Nevada Musicians Hall of Fame
Best Known For:
Piano and Conductor
Birth:
Unknown
Nomination:
2016
Years Active:
55 Years
Instruments:
Conductor, Organ, Piano
Genre or Style:
Jazz, Show Music
Decades Played:
1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010

Frank Leone

Mr. Leone’s ability and expertise as a musical director, conductor, pianist, and arranger garnered him an illustrious career, working with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including: Red Skelton (1985-1994); Engelbert Humperdinck (1983-1984); Paul Anka (1975-1982); Sergio Franchi (1969-1970); beginning as Musical Director of The Minsky Follies at the Aladdin Hotel (1968-69).

As pianist in the Main Showrooms for both The Las Vegas Hilton and Caesars Palace (1971-1975), Mr. Leone accompanied a cadre of stars that include: Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Steve and Eydie, Carol Channing, Anthony Newley, Roy Clark, Ben Vereen, Robert Goulet, Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Ike and Tina Turner, Gladys Knight and The Pips, B.B. King, Ann-Margaret, Tony Bennett, Goldie Hawn and Elvis Presley, with whom he also toured.

He has numerous television and recording credits to his name, and additional performances with many other celebrities, including: Natalie Cole, Barbara Mandrell, Eartha Kitt, Raquel Welch, Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse, Lovelace Watkins, Peggy Lee, Dionne Warwick, Andy Gibb, Tony Orlando, Helen Reddy, Vicki Carr, Mirielle Mathieu and Juliet Prowse, and the Pat Cooper Show. He can be seen conducting and playing on the DVD, Engelbert Humperdinck In Concert-Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Music Director, pianist, arranger for Paul Anka, Engelbert Humperdinck, Red Skelton. Pianist for Frank Sinatra, Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams, Tom Jones, Anthony Newly, Ike and Tina Turner, and many, many others. Hammond Organ player with Elvis Presley.

Frank Leone

Mr. Leone’s ability and expertise as a musical director, conductor, pianist, and arranger garnered him an illustrious career, working with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including: Red Skelton (1985-1994); Engelbert Humperdinck (1983-1984); Paul Anka (1975-1982); Sergio Franchi (1969-1970); beginning as Musical Director of The Minsky Follies at the Aladdin Hotel (1968-69).

As pianist in the Main Showrooms for both The Las Vegas Hilton and Caesars Palace (1971-1975), Mr. Leone accompanied a cadre of stars that include: Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Steve and Eydie, Carol Channing, Anthony Newley, Roy Clark, Ben Vereen, Robert Goulet, Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Ike and Tina Turner, Gladys Knight and The Pips, B.B. King, Ann-Margaret, Tony Bennett, Goldie Hawn and Elvis Presley, with whom he also toured.

He has numerous television and recording credits to his name, and additional performances with many other celebrities, including: Natalie Cole, Barbara Mandrell, Eartha Kitt, Raquel Welch, Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse, Lovelace Watkins, Peggy Lee, Dionne Warwick, Andy Gibb, Tony Orlando, Helen Reddy, Vicki Carr, Mirielle Mathieu and Juliet Prowse, and the Pat Cooper Show. He can be seen conducting and playing on the DVD, Engelbert Humperdinck In Concert-Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Music Director, pianist, arranger for Paul Anka, Engelbert Humperdinck, Red Skelton. Pianist for Frank Sinatra, Steve & Eydie, Andy Williams, Tom Jones, Anthony Newly, Ike and Tina Turner, and many, many others. Hammond Organ player with Elvis Presley.

Best Known For:
Piano and Conductor
Birth:
Unknown
Nomination:
2016
Years Active:
55 Years
Instruments:
Conductor, Organ, Piano
Genre or Style:
Jazz, Show Music
Decades Played:
1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010

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