Frank Marocco - World-renowned recording artist,
performer, composer, and teacher
Frank Marocco's musical career began in Chicago,
Illinois where at age 17 he took first place in a Music Festival
Contest. He performed his winning solo with Mark Weber and the
Chicago Pops Orchestra playing before several thousand people
in Soldiers Field.
Frank spent the next few years traveling all over
the U.S.A.. with his Quartet playing the top hotels and clubs
including Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe and Palm Springs, finally settling
in Los Angeles.
He later worked with the Les Brown Band and Bob
Hope, working on Mr. Hope's television shows and traveling with
him around the world entertaining troops.
In recent years, Frank has done a great deal of
studio session work on the West coast and has become one of the
most recorded accordionists in the world. Frank has played on
hundreds of movie soundtracks, TV series and specials, records
and commercials. He was nominated eight years in a row as most
valuable player by the National Academy of Arts and Sciences (N.A.R.A.S.).