Frank Cheatham Jr.

Frank Cheatham Jr.

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Jazz - Contemporary | Richmond, Virginia, United States
Total Song Plays: 161   
Member Since: 2004
   Last Login: over 30 days ago

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Frank was born in Richmond Virginia. At age 3, he showed a strong interest in music so, his parents bought him a toy organ. He began playing songs by ear that he heard on the radio or in church. Frank grew up listening to all styles of music but mostly R&B, Jazz, and Gospel. He studied classical piano for serveral years, and played the Alto/Tenor Saxophones in the school band for a few years. At age 12, he began received his first Precision bass and it was love at first sight. Frank began jamming with R&B songs over the radio and playing with the neighborhood band. After hearing great bass players such as Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorios, Anthony Jackson, John Patitucci, and Victor Wooten, Frank was inspired even more to develop on the bass. Today, Frank has been writing, producing, and doing recording sessions as a bassist and/or keyboardist. Frank released his first solo debut CD titled "Bassic Keys To Life" which fits in the genre of Contemporary Jazz. His 2nd solo effort "Illusions

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