino will be remembered and respected throughout the contemporary jazz world for his mastery of the trombone, his uncanny ability to fit and work successfully with a wide range of musical ideas, and perhaps last but not entirely forgotten, his wit and capacity for comic entertainment. There has seldom been a time when any single aspect of this amazingly complex individual was submerged for any great length of time. He was always the superb performer, upfront individually as a musician or commercially as an entertainer.

Frank Rosolino was born in Detroit on August 20, 1926 and began taking trombone lessons in the eighth grade or about the time he was 14 years of age. Many of the traditional musical hurdles had already been “smoothed” out prior to his introduction to the trombone as a result of the guitar lessons he received from his father from the age of 9. However, proof as to his advancement on the trombone was obviously much in evidence long before he graduated from Miller High School in Detroit . He had auditioned and was accepted into the Cass Tech Symphony orchestra which drew its members from all over the city of Detroit and to be chosen was considered to be quite an honor....
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Source: Eugene E. Grissom

  • Trombone Heaven
    Uptown Records
    2008
  • The Last Recording
    Sea Breeze Jazz
    2007
  • Trombone Heaven, Vancouver, 1978
    Original Jazz Classics
    2007
  • The Last Recording
    Sea Breeze Jazz
    2006
  • Turn Me Loose
    Collectables
    2002
  • Turn Me Loose!
    Original Jazz Classics
    2002
  • Free For All
    Contemporary
    2000
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Trombone Heaven by John Barron

The Last Recording by Andrew Velez

The Last Recording by Jack Bowers

Turn Me Loose by David Rickert

Free For All by David Rickert

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