Live at Giorgio’s
Jeff Franzel is a multi-talented songwriter and composer with over 30 years experience in the music business. He began his career as a jazz pianist and toured with many groups, including big band legend Les Brown. During that time he accompanied such artists as Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Mel Torme. Jeff has been Yamaha artist since 2011, and recorded his CD Mood of the Moment, in front of a live audience at Oscar Peterson Hall in Montreal on a Yamaha CFX Piano.
Jeff’s current color piano album When You Know, is now available and was recorded in Montreal in August, 2016. Jeff has been performing solo piano at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater in NYC for the past 5 years and will be releasing his 3rd solo piano CD “theme requests” early next year. Jeff is also a successful songwriter and his songs have sold over 30 million records including over 20 singles worldwide. He has songs recorded by Josh Groban, Placido Domingo, ‘NSYNC, The Temptations, and Shawn Colvin. Jeff has a single with Island/Decca artists Rhys Lewis called Be Your Man. Jeff also wrote 6 songs for Dennis Van Aarssen who was the winner of The Voice of Holland. His Christmas single Christmas After Party will be released in land in early December.
Jeff graduated Memorial High School in Houston so he’s happy to have roots here in Houston.