Frank Carrera

/Frank Carrera
Frank Carrera
Frank Carrera
Matthiew Lee e Frank Carrera

Photo credits: Pier Luigi

Short bio

He is a Guitarist, chorister, arranger, composer, producer, and teacher. He was born in Pesaro the 29th of June of 1986.

At the age of 20 he joined the band of Matthew Lee, with which he performed on various prestigious stages.

2015

He recorded the album “D’altri tempi” in Italy with Luca Chiaravalli, and in the United Kingdom to the “Helicon Mountain Studios” owned by Jools Holland.

2016

He wrote and produced the piece “Shout out Christmas” included in the Virgin Radio Christmas compilation “Xmas in Rock”

Frank Carrera (alias Francesco Orizi) is a Guitarist, chorister, arranger, composer, producer, and teacher. He was born in Pesaro the 29th of June of 1986. When he was 20 he joined the Band of Matthew Lee, with which he performed on various prestigious stages such as “Blue Note” of Milan, “Musicultura”, “Summer Jamboree” and with which he took part in many blues festivals like Soul island festival, Subiaco Blues festival, Lodi Blued festival, Tropea blues festival, Campania Blues, and Blues in town.
He has participated in many prestigious national and international festivals, such as International Festival of Hammamet (Tunisia); Cornbury Festival (Uk); Montauban Festival (France) Theatre Du Leman Geneve (Switzerland); 100 club London (Uk); International Festival Boogie Woogie Brussels (Belgium) and so many others.
In 2015 he recorded the album “D’altri tempi” in Italy with Luca Chiaravalli (Laura Pausini, Eros Ramazzotti, Renga…) and in the United kingdom; he produced and arranged the piece “Rout 66” along with Matthew Lee which will become the theme song of the Rai programme called “Dreams Road”.

In 2016 he wrote and produced the piece “Shout out Christmas” included in the Virgin Radio Christmas compilation “Xmas in Rock” along with other artists such as Marky Ramone (Ramones drummer), Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols bassist), Lacuna Coil…
He is currently engaged in studio with the writing and the recording of the new Matthew Lee album together with the producer Niccolò Fragile (Mina, Eros Ramazzotti, Irene Grandi, Renato Zero, Vasco Rossi…), and also plays in live performance with “Italian Roots Tour”.
Furthermore, he is engaged in a teaching activity in his music school placed in Cattolica (Italy).