"Frank", or "the godfather of rock and roll", as the boys in the band call him, was born in Chicago and moved to L. A. after his first birthday. He started playing guitar at age 14 and by 17 he was playing professional gigs. At age 23, he joined a band called "The Hamilton Streetcar" who recorded on Dot Records. Over the next few years, he opened for such bands as: The Doors, 3 Dog Night, The Kinks, The Animals, Steppenwolf, and Canned Heat.
In 1971, Frank moved to Modesto, California and formed the progressive rock band called "Mannequin" who opened for such greats as: The Sons of Champlin, Cold Blood, Azteca, and Elvin Bishop. During the 80's he played the nightclub circuit all across the country. He continues to work well over 100 gigs a year at several venues due to his expertise in so many fields of music.
Frank joined Jim Anderson and the Rebels in 2011 after Jim found out about his proficiency on the guitar. He plays lead guitar and sings the baritone part of the three part harmony for the back-up singing.
"Frank has 47 years of experience. When I came back into the music field in early 2011, I had a group of guys that were backing me up but there was a real void in the music and I felt like it wasn't where it should be. I heard about Frank and after her came to audition.....well, let's just say adjustments were made, people were released, and I have never looked back. He is a tremendous asset to this venture and I couldn't imagine doing it without him."
- Jim Anderson