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Richard Shapiro

Richard Shapiro

2 reviews
Richard Shapiro
5/5 stars – based on 2 reviews

Why book Richard Shapiro?

Richard Shapiro is a multi instrumentalist. Performs on Piano, Accordion, Mandolin, and steel pans.
Offering a variety of International music..Italian, Greek, Russian, Hungarian, Spanish, German (Oktoberfest), French, Middle Eastern,Celtic-Irish-Caribbean.
He performs as a solo act in a theatre, or with a band, As an accompanist for singers , acts etc.
Any music that needs to be read can be performed on sight.
He is the Band Leader ,Pianist and Accordionist, with the RS Variety Band.
He has produced his own Piano Latin CD Jazz Album , Piano Swing Classical and Accordion Polka CD, which are available on CDbaby .

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Reviews

Accordion Player in New York City, NY
Wonderful opportunity to entretaint our business associates, bossa nova, jazz, Latin and the oldoliest make our night wonderful
Private Party in Boca Raton, FL
5 / 5 stars
Verified Review

Business DINNER

Wonderful opportunity to entretaint our business associates, bossa nova, jazz, Latin and the oldoliest make our night wonderful

Expertise
Communication
Professionalism
Priced Fairly
Adaptability
Reviewer: Edgar O.
Organization: PABOT
Event: Private Party in Boca Raton, FL
Event Date: Mar 7, 2014
Hired As: Jazz Pianist
Accordion Player in New York City, NY
I am getting nothing but compliments from my wedding guests on how beautifully Richard played. He even took the time to video the song I requested to walk down the aisle to before my wedding! Definitely will use him again for future events!
Wedding Ceremony in Coral Gables, FL
5 / 5 stars
Verified Review

amazing pianist

I am getting nothing but compliments from my wedding guests on how beautifully Richard played. He even took the time to video the song I requested to walk down the aisle to before my wedding! Definitely will use him again for future events!

Expertise
Communication
Professionalism
Priced Fairly
Adaptability
Reviewer: Kristina F.
Event: Wedding Ceremony in Coral Gables, FL
Event Date: Feb 23, 2014
Hired As: Pianist

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 5 - 720 minutes
  • Fee: Contact for rates
  • Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • Unions: Independent

Overview

A mixture of elegant piano repertoire. All types of music. Repertoire to be performed depends on the theme and mood of
the event.

Additional Booking Notes

If there is not a piano on location then I need an electric outlet to plug in my equipment, If outside a cover needs to be provided in case of rain,
A dry floor is required.

Bio

Richard Shapiro Multi Instrumentalist, Pianist, Accordionist, Mandolista and Steel Pannist.
Performs all styles of music .
Richard with the Piano, mandolin and Accordion performs in different theaters throughout the USA.
The show title is....What is the definition of a semi classical pianist and accordionist?
a half to 2 hour show,
consisting of musical comedy, show tunes, classical, semi classical, ragtime,
jazz, popular, Richards Julliard audition piece, boogie chopsticks,
The Hugarian Goolash, The Brooklyn Russian medley,, The chopin mystery,
Music history that they never taught you in school.
Richard is the band leader with the RS Variety Band. The band performs all styles of music. They travel throughout the country and are a crowd favorite where ever they go.
RS Variety Band On Youtube http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCp6azuK_2s0w4EVyfhYCmLA

The team providing the talent:

Jerry Head

Synthesizer performer

Isaac Gutman

Bass player

Marty Fried

Tenor, alto, clarinet, flute

Randy Stevens

Trumpet Drums, vocals,

Eddie Schriebman

Violinist

Briana

Singer, Entertainer, Violinist

Moca Mons

Vocalist

Elie Naim

Classical guitarist,

Dave Brubeck

Trombone

Mike Gold

Clarinet

Alex Mikolovsky

Violinist

Paul Shushuk

Bass Player

Eli Kopelman

Sound Tech,

Set List

This is customized to the clients wishes, The client can decide on all or part of the songs to be played or I will choose the repertoire. Otherwise sets are arranged by composer. If playing Gershwin, I will play a medley of Gershwin songs. etc.

Influences & Inspiration

Liberaci, Victor Borga and Joan Castle.

Setup Requirements

Electric, Cover, Dry Floor

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