Frank Vignola, born December 30th, 1965, is one of the most extraordinary
guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made
him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo
Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, John Lewis, Tommy Emmanuel, Lionel Hampton,
the Boston Pops, the New York Pops, and guitar legend Les Paul, who named
Vignola to his “Five Most Admired Guitarists List:” for the Wall Street Journal.
Frank Vignola is one of the most popular and sought after guitarists on the
international music scene. His dynamic genre-spanning music has brought him to
21 countries on three continents – and still growing – performing in some of the
world’s most illustrious venues, including the Sydney Opera House, Carnegie Hall,
The Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, New York’s Lincoln Center, The Blue
Note, and the world’s oldest indoor concert hall, Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, Italy.
Vignola has recorded over 30 CD’s as a leader and has been a guest on hundreds
of recordings. Vignola has written over 18 educational music books, recorded the
critically acclaimed, “Vignola Plays Gershwin” CD, and recorded 2 DVD’ for Mel
Bay Publications. He has also produced 42 full length video teaching courses for
TrueFire.com, for all levels. His on-line One on One private lessons and online Jazz
Studio continue to thrive, having reached thousands of jazz guitar enthusiasts
throughout the globe.
Currently, Frank Vignola holds residency every Wednesday night at the world
famous Birdland Jazz Club Theatre in New York City. “Frank Vignola’s Guitar
Night” has featured some of the finest talent on the planet including Mike Stern,
Pasquale Grasso, Peter Bernstein, Houston Person and more.