Frank Get Biography
Frank Get is an Italian artist born in Trieste. He is a singer, bassist, guitarist, pianist and a composer. He started his music career in 1979. He has more than 30 years of experience in the music industry, especially rock music. He published 14 albums and has a long list of concerts he did around the world. He has won many awards and participated to a lot of music festivals in Italy like the well known Sanremo festival plus other music competition in Italy and around the world like “Light of Day”, the benefit event organized by Bruce Springsteen for Parkinson fund-raising that take place in Stone Pony, Asbury Park, New Jersey.
Gray Wolf is the new CD by Frank Get, 12 blues oriented songs following the path began with the two previous CD’s. Border stories, tales of men who lived in the land of the songwriter, like Carl Weyprecht (best known for his polar explorations, and for the idea of the International Polar Year of 1882-1883, considered the birth act of international scientific research), Nora Barnacle (the wife of the poet James Joyce), the bandit Giovanni Colarich (called the elusive, he committed his offenses between Trieste and Pola between the two world wars), Josip Velikanje (a priest who in the second half of ‘800, in the parish of San Vincente in Istra, to convert the faithful to the Gospel held the cross together to a gun)… And some songs like Homeless (written during the tour in the USA), Identity and Hard times, that tell the complicated situation of today’s world.
After two years of touring together (Rough Man Tour), this album captured the real sound of the band.
He published his solo album Rough man, with 16 original songs and two covers.
He started playing the bass and singing with the Ressel Brothers and published the CD “To Milk a Duck”.
Frank Get founded the blues combo Tex Mex: the band play the album “Hard Blues” and played a lot of live concerts to promote it.
Frank Get published his first solo album, “Hard Blues”, featuring famous international musicians such as the saxophonist James Thompson, the guitarist Mike Sponza, drummer Moreno Buttinar and singer Anna Lauvergnac.
From 2000 to 2007
He was the bass player of the group Sottofalsonome. After that he started playing with the Austrian blues band Nostressbrothers: they published an album called “Sweet Groovie Paradox” and they made four European tours.
The band published a new album called “The best has yet to come” that includes also the cover verison of “No Surrender” by Bruce Springsteen.
Collaborated and played with:
Mario Schilirò (Zucchero’s guitar), James Thomson (Joe Coker, Paolo Conte, Zucchero), Stevie Franco, Fabio Drusin, Tom Principato, Jesse Malin, Jimi Barbiani, Dado Topic, Mike Sponza, Gino D’Eliso, Tinkara Covac, Graziano Romani, Willie Nile, Dorina Leka, Tina Krmac, Bor Zulian, Anna Lauvergnac, Maurizio Nobili, Joe D’Urso, Davide Giovannini, Kelly Rucker, Maurizio Ravalico, Moreno Buttinar, Giancarlo Spirito, Pablo Cruz, “Miki” Milan Komljenovic, Michele Bonivento, Anthony Basso, Alessandro Simonetto, ”Sir” Oliver Mally, Dario Doppio, ”Zappa” Cermak, Goran Tavcar, Euro Cristiani, C.J. Marvin, Derek Wilson, Israel Nash Gripka, Raphael Wressnig….
Open act for:
Kim & The Cadillacs, Ten Years After, The Twin Dragons, Motörhead, Alvin Lee, Animals, Richie Kotzen, Saxon, Uriah Heep, Dr. Feelgood, and others…
Arezzo Wave, Emergenza Rock, Sanremo Giovani Autori ( finale 1994 ), Sanremo Giovani (Accademia della Canzone): 1996 Premio Speciale della Critica and 1997 finale, Note di Primavera (Reggio Calabria) 1996 Premio della Critica, Parole e Musica per la Canzone D’Autore (Genova) 1997 Primo Classificato. In the 1996 like guest of Help(TMC2) Red Ronnie’s TV Show. Biker Fest 1995, 1999, 2004, New Year’s Day Gorizia 2005, i-Tim Tour Trieste 2002, New Year’s Day Trieste 2000, 2001, 2002, Barcolana Festival 2001, Song Festival 2001 Velden Austria, Progressive Rock Festival Trieste 2005, Street festival Klagenfurt 2008, Sudseiten Festival Klagenfurt 2010/11/12/14, Hafen Fest Wortersee 2012/14/15, Altstadtsauber Klagenfurt 2009/10/11/12/ 14, Harley Davidson Europen Bike week 2008/09/10/11/12/13, Spancirfest Varasdin 2009, Arnuldfest Moosburg 2009/10, Leverkusener-jazztage 2010, Blues made in Italy 2014, Buscadero Day 2014/15, Klub Purgeraj (Zagreb), Barnaby Blues Bar (Braunshweig), Jazz Club (Klagenfurt), Kamot (Klagenfurt), Chabah (Kandern), Mehlsack (Emmendingen), Le Croque Notes (Seclin), Ur Bar (Magdebourg), Café’t Kannet (Heerenveen), Jazzpodium djs (Dordrecht), Topos Jazz Club (Leverkusen), Step (Volkemarkt), Stone Pony (Asbury Park NJ), Paramount Theater (Asbury Park NJ), Bowery Electric (NY)…