Frank Dorritie is a performer, producer, arranger, educator and author. He is known for his work with Dave Brubeck, Wynton Marsalis, the National Cast of Phantom of the Opera and Tito Puente, among others. Nine of his recordings have received Grammy Nominations and two of these, New York Scene (Art Blakey) and La Onda Va Bien (Cal Tjader), won Grammy Awards in Jazz and Latin categories, respectively.
He has instructed and/or arranged music for the Blue Devils, Santa Clara Vanguard, Cavaliers, Madison Scouts, Garfield Cadets, Bluecoats, Bridgemen, 27th Lancers, Renegades and a host of other corps and bands. Frank has worked as a performer, clinician and adjudicator throughout North America, Europe, South Africa and Japan, and has served as musical consultant for Fox Television.
He is the Chair of Recording Arts at Los Medanos College and his books "Essentials of Music for Audio Professionals" and "Handbook of Field Recording" are published by ArtistPro. Frank is the DCA I&E champion (Tenor
Bugle) and a member of the World Drum Corps Hall of Fame.