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by Robert Bush
Rebecca Coupe Franks QuartetSaville Theater, San Diego City CollegeSan Diego, CAMarch 8, 2011 Trumpeter Rebecca Coupe Franks brought her own brand of lyrical mainstream jazz into the Saville Theatre, along with her New York pianist and several Los Angeles colleagues. Franks, who now resides in upstate New York, stopped in San Diego while on a short, west coast tour. The rhythm section had a few dates under its belt and, together with the superb ...read more
by Matt Merewitz
What can a change of scene do for a musician? First of all, it can change your daily routine; your outlook on things. It can change your feeling of self as part of a greater whole. It can make you humble or arrogant, set you free or box you in - neither the former nor the latter is necessarily better or worse. For a musician, it can inspire you to do different things than you might have done in the ...read more
by Craig W. Hurst
Rebecca Coupe Franks Exhibition: Tribute to Joe Henderson Independent 2004
Rebecca Coupe Franks is a California-bred and -based trumpet player. Her newest CD Exhibition: Tribute to Joe Henderson is reflective of years she spent in New York City, and her friendship with, and mentorship from the late master tenor saxophonist, Joe Henderson. Franks’ new recording features ten original tunes written in remembrance of the spirit of Joe Henderson’s personality and his music. ...read more