Blues piano, jazz horns, infectious grooves and rock and roll grace in a mesmerizing instrumental performance, it is F.L.’s creation. Armed with a keyboard and computer he presents alternative blues music.
“I just holed up in the house and let my mind go and my fingers flow.” says F.L., “The technology has allowed me to to get exactly what parts and sounds that I hear in my head and make it a reality.”
Originally from NYC, F.L. was part of the nightclub circus in Manhattan. He would gig with just his keyboard and related gear, regularly performing at C.B.G.B., Limelight and Pyramid Club, to name a few. He now calls the East End of Long Island home.
It is evident from his original scores and productions, F.L. appreciates different musical styles. From Stevie Ray Vaughn, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, to Lou Reed and David Bowie; There are too many influences to list.
Mark “Dr. Blues” Gresser of the Long Island Blues Society says...”F.L.'s greasy B-3 artistry...keeps the keys in the pocket and wails like a highway patrolmen chasing his quota.”.
In addition to his solo work, F.L. is part of the legendary Sam “Bluzman” Taylor ‘s Band and The Gary Sellers Band. He was an original member of Sweet Suzi and the Blues Experience as they won the Long Island Blues Society Challenge and competed at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis in January 2006; and has played the Riverhead Blues Festival with George Bostick in 2004 and 2005. He also has played with Frank Latorre and The King Bee's and The Kerry Kearney band.
Some of the producers F.L. has worked with are Jon Goldberger, Josh Abbey, Richard Gottehrer, Jeffrey Lesser and Scott Litt.
F.L. is also responsible for the scoring the indy movie favorite “Grace has Mace”.