|Frank Rosolino was born on August 20, 1926, in Detroit, Michigan. He died on November 26, 1978, in Los Angeles, California.
While still in high school, Rosolino joined the Cass Tech Symphony orchestra plaing trombone.
At 18, Rosolino joined the army. He was assigned to the 86th Division Band in the Philippines.
After two years in the army, Rosolino played with a variety of bands and with his own group in Detroit.
In 1952, he joined the Stan Kenton Band.
He also played trombone for the Howard Rumsey Lighthouse All Stars. Later he joined Donn Tremmer's band which was featured on the Steve Allen television show. In addition to playing trombone, Rosolino also appeared on the show as a comedian.
In the 1970s, Rosolina toured with Conti Condoli, Supersax, Quincy Jones, and Benny Carter.