These highly-skilled Orange County pianists possess impressive skills, credentials, education and work experience and play a wide variety of musical hits from genres such as: classical, ragtime, boogie-woogie, Broadway, rock, pop and jazz. If you are looking for a fun, sing-along piano bar environment, or if you want to relax while listening to smooth jazz, these pianists can create the right ambiance and play music to fit your mood.
Rich Fauno plays every week in Newport Beach at Villa Nova Restaurant on Sunday and Monday at 8 p.m. He has played at Villa Nova Restaurant since 1980 and is Villa Nova Restaurant’s “resident piano man.” Fauno plays diverse styles of music to suit your mood including oldies, top 40 hits, show tunes and also takes requests. Grace the same restaurant as celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Charlie Chaplin, Bing Crosby, John Wayne and Dean Martin and enjoy Fauno play music on the piano at the same time.
With more than 35 years of experience playing the piano as a soloist and in ensembles and having a bachelor of arts in music composition, Thomas Reich is a seasoned professional pianist. Reich plays several styles of music such as: jazz, classical, tango, Broadway hits and popular music. He is known for incorporating diverse musical styles into his performances, developing a pleasant, fluid sound. To learn more about his services and to hear a sample of his work, please visit his website.
Dustin Callahan has more than 10 years of experience as a pianist and performs 70′s, 80′s and 90′s hits, classical, light jazz, Broadway hits and Christmas music. To view his song list, go to his website. He has significant experience playing in ensembles and performing as a soloist and plays at a variety of events such as: weddings, cocktail parties, Christmas parties and even funerals. Callahan’s next performance will be at the Nixon Library on August 26 at 5 p.m. in Yorba Linda, California.
Peter Burt started playing the piano at age 4 and has performed all over the world for more than 20 years. He has studied music at Berklee College of Music, the Boston Music Conservatory, University of Southern California and the California Music Academy. Burt is highly-skilled in the classical genre, but is also seasoned in playing rock, pop, jazz, new age, boogie-woogie and ragtime. You can hear him play on the soundtrack for the blockbuster hit movie, “The Terminator.” He has also performed sold-out shows at prominent venues such as: Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, the Sydney Opera House and the Sistine Chapel. To learn more about Burt, please visit his site atgigmasters.com.
Piano Man Joe
If you are looking to get the party started, or even chill out, Piano Man Joe is down your alley. He has played on cruise ships, piano bars, lounges and private parties, and he specializes in playing fun rock music spanning from the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s. Some of the musical artists that Piano Man Joe covers includes The Eagles, Billy Joel, Elton John, The Beatles and Elvis. He even plays television theme songs. To learn more about Piano Man Joe, go to pianomanjoe.com.