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Frank Tusa

Frank Tusa

Jazz / World Music / Classical San Mateo, CA  US


  • 2013

    Aug 24

    Oakland, CA, US | 8:00pm

    “The Artistry of Jazz Trio” we will honoring the music of Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Bill Evans, Oscar Peterson as well as some original compositions by Frank Tusa and William Susman.

  • 2013

    Aug 11

    Half Moon Bay, CA, US | 3:00pm

    Bay Area veteran players perform a special concert in memory of the great Chet Baker and all the wonderful jazz melodies he created on trumpet and voice. Chet’s big break came, when, in 1952, he was chosen at an audition to play with Charlie Parker (Bird), making his debut at the Tiffany Club in Los Angeles


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Bio: Frank Tusa Short Bio
Bassist, composer, educator Frank Tusa has had a wide variety of recording, and performing experiences with such diverse artists as Art Blakey, Buddy Montgomery, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Pepper Adams, Shelly Manne, Bobby Hutcherson, Johnny Griffin, Herb Ellis, Art Farmer, Rand...See Full Bio




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Q: Your thoughts on Scott LaFaro?

A: A great innovator of jazz bass playing who has influenced all bass players since. Scott expanded the voice of the bass both technically and aesthetically forever...

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