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Making a Solo Piano Jazz Setlist

»Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Music Reflections, Piano Gigs | 0 comments

Making a Solo Piano Jazz Setlist

For my regular weekend gig I play about an hour of jazz standards (mostly) as background music at a restaurant while people eat dinner. After making setlists for weddings, Christmas parties, and stage events, I initially thought that coming up with a setlist for an hour of background music would be easy. It was easier than other types of performances, but it required more thought than I expected. Music contributes to the ambiance of the room and people – whether or not they are paying you their full attention for the hour – are taking it in. They appreciate hearing a few songs that they recognize, such as old favorites that they don’t hear often, showtunes and movie themes, cool piano versions of great folk/rock songs, or jazzy takes on...

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Frost Advisory plays Jazz Night at Old Town Theater

»Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Jazz Piano, Music Performances, Piano Gigs | 0 comments

Frost Advisory plays Jazz Night at Old Town Theater

UPDATE: Playing last night was SO MUCH fun! There were well over 100 people in attendance and we really had a good time going through our two sets. Looking forward to playing there again! _ “(official photos coming soon!)” From Frost Advisory – Debut Show, posted by Frost Advisory on 7/19/2013 (4 items) A quick peek of the 100+ crowd just before we stepped out Dressing room under the stage Ready to go! Generated by Facebook Photo Fetcher 2 Tessa and I are pleased to announce our first public jazz gig in DC! Well, actually in Alexandria, VA, but close enough. In any case, this will be our debut show as Frost Advisory, which is basically our jazz duo and some form of a combo. We’ll be playing two sets with the fabulous grooves and beats of...

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