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of the last few years

Summer 2019

Performing and writing/recording new music

Thank you Ray Lewis Presents for a great evening!
Mudville Music Room July 25, 2019

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Spring 2019

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 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

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 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

 

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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

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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

 

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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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Thank you to everyone with A Night Of Blue Eyed Soul
Whiskey Jax Baymeadows
Jacksonville, July 12!, 2018
A FABULOUS NIGHT!

 

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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

 

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(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

 

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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!