Composer / arranger

Frank composes for a variety of band lineups.

He began his career as a composer with a focus on jazz combo and big band.
In recent years Frank has expanded his compositional palette to a variety of lineups.

An overview:

Compositions for jazz combo:

Het einde van de wereld

jazz quartet 
(reeds, piano, double bass, drums) - 1 vocal - 3 actors

Triolette

jazz quartet

Talkhole's night

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Introducing the Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Hillstreet rec.)

Secret update

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Introducing the Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Hillstreet rec.)

Jump'n Joy

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Live" Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Arecords)

For John

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Live" Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Arecords)

Little tooth

jazz quartet

Blues Juice

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Freeze Quantize

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Sal's delight

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Live" Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Arecords)

Indoor Fireworks

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Two sides of her

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Vieuws

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Into rhythm

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Picture a view" Bsharp 80)

Cleared for take-off

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Introducing the Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Hillstreet rec.)

Due Duel

duo piano-alto saxophone 
(as recorded on "Live!" Del Ferro-Vaganée Group Arecords)

Lanotas Circle

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Live" Del Ferro-Vaganée Group" Arecords)

Triopiece One

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Two Trios" WERF 016)

Frankly, my dear

jazz quartet

I'll wait for you

jazz quartet

Second chance

jazz quartet

Shy high

jazz quartet

Something

jazz quartet

The rusty rooster

jazz quartet

Riff from a cliff

jazz quartet 
(as recorded on cd "Two Trios" WERF 016)

Likembe song

jazz quartet

Arrangements for large ensemble:

A day's Journey

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 + male vocal 
(as recorded on Brussels Jazz Orchestra cd "Changing Faces" O+ records)

Summertime

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 + male and female vocal 
(as recorded on cd "Another Porgy a different Bess Naive records)

Bells and Brass

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - comp. Lode Mertens

Dance of the mulato's

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Bihogo

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

June 25

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

November 30th

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Peace Warrior

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Rivers

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Shaya Sebothane

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Side Walk

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

The last tribe

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 + percussion - comp. Chris Joris

Barinya

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - comp. Michael Ivanov

Bells Blues

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - comp. Michael Ivanov

Fiesta

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - comp. Michael Ivanov

Otdavali Molodu

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - Russian traditional

Under Seven Winds

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - comp. Michael Ivanov

Compositions for large ensemble:

Creating Chances

symphonic orchestra  - jazz orchestra 5/4/4/3 - 1 classical soprano vocal &
1 female jazzvocal

Piccadilly

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4

Vliegen tot de hemel

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 - 1 vocal - 5 actors 
(as recorded on "Vliegen tot de Hemel" Davidsfonds)

Countermove

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

Mr Iron, Stone, Wood and I

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

The Blues Goose

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

Robusto

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

Seasoned

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

Walking Away

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

A luscious moment

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

Languorous ballad

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

A Bronx morning (3 movements)

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

When spring begins

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "The Septembers Sessions" WERF 018)

Manna-Hatta

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Live" Radio3 - out of print )

The Hopper

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Jazzolympics" AMG 4255714)

Inheritance

jazz orchestra 5/4/4/4 
(as recorded on "Countermove" WERF 054)

 

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