|Music On Vinyl
Release Date: 17 February 2017
Format: LP Vinyl
|FRANK CUNIMONDO TRIO SAGITTARIUS Limited 180gram Audiophile Vinyl LP
Frank Cunimondo has an extensive discography, having recorded with nearly every artist from Pittsburgh. In addition, he has shared the stage with a number of jazz stars including: Sonny Stitt, Lou Donaldson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Urbie Green, Lee Konitz, Louie Bellson, Joshua Redman, Phil Woods and Frank Rosolino. The Frank Cunimondo Trio is also a fixture of the Pittsburgh Jazz scene. Frank's most popular recording 'Feelin' Good' (from the album The 'Frank Cunimondo Trio Introducing Lynn Marino' was used in a commercial by a popular beer brand and became an international hit. In the 1980s Frank owned a jazz club in Pittsburgh called 'Cunimondo's Keyboard Jazz Supper Club'. In 1989, he was voted 'Best Jazz Pianist' in Pittsburgh. His style is most often compared to pianist Bill Evans. The Frank Cunimondo Trio originally released 'Sagittarius' on Mondo Records in 1975. It includes a cover of Herbie Hancock's 'Chameleon'. On the album Frank Cunimondo plays acoustic and electric pianos, string ensemble, synthesizer, conga and cabasa while Ray Russell plays bass and Lenny Rogers drums. The album was voted as one of the Best Fender Rhodes Jazz albums by the Never Enough Rhodes blogspot. The audio is remastered for this edition.
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