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Originally from South Florida, Carey Frank is now living in Los Angeles, CA. Carey is fortunate to be an active musician, working as a soloist and with various other musicians, genres, and groups. He has worked with the likes of Tedeschi Trucks Band (Susan Tedeschi & Derek Trucks), Hot Tuna, The Wood Brothers, Ndugu Chancler, Marshall Tucker Band, Eric Marienthal, Jane Monheit, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joan Jett, Josh Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Social Distortion, Drake Bell, Bob Mintzer, and Paris Jackson.
Carey received his Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Piano Performance from the University of Central Florida and was a scholarship recipient from the Gold Coast Jazz Society and the Central Florida Jazz Society. He later received his Masters of Music in Jazz Studies at the University of Southern California, studying with Russell Ferrente (Yellowjackets), Alan Pasqua, Bob Mintzer, and Peter Erskine. While completing the final semester of his Masters, Carey released his self-produced debut album, "Keep Smiling", a #1 best seller on Amazon Music in Cool Jazz.
In 2017 Carey subbed for Kofi Burbridge in the Tedeschi Trucks Band for their 2017 Wheels Of Soul tour followed by other tours for the remainder of the year until Kofi was able to return to the band. During this time, Carey released his 2nd solo album, "Something To Remember Him By" featuring guitarist, Bruce Forman. Currently, Carey is an active Los Angeles and touring performing artist, recording artist, arranger, composer, and teacher. You can see him performing solo piano, Hammond organ, keyboards, and ukulele as well as performing with his bands; Rumproller Organ Trio and The Organ Donors, as well as with groups such as Social Distortion, The Mystic Braves, Jimmy Vivino, The Jazz Cartel, Incendio, and many more. Carey is also part of the piano faculty at Los Angeles College of Music (LACM).