Iowa Piano Man and Entertainer
‘Enjoy with Troy’
Troy Harris has entertained the Quad Cities since 1985. His musical talent has allowed him to be pianist for the Red Crow Grille and the Lodge Restaurant and Hotels, Bettendorf, Iowa, as well as Von Maur, President Casinos, Rhythm City Casino, and E L Entertainment. Troy has entertained from Okoboji to Des Moines to the Quad Cities and western Illinois. He has played for many venues including lounges, fine dining restaurants, private and corporate parties, weddings, churches, and outdoor events and the Governor of Iowa. His repertoire includes standards, pop, jazz, rock, show tunes, light classical, waltzes, TV themes and holiday music. Whether it’s Sinatra or The Beatles, Broadway or Beethoven, Troy draws from a repertoire of over 600 songs which he plays by memory.
Troy has been featured by Quad City Times Columnists Bill Wundrum and David Burke as well as the Moline Dispatch, Argus and Leader Newspapers and Channel 6 News for his entertainment and musical fundraising. Troy is a member of the Quad City Regional Musician’s Association and received his degree in music from Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. While at Coe he had the distinct honor of being a back up singer for Barry Manilow during his Cedar Rapids concert tour. Troy has composed, arranged and copyrighted music in a variety of styles and instrumentation's. He was featured by the Quad City Times in 2005 for his song ‘Davenport – That Jazzy Town’. Troy has a resourceful collection of over 3600 pieces of sheet music to draw from.
Troy provides the experience and knowledge to make your special event a sparkling success.
Here are some of the most popular wedding, corporate, and party venue locations where Troy has performed:
Abbey Station, Rock Island, IL
Ascension Chapel, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL
Bass Street Chop House, Moline, IL
Best Western Steeplegate Inn, Davenport, IA
Bettendorf Middle Park Lagoon, Bettendorf, IA
Butterworth Center, Moline, IL
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA
Clarion Hotel, Davenport, IA
Crow Valley Country Club, Davenport, IA
Geneva Country Club, Muscatine, IA
Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Garden, Dubuque, IA
German American Heritage Center, Davenport, IA
Hauberg Center, Rock Island, IL
Hotel Blackhawk, Davenport, IA
Kinnick Stadium, McCord Lounge, Iowa City, IA
Lodge Hotel and Restaurant, Bettendorf, IA
Modern Woodman Park, Davenport, IA
Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, IA
Olde St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Long Grove, IA
Outing Club, Davenport IA
Peoria Country Club, Peoria, IL
Phoenix of Davenport, Davenport, Iowa
Quad City Botanical Center, Rock Island, IL
Quad City Radisson Hotel, Davenport, IA
Red Crow Grille, Bettendorf, IA
Rock Island Arsenal Golf Club, Rock Island, IL
Short Hills Country Club, East Moline, IL
TPC Deere Run, Silvis, IL
Unitarian Universalist Church, Davenport IA
Troy Harris: Piano Man / Music Stylist
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 60 - 480 minutes
Troy Harris can be heard live playing piano Thursdays at the Red Crow Grille, 2504 53rd Avenue, Bettendorf and Fridays at the Phoenix, 111 West Second Street, Davenport, Iowa. For the past three years Troy has played at the Lodge Restaurant, 900 Spruce Hills Drive, Bettendorf, IA. He still plays at the LodgeRestaurant, Bettendorf, IA for holidays, parties and special events. Troy is listed regularly in the live music entertainment calendars of both the Quad City Times Go & Do section and the River City Reader. Troy entertains for weddings and area senior retirement Homes. Let Troy entertain you! Call him at (563) 326 – 5811 and let him be your live, personal pianist for your next party, reception, Birthday, Anniversary or Wedding. Enjoy with Troy!
Troy Harris has been pianist for weddings at St. Ann's Catholic Church Long Grove IA, TPC Deere Run Silvis, IL, Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Short Hills Country Club Est Moline IL, and available for your wedding venue.
Cities where pianist Troy Harris has provided music include Aledo IL, Apple Valley MN, Bettendorf IA, Burlington IA, Cedar Rapids IA, Clinton IA, Davenport IA, Des Moines IA, Dubuque IA, East Moline IL, Iowa City IA, Marshalltown IA, Milan IL, Moline IL, Muscatine IA, Silvis IL, Spirit Lake IA, Tama IA, West Des Moines IA, Wyanet IL,
Thursdays @ The Red Crow Grille and Fridays @ The Phoenix of Davenport.
Booking your Wedding, Reception, Corporate event or party!!
In some cases I may need electrical access for piano keyboard.
This is a VERY BRIEF SAMPLING of RECEPTION AND PARTY SONGS. Troy has an extensive repertoire of OVER 600 SONGS from every decade which spans well over a century of music. His music includes Standards, Broadway, Jazz, Blues, Country, Folk, Waltz, TV and Movie themes, light classical, classic Pop and easy listening. It also includes such names as Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, Tony Bennett, Elton John, Scott Joplin, Barry Manilow, Miles Davis and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Troy welcomes your requests.
A Foggy Day, Alley Cat, Always, Ain’t Misbehavin, All I ask of You, Angie, As Time Goes By, At Last, Autumn Leaves, Bennie and the Jets, Blue Skies, Bridge over Troubled Waters, Candle in the Wind, Carousel (songs), Chariots of Fire, Cheers (Theme), Colour My World, Copacobana, Could I Have This Dance, Crazy, Desperado, Danny Boy,Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me, Embraceable You, Endless Love, Evergreen, Fiddler on the Roof (songs), Five Foot Two, Fly Me to the Moon, Four, Fur Elise, Girl from Ipanima, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, Great Balls of Fire, Have I Told You Lately that I Love You, Hello Dolly, I Left My Heart In San Fransisco, I Saw Her Standing There, I Write The Songs, Imagine, In the Mood, It Had To Be You, It’s Almost Like Being in Love, Just the Way You Are, King of the Road, Lady in Red, Laura, Linus and Lucy (Peanuts), Love, Love Me Tender, Mack the Knife, Mandy, Margaritaville, Memory, Misty, Moon River, Moondnace, More, Music Box Dancer, My Funny Valentine, My Way, Nadia’s Theme, New York New York, , New York State of Mind, One (A Chorus Line), Over The Rainbow, Peg O' My Heart, Phantom of the Opera (songs), Piano Man, Pink Panther, Recipe for Love, Satin Doll, Send in the Clowns, Sentimental Journey, She’s Always a Woman, Someone to Watch Over Me, Somewhere My Love, Sound of Music (songs),South Pacific (songs), Spanish Eyes, Strangers in the Night, Summertime, Sweet Caroline, Sweet Home Chicago, That’s Life, The Entertainer, The Lady is a Tramp, The Music Man (songs), The Rose, The Shadow of Your Smile, The Tennessee Waltz, The Way We Were, The Way You Look Tonight, The Wind Beneath My Wings, Twist and Shout, Unchained Melody, Unforgettable, Valentine, We’ve Got Tonight, What a Wonderful World, When I fall in Love, When I’m Sixty Four, When You Wish Upon A Star, With a Little Help From My Friends, Wonderful Tonight, Yellow Brick Road, You’re Sixteen, You Light Up My Life, Your Song
2007: 230 gigs
2008: 303 gigs
2009: 282 gigs
2010: 270 gigs
2011: 250 gigs
2012: 255 gigs
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue, Corporate Event, Cruise, Dinner Dance, Festival, Fundraiser, Funeral Service, Grand Opening, Hotel, Private Party, Religious Celebration, Restaurant, Trade Show, Wedding Ceremony, Wedding Reception
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