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what's been

going on

Summer 2019

Performing and writing/recording new music

Thank you Ray Lewis Presents for a great evening!

Mudville Music Room July 25, 2019 Jacksonville, Florida

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Spring 2019

 Photo shoot fun getting some

shots for our new music album

and the talented

Kay Charleston Photography

makes it a fabulous, glamorous

experience, and was the perfect

way to spend the day

before Mother's Day

 

 Fran and band members Kenny Levine, Johnny Piantadosi, Sammy Buonocore, Sr., and Tommy Gilstrap just completed full-length music videos for 3 singles from her album

 

 

 

Click  V I D E O S  link

 Fran headed back to NYC at the end of March 2019 and returned to The Cutting Room for an exciting vocal training live event with The Singing Zone's world renowned vocal trainer Per Bristow ... because all singers must continually train with the best trainers

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Fran just released her first album

of original songs written and produced with local musician, composer, arranger Kenny Levine and other local musicians including Johnny (the Claw) Piantadosi on guitar on Nov. 29, 2018
 

The ALBUM LAUNCH listening and CD signing event was held THURS 11/29

at Surfer (the bar), 5pm-8pm Jax Beach

Fran performed select songs from her album with Kenny and Johnny and other amazing Jacksonville musicians on Sun Dec 9th at Whiskey Jax Baymeadows Rd in Jacksonville

First full Extended Play (EP) Album entitled
You Always Were

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So much fun being back on stage at The Iridium, Broadway, NYC

with Frank Shiner and His All Star Band on September 6th 2018

Fran was back in New York City

Thursday, September 6th

to perform once more with Frank Shiner

at The Iridium on Broadway

THANK YOU local Jacksonville, FL Band Hard 2 Handle for inviting me to perform with you now 8 times!

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THANK YOU Whiskey Jax, Baymeadows for having me as SUNDAY SESSIONS SPECIAL GUEST on July 8!, 2018

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(ABOVE) A Night of Blue Eyed Soul dream team of musicians and singers

Back row, l-r: Kenny Levine (keyboards), Tommy Gilstrap (bass), John Piantadosi

(lead guitar), Will Hurley (sound tech), Marcus Parsley (trumpet).

Front row, l-r: Sammy Buonocore, Sr., (drums), Skyler Nolan (saxophone),

Fran Pitre (vocals), Frank Shiner (vocals)

(BELOW) Fran and Frank sing a powerful duet

 

Fran performs original song "You Always Were"

with collaborating composer, Kenny Levine on piano

 

Thank you to everyone with A Night Of Blue Eyed Soul

Whiskey Jax Baymeadows

Jacksonville, July 12!, 2018

A FABULOUS NIGHT!

 

(ABOVE) Our outstanding brass section, Marcus Parcely (trumpet) and Skuler Nolan (saxophone).

(BELOW) Event publicist Mike Kaufmann, Event Producer Fran Pitre,

and visiting New York performer and friend, Frank Shiner

 

Another Awesome Night

It was a blast performing with

Frank Shiner and His 

All Star Band

at The IRIDIUM 

1650 Broadway, New York City    February 2, 2018

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What a great

night it was!

Frank Shiner and His All Star Band

The Cutting Room 

New York City    October 21, 2017

I was honored to join Frank Shiner on stage

as he welcomed back Rock-n'-Roll Hall-of-Famer Gene Cornish of The Young Rascals in this concert event benefitting life-saving breast cancer research.

Thanks to everyone who joined us.

What a night! The energy was through-the-roof!

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