Frank Piombo – The Night Speaks (A Smooth Jazz Journey)

Born and raised in Libya, Tripoli, to Italians parents guitarist Frank Piombo reached with eight the American shores. Meanwhile he has performed with bands such as Sidewalk Symphony, The Fantasy Band, Stepping Out, The New Prince Band, US & Co., and the original Infernos.

Frank counts to his influences jazz guitarists Larry Carlton, former member of Fourplay and guitarist legend George Benson. Smooth Reminiscence (2010) and Sleepwalk (2011) are his first albums. His new album The Night Speaks – A Smooth Jazz Journey was already awarded as the best jazz/ambient album for Jan, 2016 by The Akademia Music Awards.

Frank performs on this album all guitars and is joined by Angelo Ucello (keyboards and vocals), Joyce Spencer, Rod Williams and Martin Barcos (sax), Nino Piombo (percussion), Sam Hankins (trumpet), Kim Scott (flute), Sean O’Bryan Smith, Michael Cardinale (bass), Phil Casagrande (keyboards and bass), Joe Arminio (sax and trumpet). All songs are produced and arranged by Frank and Rod Williams, who also performs keyboards on this album.

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