Live piano and vocal performance of great music creates a very wonderful effect on people. I discover this over and over when I play for people in different situations. Last week I was the singing pianist for a private birthday party in the West Valley. It was a very special occasion and the wonderful lady…Continue reading Singing Piano, Birthday Parties, 5-Star Venues and Musical Magic!
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!
Bass player bookings have become frequent over the past month in Los Angeles cafe gigs, private events, parties, and it looks like I’m going to see at lot more from the amount of positive feedback I keep getting after every gig. Not just nice praise, but REALLY big “WOW” kind of stuff. That’s inspiring, to…Continue reading Bass Gigs, New Piano, Summer Magic!
June is an exciting month of solo piano gigs, event bands, the rock quartet doing private events, all over Los Angeles and as far as San Diego! Larsen’s Valencia, a private church event with a full rock ensemble playing classic rock, also a great gig at a favorite Los Angeles outdoor cafe performing contemporary hits…Continue reading Solo Piano, Rock Quartet, Private Events, Music Magic!
Spring is magic for music and instrumental piano and vocal gigs! Being a singing pianist in Los Angeles has it’s ups and downs – it’s a very competitive industry! With that said, I enjoyed several lovely afternoons performing instrumental piano at a Los Angeles outdoor cafe doing jazz standards, classic rock and oldies, even a…Continue reading Los Angeles Solo Singing Pianist Vocalist Spring Magic!
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
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
Rex Perry on keyboard bass, keyboards and vocals leading a trio with Barry Shareshevsky on guitar and John Eberhard on drums and vocals. We had a great evening playing classic rock, jazz and pop, including songs by Billy Joel, Van Morrison, Santana and the Police.