Approximately 500 of the American songbook songs as well as some jazz tunes and out-of-the-way caberet gems are what I endeavor to interpret on the customer's piano.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 180 minutes
What to Expect
I play many guests' favorite songs. The atmosphere of the event is much warmer and friendlier and generally greatly improved.
I am a lifelong resident of Grosse Pointe, Michigan having retired from the financial community after 36 years. I played piano in a jazz club in Grosse Pointe twice a week for a year and a half and I play at various parties and gatherings in private homes and clubs around southeastern Michigan.
Additional Booking Notes
Lyrics really do help to make a song enjoyable. I sing sometimes if it seams welcomed and appropriate.
Many songs of the well known tin pan alley crowd: Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Richard Rodgers. Harold Arlen, Cy Coleman,Irving Berlin, Jule Styne. Out-of -the-way tunes by Miles Davis, Blossom Dearie, Johnny Mandel
Influences & Inspiration
Bill Charlap,. Erroll Garner, Bill Evans , Lester Lanin, Mike Carney, Blossom Dearie, Mel Torme
A reasonably well tuned able piano
A reasonably well-tuned able piano
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