Frank Gant (born May 26, 1931) is a jazz drummer.
Born in Detroit, Michigan, Gant recorded with Donald Byrd, Sonny Stitt, and extensively with Yusef Lateef in the late 1950s and then Red Garland before becoming a member of Ahmad Jamal's trio (1966-1976).
His first gigs were with Billy Mitchell and Pepper Adams, and after working with Little John Wilson and his Merry Men at the Madison Ballroom, including four days backing Billie Holiday, he went on to join Alvin Jackson's house band at the Blue Bird.
- As sideman
- 1955: Byrd Jazz - Donald Byrd
- 1958: Breakin' It Up - Barry Harris
- 1964: Proof Positive - J. J. Johnson (Impulse!)
- 1979: Monty Alexander in Tokyo - Monty Alexander with Gant and Andy Simpkins
- 1986: Moonray - Adam Makowicz with Gant, Jamil Nasser, Deborah Henson-Conant and Ed Saindon
- With Sonny Stitt
- With Yusef Lateef
- With Red Garland
- With Ahmad Jamal
- 1966: Heat Wave
- 1968: Tranquility
- 1970: The Awakening
- 1971: Freeflight
- 1971: Outertimeinnerspace
- 1976: Recorded Live at Oil Can Harry's
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