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Rock: Instrumental Rock World: World Fusion Moods: Mood: Dreamy Moods: Type: Instrumental

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United States - Florida

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Frankie T G Man

Initially inspired by seeing the Beatles on televison, Frank's love for guitar oriented music has never waned. Negative influences and a desire to make a major change in his life led him to move to South Florida at age 20, where he spent many hours a day learning Judas Priest, AC/DC, Black Sabbath and other classic rock songs and solos note for note.

Frank studied Music Education in college, learned Music Theory and took jazz guitar lessons with some very talented players such as Tom Lippincott and Rene Toledo and played in the jazz ensembles, doing recitals and evening performances. He returned to rock after graduating however, as he never felt true to himself unless he was playing loud guitar with attitude.

Frank has taught private lessons in his home studio and at night school to large groups, always focusing on getting people to play as quickly as possibe by teaching a feel for music and rhythm, then adding more theory only as students are ready for it. He has also run an after school guitar club open to all students in which he encouraged aspiring guitarists to tap into their creativity, utilizing drum machines to develop rhythmic skills as well as offering theory related lessons. He has also collaborated with Billy Livesay, singer/songwriter/ guitarist from the late Clarence Clemons' band.

Most recently, during the last few years he has played in local cover bands Raw Deal and Stereotomy at venues such as the Hard Rock Cafe in the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Fl, raising money for worthy causes such as breast cancer awareness.
Leaving the cover band scene to focus on writing his own instrumental guitar oriented rock incorporating world influences has led to the most inspirational and rewarding times of his musical life.