Frank Capp


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Musician, Drummer

Frank Capp .always fancied himself a jazz drummer, although he successfully played many styles of music. As a session player in Los Angeles, Frank played on many hit recordings, among them, "The Beat Goes On" and "I Got You Babe" with Sonny and Cher. He led big bands and played in small groups with the likes of Stan Kenton and Peggy Lee. Frank was also the drummer for the David Rose Orchestra, which appeared on the Red Skelton television show for over 13 years! His friendship with Remo Belli, and several others in the music products industry, is among the main reason Frank was a regular NAMM Show attendee from the 1950s until the year before his passing.