While the below entertainers have signed agreements for the dates stated, we ask you to keep in mind that sometimes circumstances may prevent an artist from performing. We offer no guarantees to the reliability of these artists.
10am to 4pm time slot
October: 1, 8, 9, 15, 22, 23, 30
Nov: 26, 27, 28
Dec: 3, 4, 10, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29
10am to 4pm time slot
October 3, 23, 31
Stagelights Performing Arts Center
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
After playing his first notes on the piano at the age of seven, Harry Rios knew he wanted to be a pianist performing in the styles of jazz and Latin music. While growing up in New Orleans, he was exposed to a wide variety of jazz forms ranging from ragtime to bebop, ballads and fast swing. His Puerto Rican heritage influenced him to blend the styles of salsa and jazz into Latin jazz. Harry earned his BA in music performance from Stetson University in 2006. Today, he combines that technical proficiency with his high energy charm to WOW audiences all around the world! http://www.TheCopperPiano.com
Jason James began his piano lessons at the age of five. While growing up in the suburbs of Seattle, he continued pursuing his love of music by playing bass in his high school jazz band and singing in jazz choir. Jason has been a resident of Orlando for nearly 20 years, and began his Dueling Piano career in 2009. He has performed all over Florida as well as internationally. After being mentored by the best in the business, he decided to branch out on his own and, in 2020, started his own entertainment company, The Copper Piano. http://www.TheCopperPiano.com
Mele is an award-winning vocalist/keyboardist who connects with audiences and personalizes every show! All requests? You betcha! With her sight reading skills, she is able to perform almost every song you could request, including classical to rock n roll, jazz standards to R&B, country to today’s chart toppers – and deliver them authentically. Her voice has been compared to Nancy Wilson of Heart, Melissa Etheridge & Adele. Performing professionally since 12 years of age, she earned a BMusEd degree from BYU. Formerly with Howl at the Moon Tampa, she has been a dueling pianist at Universal Orlando’s Pat O’Brien’s since 2009. You can see her musical performances, solo and dueling, at Universal Citywalk, as well as throughout Florida.
Mele is owner of Off Key Productions, LLC, which produces musical and theater events, including Off Key Productions’ Dueling Pianos show. http://www.Mele.cc
November: 26, 27, 28
Dec. 19, 29
Rob is a major talent in the rock n roll world, playing a mean New Orleans style piano rock sound. He also plays the Hammond organ and harmonica. He is a writer, session musician, and producer, most notably, with the Greg Billings Band.
We are so glad to have Rob Stoney on stage with us!
Tommy Orr is a native of Kalamazoo, MI, where began playing piano and singing at a young age. He has performed on vocals and keys all around the world, including, as a member of the Top 40 rock bands, “Pegasus” and “Character” during the 80’s, and as a founding member of “Townies” in the 90’s. Tommy has also opened for Savoy Brown and Rare Earth.
Tyler Robinson brings 10 years of professional experience to the table. Originally from Illinois, he has called Florida home for seven years. Having played in a all kinds of performance venues around the country, he brings a wide variety of music and entertainment value to any event! From the 40’s to now, he will try almost anything. http://www.TheCopperPiano.com
Jimmy James is an American multi instrumentalist from Colonia, New Jersey, currently residing in Tampa, FL. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Tampa in 1981.
Touring with a number of major recording artists, Jimmy originally played bass with Tommy Tutone, later switching to guitar and drums, and performing the role of band leader. He also played bass with Animotion, keyboards with Mike Tramp (White Lion), guitar with Bad Company featuring Brian Howe. He has also toured with Fabian, The Coasters, The Marvellettes, Lou Christie, and others
Born and raised in South Florida with over 25 years in the entertainment industry, Chris Coombs is a consummate professional. Chris has performed with, or as a support act for, many of popular music‘s true legends and icons including sharing the stage with Cheap Trick and the Goo Goo Dolls. Performing dueling pianos since the early 1990’s, he is best known for delivering songs people know and love, with a mix of today’s top modern hits and well-known rock and pop standards from the last five decades.
Scott is a dynamic entertainer with a deep repertoire and over 25 years experience as entertainer. Born and raised in Iowa, Scott is a graduate of Iowa State University and University of South Florida. He moved to Tampa in 1990 and began playing as a solo act in a variety of venues. Scott began playing Dueling Pianos with Howl at the Moon in 2000. He has continued to perform as a Dueling Pianist locally, regionally, and nationally.