Oberlin

Alexander Frank '10


Alexander Frank is a senior at Oberlin and studies with Peter Dominguez, professor of jazz studies and double bass. He has also studied with jazz giant Eddie Gomez from the Bill Evans Trio.

He was a finalist in the 2009 International Society of Bassists Jazz Competition, where he performed with pianist Bill Mays and drummer Tim Froncek. The Los Angeles native also studied jazz bass with legendary bassist John Clayton, and studied classical bass with David Allen Moore of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

Recently, Frank has performed with jazz greats Benny Golson, Wes Anderson, and Dennis Reynolds at Cleveland State University, and Marcus Belgrave at Cliff Bell's in Detroit. Other appearances include the Cleveland Bop Stop with Paul Samuels, Giannelli Square with Gerald Wiggins, Dazzle's in Denver with the Arent-Mckay Group, and both the Jazz Bakery and Catalina Bar & Grill in Los Angeles with Coastal Interchange.

Frank was a featured musician, with screen credit, on the soundtrack of the recent independent film, Sherman's Way.

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