My third time back at the gorgeous Grey Gables Estate in Milwaukie, OR. The first was for a wedding a few years ago, and for the last couple years ...Read more
Some favorite styles for solo piano are swing, jazz, and piano-based pop/rock like Billy Joel, while a DJ set can include everything from funk, R&B, soul, rock, pop, country, the current Spotify or iTunes top 100, or anything else really. Some most requested songs include:
Ceremony piano:"Ave Maria" (Franz Schubert)
"Canon in D" (Johann Pachabel).
"Bridal Chorus" (Richard Wagner)"
"Make You Feel My Love" (Adele)
"All You Need is Love" (Sam Smith)
"Can't Help Falling in Love" (Elvis Presley)
"A Thousand Years" (Christina Perri)
"I'm Yours" (Jason Mraz)
"Over the Rainbow" (Israel Kamakawiwo'ole)
"Better Together" (Jack Johnson)
Cocktail hour, corporate, + private party piano + vocal:"Fly Me to the Moon" (Sinatra version)
"What a Wonderful World" (Louis Armstrong)
"The Way You Make Me Feel" (Michael Jackson) WATCH
"Linus & Lucy (The Charlie Brown Theme) [Vince Guaraldi]
"New York, New York" (Sinatra version)
"Sway" (Michael Bublé version)
"Everything" (Michael Bublé)
"The Girl From Ipanema" (Antonio Carlos Jobim)
Wedding, corporate, + private party DJ sets:"Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars)
"Ain't Nobody" (Chaka Khan)
"Despacito" (Luis Fonsi feat. Justin Bieber)
"Return of the Mack" (Mark Morrison)
"Don't Stop Believing" (Journey)
"Billie Jean" (Michael Jackson)
"Pour Some Sugar On Me" (Def Leppard)
"Shut Up and Dance" (Walk the Moon)
"Superstition" (Stevie Wonder)
Funerals + memorials:"Amazing Grace" (traditional gospel) WATCH
"Shepherd Me, O' God" (Marty Haugen)
"Here I Am, Lord" (Dan Schutte)
"On Eagles Wings" (Michael Joncas)
"Ave Maria" (Franz Schubert)
"Fields of Gold" (Sting)
"Precious Lord, Take My Hand" (traditional gospel)
"Song Of Farewell" (Ernest Sands)
"I Can See Clearly Now" (Johnny Nash)
Anything really:Various traditional Jewish folk dances (Horahs), various bluegrass tunes, hundreds of traditional ceremony music pieces, hundreds of jazz standards, various Italian folk songs and dances, and many, many more.
"...the minute Kit told me he could perform, I knew I could sleep easy, confident that the music would be perfect."
- Rich H., memorial client
"Kit did a wonderful job and we demanded a lot from him! He is a fantastic pianist and singer and was a great DJ for our dancing crowd."
- Allison F., wedding client (Platinum Package)
"Kit was outstanding! He was very easy to work with and performed perfectly. He knew exactly what my wife and I wanted during the ceremony and delivered."
- Brock H., wedding client (Gold Package)
"Kit did an amazing job making our wedding day memorable! ...After dinner he turned it on as the DJ. He got everyone up and dancing. Everyone had a great time!"
- Briana, wedding client (Gold Package)