Maxx Frank is a keyboardist, songwriter, arranger, and a former member of the award-winning gospel performing group Commissioned.[1]

Personal lifeEdit

Maxx Frank was born Clarence N. Frank on June 25, 1966 in Hammond, Indiana. He is the son of a sixth-grade school teacher and Marine, and a Church of God in Christ pastor. Maxx began playing the piano at the age of 3 years old and by the age of 12 was the main organist at his father's church. He is the fifth child of seven siblings. He is married to Sonya Renee Frank.

Musical careerEdit

Maxx began his professional career with the Gospel music group, The Winans 1985-1989. Later he joined the gospel group Commissioned 1990-1997. Maxx plays drums, organ, piano, and saxophone.

He has produced and written songs for Commissioned, Fred Hammond, Carman, The Winans, 98 Degrees, Handel’s Messiah, Jesse Campbell, Dawkins & Dawkins, The Whispers, and Yolanda Adams. He has also produced and written over 700+ jingles for television and radio commercials. [Citation needed]


His influences are Organist/Pastor Elder David Blakely his son David Allen Blakely, Thomas Whitfield, The Winans, George Shearing, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Quincy Jones, Twinkie Clark, Charles Guyger, Stevie Wonder. [Citation needed]

He has founded the production company named “Rock You 1 Entertainment.”


  1. Carpenter, Bil (2005). Uncloudy Days: the Gospel Music Encyclopedia. Hal Leonard Corporation. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-87930-841-4. Retrieved 11 May 2011.


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