Frank recorded with Mick Jagger on the Wandering Spirit album, and was musical director for Stevie Nicks on her Enchanted tour. Having toured extensively and recorded with Don Henley as a guitarist and vocalist, he also co-wrote Workin’ It and Goodbye to a River with Henley, and is featured as the band leader on the Inside Job DVD. Frank Simes has also worked with Rod Stewart, Don Felder, Charlotte Church, Sylvie Vartan, Engelbert Humperdinck, David Lee Roth, Warren Zevon, Roger Waters, and Martha Davis.
Frank Simes also composes original guitar and piano pieces in the contemporary, Modern, Baroque, and Romantic styles, which were recorded by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. His current projects include producing Camilla Kerslake, whose single is being broadcast on BBC radio and TV, producing a new version Let My Love Open the Door for a Teenage Cancer America commercial with Roger Daltrey on vocals, and becoming the musical director and consultant, and composing the theme song for a new music-networking social media site called Hippotrax.
As musical director for the The Who, having completed two tours of Europe, upcoming dates also include three more legs in North America, Australia, and Japan. Simes and partner, Lisa Verlo, composed and authored two musicals: THE DOOR and SEX RATED G: A One Woman Show With A Man In It. SEX RATED G was produced and performed for 28 consecutive days in the month of August 2015 at the Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.