Neal Davenport is a classical and jazz pianist specializing in everything from Sinatra-era jazz standards to 1970s rock tunes.
Neal Davenport FAQs
Q. What style of music do you play?
A. Jazz standards, Sinatra era all the way through 70’s rock and roll. Also classical piano.
Q. How many pieces do you typically play as and what instruments are they?
A. I generally play as a trio – keys/bass, drums and sax with vocals.
Q. Do you play in other configurations?
A. Solo piano; upright bass and piano; piano and drums; piano and female vocalist; piano, bass and drums trio; 5 piece band – keys, bass, drums, guitar and sax; all configurations can be with vocals or just instrumental.
Q. Why did you become a professional musician?
A. I grew up in the 60’s and 70’s when music and bands were exploding on the scene. I started my own band and fell into it as a career.
Q. Where are you located?
A. Matthews, NC.
Q. Do you travel?
Q. Why should an event professional book you?
A. Music performance has been a lifetime career. I’ve played thousands of concerts and events around the world which has given me a level of experience and professionalism to successfully handle any event that comes my way – corporate banquets, weddings and wedding receptions, dinner events and the like.
Q. Do you have the capability of providing your own sound & lights?
A. I provide my own PA setup for sound. I do not have a light setup.