Frank Marsico Music: Jazz Musician and Composer

Frank Marsico Music

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Frank Marsico Music

Frank Marsico is a jazz musician and composer originally from Philadelphia, where he was in high demand as a percussionist. Now based in Los Angeles, Frank continues to compose and perform for live audiences and on recordings. In addition to a wide range of percussion instruments, he plays vibraphone, marimba, keyboards, and harmonica.

Frank Marsico
Being a drummer first helped very much technically speaking since I already was able to hit things with sticks. But musically speaking, it would definitely have been much easier if I had arrived at the vibraphone via the piano.

Tiki Oasis

Tiki Oasis is the largest and longest-running festival in the world for lovers of Island lifestyle and purveyors of Polynesian Pop.

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Tiki Oasis Review
Tiki Oasis is the greatest retro cool event in the world. If you like original Tiki artwork, surf/lounge music, and the hottest pin-up rockabilly-vibe gals, this is the spot for you.

Tiki Oasis Goes South of the Border

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Frankie’s Baja Marimba Mania debuted on the music scene at Tiki Oasis 11. The popular tiki party event occurred on the Pacific Ocean coast in laid-back San Diego, California.

The band is an independent project by vibraphonist Frank Marsico, created specifically for the annual tiki festival’s “South of the Border” theme.

Frank is a master on the vibes, and also plays drums, marimba, keyboards, and harmonica. The Baja Marimba Mania band includes Frank’s daughter Liv, percussionist for The Cold War Kids; Warren Giancaterino, former bassist for Sergio Mendes; and drummer Larry Klein.

Frank and Coco Photographed by Anjelica Jardiel

Tiki Oasis Review
Tiki Oasis is the awesomest Tiki party on the planet! So many cool things to do, so many tasty cocktails to drink, so many hip bands and DJs to entertain you! Just remember to bring your sunglasses because some of those shirts are really, really bright!!!

Frankie’s Baja Marimba Mania

Tiki Oasis 11 in San Diego, California

Tiki Oasis Photo Gallery

Frankie’s Baja Marimba Mania in San Diego, California

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Meet the Band

  • Frank Marsico: Vibraphone, Marimba, Harmonica, and Vocals

  • Larry Klein: Drums

  • Warren Giancaterino: Bass

  • Liv Marsico: Percussion

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The Martini Kings

Montrose, California

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Everybody Loves The Martini Kings

Once named #1 live event band in Los Angeles by, The Martini Kings have been entertaining west coast audiences for many years.

The group’s exclusive client list includes Oscar-winning actor and director Clint Eastwood, reality television star Kim Kardashian, author Stephen King, Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Carole King, and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Events range from small, intimate garden parties to large-scale events for corporate clients including Chrysler Motors, The Getty Center, Mattel, The Skirball Center, Universal Studios, California Harley Davidson, and Warner Bros. Studios.

The Martini Kings’ swingin’ style includes a unique combination of retro classics, jazzy standards, bossa novas, and cool instrumental and vocal hits.

Image Used Under Creative Commons from Buz Carter (Flickr)

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Montrose Farmer’s Market

These photos are from a special appearance a few years back. Montrose hosts a Farmer’s Market every Sunday from 9am to 2pm, rain or shine! Here’s the address: 2300 Block Honolulu Avenue, Glendale, CA 91214

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Meet the Band

  • Frank Marsico: Vibraphone, Vocals

  • Larry Klein: Drums

  • Warren Giancaterino: Bass

Everyone loved the energy of this pretty dancer, a local yoga instructor who stopped by to enjoy the music.

Frank Marsico
I had to learn in my teens all of the harmony and theory that is required to play jazz vibes which is a lot harder and took a lot longer than learning how to hit things with sticks.

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I’ll Follow the Sun
Frank Marsico: Vibraphone

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