August 14, 2018

Summer's wrapping up.  A lot of things happened this summer.

perhaps most exciting, my 5 year old starts kindergarden tomorrow. Today he got to ride the bus which he was really excited about!  He's the squirrely one turned around making a face at the camera.

HammerString...

June 10, 2018

Increasingly, the HämmerString cello / piano duo has become the most popular choice for wedding services from StLouisPianist.  We love the sound and we love performing a very unique repertoire.  This year we've decided to expand to include drums and begin public perfor...

November 16, 2017

These are the last few weeks of wedding season (two more to go unless some last minute December weddings book!).   

Here's some Hi-lights from the last few weeks from the end of October through last weekend.

1)  Ceremony at the Missouri History Museum (shot obscured...

November 11, 2017

As the wedding season has wrapped up for this pianist, I've been looking forward to switching gears to the holiday season.  We Recorded several videos this week to market the Frontenac Jazz Piano trio for private and corporate holiday events.   You'll recognize some of...

October 10, 2017

I've noted many times that I've been very fortunate with weather as it relates to wedding music over the years.   Literally every time I've ever driven to a wedding in a downpour, it has stopped by the time I arrived at the venue, and I've never had to pull my gear out...

October 2, 2017

Another crazy weekend in September. 

Jazz at the Dark Room Thursday night I had the opportunity to play at the Dark room with Trumpet Player Keith Moyer's jazz quintet.  We played his original material which was extremely challenging.  The lineup consisted of Keith on t...

September 30, 2017

September and October are always very busy months for wedding music in St. Louis!   I average 2 to 3 weddings per weekend during this time, performing as a solo pianist or with a small ensemble. 

As a typical example, one weekend I had a solo piano ceremony at...

September 20, 2017

The Spot

I had a last minute call recently to perform an outdoor wedding at Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Illinois.  I showed up early and discovered that the trip from the parking lot to the ceremony spot was going to be about 1/4 of a mile. Thankfully they h...

September 20, 2017

I guess I love weddings because they're fresh every time. Performing ceremonies never gets old.  I know that I'm participating in a moment that will be remembered for a lifetime.

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