FRANK LEONE is an inductee of the Nevada Musicians’ Hall of Fame, President Emeritus of Musicians Union of Las Vegas, Local 369 and past president of the Las Vegas Jazz Society.
His ability and expertise as a musical director, conductor, pianist, and arranger garnered him an illustrious career, working with some of the biggest names in entertainment, including: Red Skelton; Engelbert Humperdinck; and Paul Anka. As pianist in Las Vegas showrooms, Mr. Leone accompanied a cadre of stars that included: Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Steve and Eydie, Carol Channing, Anthony Newley, Roy Clark, Ben Vereen, Robert Goulet, Tom Jones, Sammy Davis Jr., Ike and Tina Turner, Gladys Knight and The Pips, B.B. King, Ann-Margaret, Tony Bennett, and Elvis Presley, with whom he also toured.
He has numerous television and recording credits to his name and additional performances with many other celebrities, including: Natalie Cole, Barbara Mandrell, Eartha Kitt, Raquel Welch, Tony Martin and Cyd Charisse, Peggy Lee, Dionne Warwick, Andy Gibb, Tony Orlando, Helen Reddy and Vicki Carr. He can be observed conducting and playing on the DVD, Engelbert Humperdinck In Concert-Live at Royal Albert Hall with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.