Chicago Elton John Impersonator 1
This Chicago Elton John Impersonator is a classically trained pianist/keyboardist and Jazz veteran (yet with the heart of a rock & roller!). Hhe has performed in countless musical situations over the years. After backing up literally hundreds of tribute artists over the years, it was finally time to stand up and be counted. And performing an act in tribute to Sir Elton John... that was a no-brainer for him. It is music that has the perfect blend of energy, great vocals, and pianistic fireworks for him to REALLY dig into!
Chicago Elton John Impersonator degree
This Chicago Elton John Impersonator grew up loving many kinds of music - rock & roll (progressive rock in particular), classical, jazz - and started playing with intensity at about age 13. Determined to follow through his musical dream, he studied and received a bachelor's degree in classical piano performance from Hartt School of Music. After college and a few years performing, he spent 3 years in the Fourth United States Army Band at Ft. Sheridan, Illinois, key to developing his jazz chops.
Chicago Elton John Impersonator schedule
This Chicago Elton John Impersonator maintains an incredibly busy schedule with numerous musical projects going at any one time. He currently fronts (in the Donald Fagen role) a formidable Steely Dan tribute. As a lover of progressive rock, he also performs (surrounded by stacks of keyboards!) in a tribute to the music of Emerson, Lake & Palmer.
Keeping busy with original music, this Chicago Elton John Impersonator is currently at work on a CD of original piano music, comprising piano pieces of an eclectic quality that is bluesy, jazzy and progressive-rock in nature. You can hear one of his latest pieces on YouTube.
But for all these projects, rest assured this project is a prime focus for this Chicago Elton John Impersonator. New projects are always in the works. Whether it's a full band performance of the "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" album in it's entirety, a series of solo concerts each featuring a different classic Elton album in its entirety, a recreation of the unique duo concert of Elton and percussionist Ray Cooper, something is ALWAYS cooking!