I am a solo Jazz/Classical pianist offering to play background music for dinners, receptions, birthday parties, or other events. I also have experience playing in combos as well as accompanying vocal soloists and other chamber ensembles. I play styles ranging from Swing and Jazz Ballad to Classical/Romantic Piano and New Age music.
Price Range: $80 and up
Gig Length: 45 - 210 minutes
What to Expect
I can provide light background music suitable for dinners or receptions. I have experience playing wedding receptions, dinner music, and swing dance music as well as various performances in trios, solo, and big bands. Most of my performances have been Jazz, but I also have experience as a classical performer. I have professional experience as a vocal accompanist (arias and German Lieder).
I am currently a Mathematics Graduate Student living in Fargo, ND. I graduated from Truman State University in Missouri with a BA in Mathematics and Music. I studied Piano with Mrs. Anna Hakeman, Mrs. Kay Fischer, and Dr. David Mckamie.
Additional Booking Notes
I love opportunities to play on acoustic pianos and am more than happy to play my Jazz gigs with an acoustic piano.
I also have my own Yamaha Electric Piano, Power Cable, Instrument Cable, pedal, but simply need an area near an electrical outlet or an extension cord with 2 plugins, or a power strip.
All the Things You Are
Stella By Starlight
Take the A Train
There will Never Be Another You
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Evans, Red Garland, Mccoy Tyner, Brad Meldhau
Extension Cord/ Power Strip
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