Jazz Guitarist, Frank Kohl was born and raised in the NYC metro area. He began playing guitar at age 7. He started his journey into jazz by joining his award winning high school jazz band. Musicians such as: Wes Montgomery, George Benson, Pat Martino and Jim Hall were milestones along the way of his musical development.
In 1972 Frank attended Berklee College of Music and graduated in 1976 with honors. Students and teachers at that time in Berklee were: John Scofield, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow and Gary Burton.
After Berklee, Frank moved back to NY and performed professionally. In 1981, he released first LP “Reform” The Frank Kohl Quartet featuring Bassist Michael Moore.