I am a professional solo pianist, singer and accompanist. I recently bought a Kawaii ES7 digital piano which I can bring to your
event if you don't have a piano already. It costs $2000, but has the most true piano sound you will ever hear. I like to lead sing a longs, sing solos, and play a variety of styles, current pop, classical and Jazz are included. I am a real pianist, classically trained with clear technique and always have an clear expressive connection to what I am playing. Whatever you prefer, background instrumental, vocals or sing a long song leader, I can provide the role you need for your party or event. Any songs you want, just tell me, I will bring them to play for you.
Larry was great to work with and always professional. He really listed to what kind of music I wanted for my party unlike some who just play what they know. During the party he talked to my guests and took requests and made the party a lot more fun. He has a great personality and mixed with my guess well. He already had most of the songs I wanted played and found the sheet music for any songs he did not already have. He can play anything you want as long as he can get the sheet music. Hire him for your party. You'll be glad you did!
“Larry Evans and I recently collaborated on a cabaret evening that was a very successful, sold out event. The show encompassed a variety of musical styles which Larry had complete command of from classical to Musical Theatre, rock, blues and jazz. I feel fortunate to have worked with someone as competent and professional as Larry Evans."
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 50 - 225 minutes
What to Expect
On time, or early to set up of course. Well dressed and organized. I can help with the sound and adjust to situations that arise. I can play
later if need be and will play requests to the best of my ability. I love to meet people and share music with them and create an atmosphere with music that helps people to relax.
Professional Pianist and Singer
. Accomplished musician with over 20 years of professional experience as a featured entertainer,
composer, recording artist, and accompanist.
. Possess extensive repertoire and knowledge in performing all styles of music.
. Personable and outgoing demeanor; excellent ability to interact with and engage a diverse range of
. Proven track record of developing a loyal following at night clubs, restaurants, hotels and other venues
. Earned distinction as the Empire Music label's best selling recording artist of 1999 with the highly
successful CD, Magnificent Movie Love Themes. CD featured original piano arrangements and has sold 4,000 copies to date in national distribution. Currently seeing an increase in downloads in Europe of the latest CD “Beautiful Broadway Love Themes” on itunes and cd (link hidden).
2012-2014 Pianist and Singer with featured acts- Caffe Italiano –Alhambra, CA currently at Madeline Garden Restaurant, Pasadena, CA
2005-2009 Pianist & Singer – Holly Street Bar and Grill , Pasadena, CA .City of Alhambra events
1991-1992 Pianist - SHERMAN OAKS GALLERIA; Sherman Oaks, CA
1988-1989 Restaurant Pianist and Singer - QUALITY SUITES HOTEL; Lansing, MI
1987-1988 Piano Entertainer/Cruises to Bahamas - CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES; Miami Beach, FL
1986-1988 Piano Entertainer and Singer - COUNTRY EPICURE RESTAURANT; Novi, MI
1983-1985 Featured Pianist and Singer - BURROUGH'S FARMS RESTAURANT; Brighton, MI
CURRENT CAREER EXPERIENCE
2001-2013 Music Director/Pianist - UNITY OF THE VALLEY CHURCH; La Crescenta, CA
2000-2004 Music Program Coordinator - DUFF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; Rosemead, CA
1990-Present Private and Group Piano/Keyboard Instructor - THE MUSIC STUDIO; Alhambra, CA
1980-1989 Private Piano Teacher - MARSHALL MUSIC; Lansing, MI / PEDRINI MUSIC; Alhambra, CA
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY; East Lansing, MI
Bachelor of Arts, Music Education
. Studied Jazz Improvisation, Michigan State University
. Studied piano 20 years, including 4 years at Eastern Michigan University and Albertine Votapek, Michigan State University
. Studied vocal technique with Seth Riggs' associates, five years
. National Song Spree Contest Winner, 1985, Nashville, TN (top 20 songs of 1,000)
Additional Booking Notes
I can Provide for you the piano and sound equipment. . I can bring a new, top of the line digital piano. I can also bring a PA amp and speaker if people want to talk, sing or make announcements on a microphone.
Past Booked Events
|December 17, 2016 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm||Corporate Event|
These songs are all memorized and in my repetoire:
Standards include: All the Things you Are, Autumn Leaves, As Time Goes By, Always, Ain't Misbehavin', All of Me, Blue moon, Chances Are,Chattanooga Choo Choo, Deep Purple, Georgia, Green Dolphin Street, I Left My Heart in San Francisco, It Had to Be You, Laura, Misty, Moonglow, My Funny Valentine, Over the Rainbow, Puttin' On the RItz, Sentimental Journey, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, Stardust, Stella by Starlight, Stormy Weather, Take Five, Tenderly, When you Wish Upon a Star, You Made me Love You. Satin Doll, 'A' Train, Night and Day, De-Lovely, Embrace, Me, Nice Work, Summertime,Night in Tunisia
Cabaret, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Edelweiss, Evita, Hello Dolly, I Could Have Danced All Night, Lady is a Tramp, Mame, Moon River, My Favorite Things, (and yes,,,) New York, New York. On a Clear Day, One, Send in the Clowns, Some Enchanted Evening. Sunrise Sunset, The Sound of Music, Till there was You,,In the Mood, Tuxedo Junction, Hey Jude, Sweet Caroline, Something, When I'm Sixty Four., Yesterday. Evergreen, The way we were, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, If, Killing Me Softly, Love Story, Piano Man, The Rose, This Masquerade, We've Only Just Begun, You are the Sunshine of My Life. You've Got a Friend. Lean On me, Memory from Cats, Somewhere in Time, That's What Friends are For. Wind Beneath My Wings. Just in Time, My Way, Strangers in the Night. Route 66, St. Louis Blues, The Entertainer, Easy Winners, Linus and Lucy, Pink Panther, King of the Road, Take me Home, Country Roads, Blue Bosa, Girl From Ipanema, Spanish Eyes, Summer Samba, Wave,
Ain't She Sweet, Bye, bye Blackbird. Cruising Down the River, I Can't Give You Anything but Love, It's Been a Long, long time. Let me Call you Sweetheart. Mister Sandman, My Blue Heaven, Red Roses for a Blue Lady,.Bill Bailey..
Classical, Rhapsody in Blue, Chopin Waltzes, Handel Keyboard Suites. Debussy, Schuman,and Beethoven.
|Stuart Mosher||Ticket taker, check in|
Influences & Inspiration
I like Elton John and Billy Joel, current acts I love are Adele, Alicia Keys, and Lady Gaga, I also enjoy Barbara Streisand and Liza Minelli and all Broadway musicals and I love to play classical and Jazz.
No instruments or equipment is needs but all is appreciated.
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