Frank Petrilli

Financial Officer and Director

NAAC board member Frank Petrilli is a jazz accordionist based in Los Angeles, California highly active in both the accordion and wider jazz communities on the West Coast, and throughout the US. A protégé and close friend of the late great jazz accordionist Frank Morocco, Frank has performed with renowned artists such as guitarist John Chiodini at top venues such as “Herb Albert’s” club called Vibrato’s Grill and Jazz.

Frank has also performed at many of the major accordion festivals and clubs in the US. In October of 2011, Frank appeared on the TV series Mad Men. In 2012, Frank recorded his debut CD, “Totally Frank.” In addition, Frank performed at the Accofestival in Kiev, Ukraine, and at the Fif Castelfidardo, the prestigious annual festival at Italy’s home of the Accordion.

As the booking agent and artistic director of the Vibrato Jazz Club, Pat Senator wrote, “Like his mentor, Petrilli gives new life to the accordion with impeccable phrasing and a smooth, fluid style.”