Frank Gravis

Profile:
Frank Gravis played bass in the Hiram Bullock Group and is a top session player in New York City, where he also teaches at the Bass Collective.
Frank Gravis is from San Antonio, Texas, and has been living in the New York City area since 1977.
He has played and recorded with David Sanborn, Herbie Mann, Hiram Bullock, Rupert Holmes (including the hit "Escape: The Piña Colada Song"), Bill Evans and Soulgrass, Soul Bop with Bill Evans and Randy Brecker, Donna Summer, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Ray Baretto, Suzanne Vega, Zhane, Toninho Horta, Dr. John, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Phoebe Snow, Angelo Badalamenti, The Pat McGee Band, and many others.
He also played on the first two seasons of "Sex In The City." He recently completed 10 years on the full-time faculty at The Collective School Of Music.
Frank is still a busy on-call bassist, and works both as a studio musician and live situations.
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Instruments & Performance

Frank Gravis - Havana Candy album art Patti Austin We're In Love Patti Austin - Havana Candy (Album) CTI Records, CTI Records US 1977 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Hit It Again album art Tornader Floating and 3 more… Tornader - Hit It Again (Album) Polydor US 1977 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Sunbelt album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Sunbelt (Album) Atlantic US 1978 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Live And Sleazy album art Village People Village People - Live And Sleazy (Album) Metronome Germany 1979 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Partners In Crime album art Rupert Holmes Rupert Holmes - Partners In Crime (Album) Infinity Records (2) Japan 1979 Sell This Version
none Frank Gravis - Halcyon Days album art University Of Miami Concert Jazz Band* University Of Miami Concert Jazz Band* - Halcyon Days(2xLP, Album) Not On Label none US 1979 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - All Blues / Forest Rain album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - All Blues / Forest Rain (Album) Herbie Mann Music US 1981 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Mellow album art Herbie Mann Another Star and 1 more… Herbie Mann - Mellow (Album) Atlantic US 1981 Sell This Version
JGJ-778 Frank Gravis - Right Behind You In The Left-Hand Lane album art Judy Gorman-Jacobs Judy Gorman-Jacobs - Right Behind You In The Left-Hand Lane(LP) One Sky Music JGJ-778 US 1982 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Astral Island album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Astral Island (Album) Atlantic US 1983 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Suzanne Vega album art Suzanne Vega Suzanne Vega - Suzanne Vega (Album) A&M Records Europe 1985 Sell This Version
81285-1 Frank Gravis - See Through Spirits album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - See Through Spirits(LP, Album) Atlantic 81285-1 US 1985 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Deuce album art Deuce (41) Watersounds and 6 more… Deuce (41) - Deuce (Album) Redwood Records (3) US 1986 Sell This Version
R2 79490 Frank Gravis - An Ant Alone - Songs From The Warrior Ant album art Bob Telson And Little Village Bob Telson And Little Village - An Ant Alone - Songs From The Warrior Ant(CD, Album) Gramavision R2 79490 US 1993 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Pronounced Jah-Nay album art Zhané La, La, La Zhané - Pronounced Jah-Nay (Album) Motown 1994 Sell This Version
54185-2 Frank Gravis - 65th Birthday Celebration: Live At The Blue Note In New York City album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - 65th Birthday Celebration: Live At The Blue Note In New York City(CD, Album) Lightyear Entertainment 54185-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - The Best Of Suzanne Vega - Tried And True album art Suzanne Vega Marlene On The Wall Suzanne Vega - The Best Of Suzanne Vega - Tried And True (Album, Comp) A&M Records Europe 1998 Sell This Version
Not On Label Frank Gravis - Sex And The City album art Douglas Cuomo Douglas Cuomo - Sex And The City(CD, Promo) Not On Label Not On Label Canada 1998 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Bringin' It Home album art Brother Jack McDuff Brother Jack McDuff - Bringin' It Home (Album) Concord Jazz Europe 1999 Sell This Version
COL-CD-6884 Frank Gravis - Brazil - Once Again / Sunbelt album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Brazil - Once Again / Sunbelt(CD, Album, RE, RM) Collectables COL-CD-6884 US 2001 Sell This Version
CCD-4893-2 Frank Gravis - Brotherly Love album art Brother Jack McDuff Brother Jack McDuff - Brotherly Love(CD, Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4893-2 Europe 2001 Sell This Version
Frank Gravis - Retrospective: The Best Of Suzanne Vega album art Suzanne Vega Suzanne Vega - Retrospective: The Best Of Suzanne Vega (Comp, Album) A&M Records Australasia 2003 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Frank Gravis - All Blues / Forest Rain album art Herbie Mann Forest Rain (as F. Graves) Herbie Mann - All Blues / Forest Rain (Album) Herbie Mann Music US 1981 Sell This Version

Production

Frank Gravis - Push / Gold Rush album art Herbie Mann Herbie Mann - Push / Gold Rush Atlantic US 1983 Sell This Version