Aka Frank Turek (Saxophones, wind synthesizer) has been active in the Portland music scene for the past fifteen years; co-founder and artistic director to Portland’s original surf instrumental band Shutdown 66, originator of the circus jazz, avant schmaltz sax and drum duo The Clown School Dropouts as well as a four year tenure as organ player for the sixties garage sound band Lady Kensington and the Beatlords. Currently he spends much time working on his art assemblage pieces at his studio space in Portland. He can also be seen on the street in the guise of Cranky, the Clown School Dropout playing his signature straight alto saxophone. Cranky on Facebook.