Biography: Authorized teacher of the Schillinger System of music. Graduate New Jersey Musical College. Awarded a scholarship to Julliard School of Music. Lectured on history of jazz. Conducted seminars at Grambling College and Louisiana Tech. Retired professional trumpeter. Author of over 25 books on music and several novels and screenplays.

Books published by author:


  1. Jazz - Then and Now
    Jazz - Then and Now

    by Frank Leanza

    Jazz - Then and Now
    by Frank Leanza

    Rating: 2.9/5 (392 votes cast)

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    This is a well-researched, detailed history of the musicians and music of the jazz form. It covers the various trends, venues and geographical influences that contributed to the music form called jazz.

    Categories: Entertainment, History, Other Non-fiction

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  2. Blues Then and Now - The History of the Blues
    Blues Then and Now - The History of the Blues

    by Frank Leanza

    Blues Then and Now - The History of the Blues
    by Frank Leanza

    Rating: 2.9/5 (398 votes cast)

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    Trace the origin of the blues from its African roots into new music forms such as rock and roll, jazz and R&B. Meet the fascinating men and women who lived, built, revived and helped evolve the blues style.

    Categories: Biographies & Memoirs, Entertainment, History

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