THE FLYCATS - Rich Franks

Rich Franks


Rich Franks has played or recorded with Jazz greats Jaco Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, John Patitucci, Dave Liebman, Mark Murphy, Dr Lonnie Smith, Jack Mcduff, Al Grey, Pete Minger, Clark Terry, Milt Jackson, Joe Williams (Count Basie Orch.) and many others.

While living in Miami Florida Rich played all the major Hotels in Miami Beach including the Playboy Plaza Hotel and the Playboy Club. Some of the artists Rich has performed with are the Jackie Gleason Orchestra, Burt Bacharach, The Platters, The Supremes, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Trini Lopez, Brook Benton, Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Pearl Bailey, Jack Jones, Robert Goulet, Vic Damone, Al Martino, Jerry Vale, Steve Allen, Phyllis Diller, Jerry Lewis and others.

Rich Franks' CD "For Our Friend" is dedcated to the late, great Jaco Pastorius with Alex Darqui piano, and John Patitucci bass.


Formed in 2008, The FlyCats are jazz favorites in north Georgia, specializing in what they call "New York Lounge Jazz" or "Cigar-Club Jazz", performing standards, swing, bop, bossa, a little funk/R&B, etc. and some original compositions.

For booking please call 770-965-6000 or 770-634-3442.   Or, email

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