"In addition to being an excellent singer who is equally skilled at swingers and ballads, he is also a skilled songwriter" - Scott Yanow (Jazz Historian)
"Frank Lamphere and Rat Pack Jazz performed at my party and sounded phenomenal!" - Jill
"He has a strong and appealing voice, records music that is more jazz-oriented, and his phrasing always results in swinging vocals" - Scott Yanow (Jazz Historian)
Quality? From his first note, many listeners say to themselves,
"Now this guy can really sing!" Resonant, in-tune, distinctive, yet traditional and intentionally swinging. The band playing behind him? Awesome! They're the top players in the biz! Originality? Not ANOTHER (thank goodness) fedora wearing Frank Sinatra or cigarette clenching, Dean Martin karaoke-copycat. The business is full of that. Rather, Lamphere is a pro singer-entertainer that performs jazz standards in his own style. His goal? To capture the Rat Pack musical vibe;rather than attempting to imitate it, note-for-note. Frank Lamphere fits this musical genre like-a-glove.
Recordings? Keep an eye out for Lamphere's three near-future releases. 3 years in the works, Now, THAT'S Amore! a 14 song album will be released in May 2023. Followed by the Frank Sinatra tribute album that the industry has been practically begging for, for 25 years, Frank Songs, My Way. Expected in late 2023. A full length disc of Dean Martin covers (in post production now) will follow.
Wide appeal? People of all ages are very appreciative of a classic Dean Martin or Frank Sinatra number, sung well and in that "elusive" traditional pop style. Versatility? Lamphere's realistic interpretations of rockin' Elvis, soulful Tom Jones, and confidence exuding Bobby Darin numbers, bring non-jazz listeners into the party. It's quite unusual for a vocalist to "transcend" musical genres so well; Frank Lamphere does just that!
International? Lamphere sings in Italian, French and even some Spanish.
Songwriter? Frank Lamphere continues to make an impact
around the world with the release of his top-notch original recordings.
His upcoming album Now, That's Amore contains 14 tracks of which four are originals and include: I'd Like to Come Back to You and Do You Like What You See?
Available for performance worldwide Frank Lamphere, without exception, performs with a live band of 3-18 musicians. No background tracks. No drum machines, ever!
To be released in early 2023
January 2021 "Congratulations on another album replete with fantastic vocals, world-class musicianship, and top notch, hard swinging arrangements! This album is as good as anything out there" - Ben Dockery
How about some Dino?
Rat Pack style singer Frank Lamphere and his band performing center court, in front of 22,000 people at the United Center
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