Frank Varela is an accomplished guitar player and composer and has performed professionally for over 30 years. Frank has performed with jazz greats Larry Coryell, Jimmy McGriff and bluegrass legends Tony Triska and Bill Keith. He has opened for Gary Burton with Pat Metheny, Tower of Power and the Average White Band. Frank’s guitar playing and composition’s are featured on two Mystery Feet Cd’s that also feature drummers Lenny White( Miles Davis), Joel Rosenblatt (Spyro Gyra) and jazz guitar legend Larry Coryell. Most recently, Frank performed on jazz banjo player Ron Cody’s CD entitled “Sprung a Spring” with Darol Anger, Mike Block, Wendy Cody, Heather Masse, Jed Wilson and Gary Gemmiti.
Frank's original compositions and fiery guitar playing are featured on his first CD as front man performing with long time band mates, bassist Bob Laramie and drummer, Rick Marshall.