Frank Senior is a talented African-American jazz vocalist who was born and raised in Harlem. Blind from birth, Frank developed a love for jazz music at a young age and honed his skills as a vocalist by performing at local clubs and studying under some of the most respected jazz vocalists in the city.
Frank Senior's voice is both smooth and soulful, and he has a unique ability to infuse every performance with emotion and authenticity. Through his music, He aims to spread positive energy and light, and he wants his listeners to feel the love and joy that he puts into every note.
Frank's CDs, "Let Me Be Frank" and "Seniors Center of Love," have gained popularity on mainstream media platforms such as Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon. His performances at renowned nightclubs in the New York City jazz scene, including Smalls, Birdland, and Saint Peter's Church, have been praised for their energy, emotion, and improvisation.
In addition to his live performances and recordings, Frank Senior has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to the jazz community. He was awarded a grant from the NEA, and his music has been praised for its positive energy and uplifting message.
Through his voice, Frank wants to spread a positive five - a message of love, joy, and positivity that can uplift and inspire his listeners. For more information about Frank Senior and his music, please visit his website at www.franksenior.com. With a career that has spanned several years, Frank Senior is a respected figure in the New York City jazz scene, and his legacy continues to inspire and influence generations of musicians and fans alike.
Awards and Honors
National Endowment for the Arts Award
Second Place in the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival’s “Jazz Voice” Competition
Lifetime Achievement Award from the VISIONS Bronx Advisory Board
Jamaica Development Corporation Appreciation Award
Frank is featured in Two Books
Who Am I Now | Thomas Marten - Author
New Yorkers A City and It's People in Our Time | Craig Taylor -Author
"Over a period of six years, the author, Craig Taylor, met with, interviewed and be-friended scores of New York residents from all walks of life - each of them eager to share their slice of New York"