Frank Gambale Soulmine
Jazz Guitarist / Vocals
“Enjoy a rare opportunity to see one of the most innovative guitar greats play in an intimate setting May 3rd at Anthology. Grammy winner Frank Gambale, whom jazz giant Chick Corea called “one of the most incredible guitarists on the planet,” will preview music from his forthcoming album, “Soulmine,” a 10-song collection of jazzy adult pop tunes that he wrote and produced with his soulmate, sultry singer BOCA.
The next 25 fans to purchase tickets to the show will receive a free copy of “Soulmine” and get a chance to meet Frank& BOCA at an exclusive post-concert meet& greet. Get your tickets now at (insert URL, phone number, etc.).
More information about Frank is available at www.frankgambale.com For a sneak peek at what you can expect to hear in concert, watch the sensual “Forbidden Kiss” video by award-winning director Nigel Dick (Guns ‘n Roses, Britney Spears, Oasis, Cher)”
Grammy winning guitar virtuoso, Frank Gambale, exploded on the L.A. scene in the early ’80′s. His meteoric rise to fame is a testament to his passion powered playing – a style “Rolling Stone Magazine” calls “ferocious”!
Gambale is an inspired songwriter with over 200 songs published on 20+ albums. His music touches on many styles from funk and jazz to R&B and some Latin and Brazillian influences.
As a legendary guitarist, Gambale is the undisputed genius who originated the sweep picking technique ( a new way to play the instrument ) and elevated it to a precise art form now standard in the guitar lexicon. Gambale is the undisputed genius that originated the sweep picking technique and elevated it to a precise art form now standard in the guitar lexicon. The “Gambale Sweep Picking Technique” continues to inspire generations of musicians. Jazz, rock, metal and progressive artists alike are united in their awe of Frank as both an amazing technician and an unsurpassed musician.
In 2011, the all-star “Return to Forever IV” (Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Jean- luc Ponty, Frank Gambale, Lenny White) ignited the greatest stages around the world with over 100 concerts starting in Australia which included a performance at the famed Sydney Opera House.
The World Tour culminated in November at the renowned Blue Note in New York with an acoustic performance of RTF-IV (Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Frank Gambale, and Lenny White) marking the beginning of Chick Corea’s month-long appearance at the acclaimed venue to kick off the celebration of his 70th birthday. The “Elektric Band” closed the month-long birthday bash, playing to sold out shows reuniting all the original members of this iconic Grammy award winning group featuring Chick Corea, Frank Gambale, Eric Marienthal, John Pattitucci, and Dave Weckl.
2012 brings more terrific new directions for Frank Gambale that will delight dedicated fans and new audiences alike.
An album Gambale’s wanted to make for 30 years, his newest release “Soulmine” is a return to Frank’s vocal roots, and the first collaboration with inspirational songstress and muse, BOCA. Gambale and BOCA wrote, arranged and produced this release that features Boca’s sexy, strong and evocative vocals and inviting lyrics luring listeners to “stir their soul”, and Gambale’s soulful guitar playing and signature sweep-picking prowess throughout this Adult Contemporary Album. “Soulmine” has seriously catchy tunes punctuated with shining vocal harmonies, unexpected sass, funky rhythms and saucy guitar lines.
A musician’s musician, gifted composer, brilliant innovator and author of numerous instructional books and DVDs, Frank continues to reach unprecedented sonic and technical heights. His six string prowess and seemingly limitless vision point towards an exciting future of ground-breaking music.