April 11, 1947- January 30, 2004
proudly announce that
beginning in 2005,
our jazz festival will be renamed...
FRANK MANTOOTH JAZZ FESTIVAL
NEW TRIER HIGH SCHOOL"
to see the
FRANK MANTOOTH TRIBUTE VIDEO
shown at our festival
must download and install REALONE PLAYER (free) to see this video
Published Stories about Frank
#1 (Jan. 31, 2004)- Garden City (Kansas) Telegram
Story #2 (Jan. 31, 2004) Garden City (Kansas) Telegram
Obituary published on February 2, 2004
An Interview with Frank (March 2000 IAJE Journal)
Tooth with Richard Davis and Ed Thigpen
at Sun Prarie High School
Note: Photo taken by
Patti "Mama Cheese" Brickson
Here is the photo of Frank,
Bobby Shew, Steve Sveum and
the Sun Prairie HS Jazz
Ensemble working on Frank's
"If the Shew Fits" Note:
Photo taken by Patti
Brickson of Madison.
Summer of 1999 at the Skidmore Jazz Institute.
(l-r): -Todd Coolman -Curtis Fuller -Ed
-Frank Mantooth -Vince DiMartino -Pat Labarbera
Contributed by Joe Zaffuts