We were back at All About The Wine
Frank T. Trio entertained a bunch of folks:

 Saturday, February 28, 2015  FRANK TROMPETER TRIO
JARO HOWSE replacing Mark McKnight, Tombé Kemaryo and Frank T on sax and vocals

    at It's All About Wine, 1305 Wabash Ave Suite M, Springfield IL


PS: Jazzberry Jams with Frank T Jazz Trio cancelled
  Oh well, but they still have some hosted by Frank Parker See; ya Homespun Republic.  We still have the cool event logo art designed by art photographer Laura Kay Coffey (see Art by Laura Kay on Facebook):

(and from May, 2014): No More Marly's Jazz    We had a BLAST playing almost 250 "FRIDAY@LAST" & "JaZz eTc" JAZZ HAPPY HOURS at Marly's Pub-- Jazz Fridays for over 7 years: Thanks Marly's, thanks Brooks, Wave, Casey, Warren, etc.!! ... The 1st ever Film Treatments shows, "AV-Jazz," began 3-14-2011 at Marly's.


Saturday May 9, 2015 
Frank's Discount Lounge Act
  at It's All About Wine 1305 Wabash, Springfield, IL  7:00pm
Frank T. is: Frank E. Rambelon,
Finest Working Lounge Singer in Sangamon County He  entertains with classic Frank Sinatra covers, re-interprets the pop of The Beatles, BeeGees, Robert Palmer and even Eminem, and possibly with some jazz, blues, and standards. Goofy Hot Sax and Fancy Singin,' with nods to such brilliant lounge singers as Will Ferrell, Bill Murray and Richard Cheese. With Tombé Kemayo playing piano and trying to keep a straight face. (photo by Laura Kay Coffey)

    ... soon...
• Spring, 2015: Frank Trompeter Quartet back at Norb Andy's (in negotiations)

• and back at It's All About Wine, 1305 Wabash Ave, Springfield, IL

   ... past ...
• July 25, 2014 Films n Jazz at the Frankie's on The Boulevard:
2413 S. MacArthur, with guest drummer Reid Muchow

  No one regular gigs, but we do private parties, and then:

Some Fridays and Saturdays:    FTQ @ Norb Andy Tabarin, It's All About Wine, ...

New Member(s): Original FTQ trumpeter Brian Pryor joins the group for Quintet performances

  And  We got Dion Doss back!!  Mark McKnight is no longer with us, look for him in several other bands (e.g. The PaperRoute)


Live CD On Sale: Ask about the Gnarly at Marly's CD at a live show, they are now just $5(!).

The  CD "Gnarly at Marly's" came out in April 2010, sold over 150 in the first month. Recorded in 2009, the disc contains ten FTQ Live CD front paneltracks spanning a vast range of styles, including straight ahead jazz, blues, reggae, ska, funk and smooth jazz. There are good reviews out there, on Amazon, and like ...
Monica (Concord, CA): I LOVE your cd... When I listen to it while I'm driving, it makes me want to wave at everyone. #1 and #7 are my favorites. I'm wearing out #7!                   
    "Let us know how YOU Like it

The FTQ's upcoming Studio CD will be recorded in 2015

Contact the Frank Trompeter Quintet/Quartet:   FrankT@frankjazz.com
        Email us at FRANKT "at" frankjazz DOT com


CDs easily available on-line (at old full price):
   Buy from Frank directly via PayPal:

or from CDBaby.com:
Also for sale at Amazon.com and CD Universe

Downloads from DigStation.com:


More About Film Treatments

Besides the huge AV-JAZZaGANZA shows, Jazz, Etc. Happy Hours get film accompaniment about every other month. Frank used his pro theatrical Screen, which is a bit over ten ft tall by ten ft wide.

Future Film Treatment Theme Shows??    Family Service CEnter fundraiser June 6?

                                                                     Show at Arlington's in Springfield (formerly On Broadway, a long time ago)

Past Film Treatment Theme Shows at Marly's Pub:
"Spooky Jazz" at Marly's Pub 10-25-13 
  DEC 28, 2012: AV-Jazz Holidaze
  OCT 26 2012: Spooky Jazz: film footage from cartoons like Caspar and one with the story Katura and the (Black) Cat. plus a scary Dr. Seuss clip!
   2011: Recycled Celluloid for Earth Day: Earth Day theme, like Urban Overpopulation behind What a Wonderful World

Coming Up

Coming Up Next in the MEAN FIFTEEN:

  • Saturday, May 9, 2015 DIscount Lounge Act at All About Wine. Fun night for all de Mothers.

    Frank Trompeter Quartet back at Norb Andy's (in negotiations)

And Later:

  • Besides Norb Andy's
  • Jazz at the Bistro?
  • Z Bistro in Springfield?
  • Jazz Festivals in 2016?
X-Ray Sax
Derived from original image by kookalamanza / CC BY 2.0


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Just don't expect us to be called The Frank Trompeter Quintet everywhere, or to always be able to play every show as the full 5-piece version.
In fact, sometimes the lounge can only afford our "closely related" Frank's Discount Lounge Act musi-comedy performances.