Pianist John Colianni provides elegant Jazz, Standards, and Popular Songs for your event, ready to perform for your event. I perform as a solo pianist, and also with a bassist and drummer. More players can be added as desired. Something else worth mentioning - I've also played extended gigs for Mel Torme, Les Paul, Steve Miller, Woody Allen, and Lionel Hampton...hope to play for you, too!
Price Range: Fee range available on request.
What to Expect
My band and I will provide elegant Jazz, Standards and Broadway, Blues, Boogie, and Pop material. I can appear as a solo pianist, or with my Trio. Larger ensembles are also available.
John Colianni, Pianist -
>Winner of Cash Prize, 1st Int'l Thelonius Monk Piano Competition
>Played in trio of guitarist Les Paul, 2003-2009
>Toured with pop/rock artist Steve Miller, 2009-2012
>Played in Mel Torme's trio, 1991-1995
>First major gig with Lionel Hampton's Orchestra (1980s)
>House Bandleader on MSNBC talk show, "After Hours With Dan Abrams", 2008 (16 episodes)
>Leader of John Colianni Trio, Combo, and Big Band
>Played gigs with Chuck Berry; Larry Coryell; Jose Feliciano; Joe Walsh; Doc Severinsen; Peggy Lee; Joe Piscopo......
>Recording artist for Concord Jazzz and other labels.
Additional Booking Notes
We are fairly well self-contained, equipment-wise, since our music is largely played acoustically. I can provide an electric keyboard and amp when there is no piano otherwise available.