Looking for live music? I have 30 years experience as a professional musician. I am available for parties either as a solo pianist, or I can arrange for jazz ensembles - duos, trios, quartets, and more. My solo piano style can be described as "cocktail" music and includes old standards, current popular music, Broadway, and some classical music...something for everyone.
Jazz/funk groups can feature a vocalist or be instrumental and can include flute, saxophone, bass, guitar, drums...and of course piano. Call for pricing for your event or party.
I can be heard live in various formats including some Wednesdays with a small jazz group at the Dunton Inn in East Patchogue and the 4th Tuesday of every month with a 17-piece big band at O'Reilly's in Oakdale.
Here are some clips of my various musical pursuits:
Piano Trio: Acoustic piano/bass/drums demo How Insensitive (Bossa Nova)
You Don't Know What Love Is (Funk style)
If I Were a Bell (Swing)
Live trio: Electric piano/bass/drums trio recorded
live during our 9-year stint at a local cafe
I Wish (by Stevie Wonder)
Grand Street: Studio recording made in 1995.
Our band toured around NYC and the surrounding areas.
I also did horn arrangements on all original compositions.
Revelstoke (original composition- funk/fusion)
Gravedigger (original composition - ballad)
In the Meantime (original composition - hard bop)
Duo with with electric piano featuring flutist Robert Frank: Beautiful Love
The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
Studio recording made in 2005 as guest of vocalist Jody Leah: I Thought About You (straight ahead)
Only Trust Your Heart (Bossa)