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Frank Vignola/Joe Ascione: 66 2/3

Read "66 2/3" reviewed by Marcia Hillman

The Frank & Joe Show's second release finds the group expanded to a sextet--lead guitarist Frank Vignola and percussionist Joe Ascione add rhythm guitarist Ken Smith, bassist Gary Mazzaroppi, and percussionists Chuck Ferruggia and Rich Zukor to the roster (the disc also includes one vocal apiece by Jane Monheit and Janis Siegel).

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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

The Frank & Joe Show: 66 2/3

Read "66 2/3" reviewed by Stephen Latessa

66 2/3 is an eclectic collection equally at home with standards like “Manhattan and “It Might As Well Be Swing and classical pieces like a Bach violin concerto. The Frank and Joe Show, led by guitarist Frank Vignola and percussionist Joe Ascione, is comprised of ace players who can mix heady technique with an appreciation for ...