Frank Youngman started out on piano and trumpet, and played his first professional job at the age of fifteen with a Glenn Miller-style band, the Royalaires, who later became the Formalaires. He got drawn into the world of folk and acoustic music during his college years. In the years afterwards, he played bass with the Lost World Stringband at such diverse venues as “Prairie Home Companion” and the “Improv Comedy Club”. Frank has performed with Martin, Bogan and Armstrong, the Fiction Brothers & Johnny Gimble, Joel Mabus, and Frank Wakefield. As a singer, guitarist, trumpet player, and founding member of Jive at Five, Frank is recently retired from teaching instrumental music for the Lake City School District. He continues to perform in many different settings, bringing with him a passion for music and bit of every sound, style and beat he has heard along the way.