I am a Jazz pianist living in the Bay Area, available for events of any size and kind, playing solo piano or with a small group.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 60 - 240 minutes
What to expect: I am comfortable playing in a variety of styles and situations, be it intimate solo piano for a dinner party, or a heavily amplified concert for hundreds of people. I am punctual, agreeable, and need little more than a piano or a power outlet to plug my keyboard into to make your event special.
Awards and Accomplishments:
-10 years professional experience
-performed at the internationally renowned Monterey and SFJazz festivals.
-alumnus of the prestigious Frost School of Music at the University of Miami
-4 time DownBeat award winner
Past Booked Events
|March 23, 2015||Funeral Service|
I mostly play music from the Great American Songbook and standard jazz repertory, however I am comfortable playing in other styles if needed.
Influences & Inspiration
I am influenced by much of the history of jazz; the stride piano style of Fats Waller and Art Tatum, the bebop of Charlie Parker and Bud Powell, the unique and unclassifiable style of Ahmad Jamal and Erroll Garner, and more recent innovators such as Herbie Hancock, Keith Jarrett, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Brad Mehldau. I am also very interested in classical music, especially the music of J.S. Bach and Johannes Brahms. Outside of the classical and jazz world the music of Radiohead, James Blake, Flying Lotus, Prince and Stevie Wonder are great inspirations as well.
Acoustic piano or a power source for my keyboard
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