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Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: May 21, 1951

After many years performing as a solo guitarist, Joseph Frame founded Framework Acoustic Jazz Quartet (initially a drummer-less trio) in the mid 90's; the quartet has subsequently grown to a Quintet on occasion. The rather unusual instrumentation of jazz violinist Michael Robbins, saxophone/flutist Dave Wilson, upright bassist Willy Ryan, and Latin percussionist Juan Melendez combines with Frame's nylon- and steel-string acoustic guitar to result in a unique, but very accessible live sound.

It is this group with which he recorded his most recent project, “Carpe Diem” (2008; recorded at Bioya Studios by Lenny Argese), an exciting “live in the studio” performance of tunes by a diverse list of composers: from Jobim to Django; to Luis Bonfa to Charlie Byrd; to Frame himself and colleague Robbins....
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”He lives and breathes the guitar.”


Featured recording “Carpe Diem”

Carpe Diem

Self Produced
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