Frank Vasi

Thimble Island Saxophone Quartet

Thimble Island Saxophone Quartet

Frank Vasi is an award winning composer and the founder of TISQ. He graduated from the Mannes College of Music in NYC where he studied saxophone and clarinet with Joseph Allard and Frank Socolow, and composition with Fred Werle and David Loeb. As a New York freelance musician he played with such jazz greats as Benny Goodman, Doc Cheatham, Joe Jones, Victor Gaskin and Chris Calloway.

Vasi’s compositions have been performed at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully and Avery Fisher Halls. The American pianist Ronald Hawkins gave the European premier of Brooklyn Bridge 3:00am at the Academy of Saint Martin-in-the Fields(London) and the Rachmaninov House in Russia.

In 2018 Spectra Records will release Random Thoughts performed by TISQ. Vasi’s compositions are published by Dorn Publacations.


Telephone: 203.415.0511