Frank Smith is a professional guitarist and BMI recording artist with over 30 years of experience. Frank makes his home in Naples, Florida where he plays out regularly in venues all around southwest Florida and also gives concerts throughout the United States. His CD's are sold worldwide and his original compositions have been featured on both radio and TV sound tracks. Frank's repertoire of original music features his own musical style that is full of emotional energy and is guaranteed to relax and resonate deep within the soul.
Frank is widely known for his original solo guitar performances on his first two CD's, but his newest recording "Gardens of Hope" separates itself by adding the texture and professionalism of many award-winning musicians who back up his acoustic and classical guitar arrangements, making this an astounding three-dimensional composition.
It was the love of acoustic guitar along with the music of Will Ackerman that inspired Frank to begin a music career and later create his three CD's. When he began exploring alternate tunings on the guitar along with using altered capos, he found the sound he had always been looking for. With the added expertise of producer Will Ackerman, engineer Corin Nelsen and many other talented musical artists, his newest recording "Gardens of Hope" became a reality.
Frank has received accolades in numerous publications for playing his music in hospital settings as well as for his other professional performances. Frank currently volunteers his music at Naples Community Hospital and Physicians Regional Hospital in Naples Florida. His music was heard daily for over two years playing for outpatient infusion services where people come in for chemotherapy.
Frank is considered a visionary because his multidimensional music weaves an emotional thread through each song he writes, lifting your spirit and making you smile. He constantly develops increasing enthusiasm for his performances which emphasizes his talent as an artist on the rise. His style of music is inspirational and will lead you on an inner journey of calmness from which you will never be the same.