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     Michael Franks

Born: Sep 18, 1944 in La Jolla, CA
Genres: Jazz
Styles: Smooth Jazz, Crossover Jazz, Jazz-Pop, Vocal Pop, Contemporary Instrumental
Instruments: Vocals, Composer, Mandolin, Guitar, Banjo

An enormously popular performer in the late '70s and early '80s, though his jazz credentials are in dispute. Franks performed folk/rock songs while in high school, then became a literature student at UCLA and a part-time performer. He taught undergraduate music courses in the early '70s at both UCLA and Berkeley, then provided scores for the films Count Your Bullets and Zandy's Bride. He made his first album in 1973, then enjoyed success with a string of late '70s albums on Warner Brothers. He has worked with the likes of Flora Purim, Kenny Rankin, Ron Carter, the Crusaders, David Sanborn, Toots Thielemans, Eric Gale, and others, and has had songs recorded by The Manhattan Transfer, Patti Labelle, Carmen McRae, and the Carpenters.

- Ron Wynn (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=6824 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.eps4.comlink.ne.jp/~carzkey/franks/franks.htm Biography, discography
www.michaelfranks.com Personal website. Music, biography, discography, links
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Franks About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Franks About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
  как основной исполнитель ...
 Michael Franks - 'Barefoot On The Beach' - 1999, Windham Hill
 Michael Franks - 'Blue Pacific' - 1990, Reprise
 Michael Franks - 'Burchfield Nines' - 1978, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'Dragonfly Summer' - 1993, Reprise
 Michael Franks - 'Indispensable: The Best Of Michael Franks' - 1998, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'Michael Franks With Crossfire: Live' - 1979, WEA
 Michael Franks - 'Objects Of Desire' - 1982, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'Previously Unavailable' - 1973, DRG
 Michael Franks - 'Rendezvous In Rio' - 2006, Koch
 Michael Franks - 'Sleeping Gypsy. Tiger In The Rain' - 1977, Warner
 Michael Franks - 'The Best Of Michael Franks: A Backwards Glance' - 1998, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'The Michael Franks Anthology: The Art Of Love' - 2003, Rhino, Warner Bros.
 Michael Franks - 'Watching The Snow' - 2003, Sleeping Gypsy, Rhino
  как соисполнитель ...
 Claire Martin - 'A Modern Art' - 2009, Linn Records
 Bob Mintzer - 'The First Decade' - 1995, DMP
 The Yellowjackets - 'Collection' - 1995, GRP

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