2018 has been filled with dozens of pianist vocalist gigs, with dozens more already booked! I love making people happy with the magic of music! whether it’s private events, weddings, art shows and openings, five star restaurants, country clubs, special performances for seniors, playing piano and singing at an outdoor cafe, it just keeps getting…Continue reading Pianist, Vocalist – Dozens of Gigs and More Coming!
Had a great time leading the Happiness Jazz Trio at a lovely holiday event in downtown Los Angeles, where I played left-hand keyboard bass and piano accompaniment with Karl D’Amico (guitarist for Missing Persons) and drummer Tyler Ryan. The client was super happy, said we really made the party! Many of the guests made a…Continue reading Holiday Piano Jazz Trio, Five Star Yelp Review!
Live piano & singing, instrumental jazz, rock, pop, contemporary hits and oldies, electric keyboards, such as rock organ, electric piano, clavinet, etc, all played solo or with the power duet I’m part of with my good friend John Eberhard, who is also a brilliant drummer, but plays keyboards with me along with well-produced backing tracks.…Continue reading Piano & Vocals, Power Duet, Keyboards, Live Music Performance Rocks!
Approaching spring performing at favorite venue in and around Los Angeles always offers opportunities for me to play solo piano & vocals for very nice crowds. In March, I’ve enjoyed playing jazz standards, such as Fly Me To The Moon, All Of Me, Take 5, Black Orpheus, It’s A beautiful World, Night And Day, Misty,…Continue reading Los Angeles Pianist-Vocalist, Event Bands, Singing Duets
Fun night, Walnut, CA in Los Angeles County – for a rock quartet of old men to be playing jazz swing standards, classic rock, R&B and oldies for high school kids at a Sadie Hawkins dance! It was a bit of a chilly night (as you can see by our coats and sweaters) but we…Continue reading Rex Perry – Keyboardist with the Happiness Band at Sadie Hawkins Dance
February has been a busy month doing solo piano-vocal gigs and playing all kinds of music! The last week I performed at one of my favorite venues in Los Angeles, outside in some pretty chilly but beautiful winter weather, and despite my fingers practically freezing off my hands, I had a pretty good time playing…Continue reading Solo Piano Vocals Los Angeles – Cafe in Winter!
Some good times starting off the New Year with lots of exciting gigs in Los Angeles – solo piano vocal, party band, event band, solo piano instrumental, classic jazz, rock, pop, r&b and oldies. January started off with a private event all the way in San Diego leading a rock quartet and playing my “keytar”…Continue reading Keyboardist, Vocalist, Pianist, Band Leader, Los Angeles
It was a way to help a great group to have a very successful event by bringing in our tight and energetic four-piece jazz-rock band to perform several classic rock & jazz tunes along with fanfare to help keep the mood high and upbeat for the entire evening. The client said we were amazing and…Continue reading Perry/Barry Quartet – Private Event in San Diego!
Had a great time as wedding singer, pianist and vocalist with a jazz trio for a high profile wedding in Los Angeles at the famous Line Hotel on Wilshire. I played instrumental jazz along with singing a variety of wedding appropriate tunes, with John Eberhard on drums and vocals, and Abdoul Latif on standup acoustic…Continue reading Wedding Singer, Jazz Trio Los Angeles
It was a fun night playing instrumental versions of classic rock, pop, jazz standards and even some original material. Covered great songs such as Hallelujah by Lenard Cohen (RIP), Fly Me To The Moon, All Of Me, Hotel California, Feelin’ Alright, Autumn Leaves, Take The A Train, Wild World (Cat Stevens), Take It Easy (Eagles),…Continue reading Pianist in Los Angeles – Larsen’s Valencia