Moving Improvisations

I like this instrument a lot, not only because of the sound, but also because of the many possibilities it offers in Melody, Harmony and Rhythm. I can variate all of these things simultaneously and influence them with my own feel, says Markus Friedrichsen, who first began playing piano at 6 years of age and since then has spent many more hours doing the same. As a pianist he built up his repertoire by playing many events at prominent hotels, connecting songs from today with Jazz Ballads, swing numbers from Ellington and Gershwin, and technically challenging Boogie Woogie. “It is a sweet, relaxed feeling to play freely over this music and I believe that feeling is also transferred to the listener and event

Markus Friedrichsen - Piano

Tip: Perfect in Duo with Contrabass or Saxophone.  Elbklang also provides an E-PIano if no acoustic Piano is available at your location.


Repertoire

Summertime, Your Song, Over the Rainbow, As time goes by, Misty, My Way, Just the way you are, Piano Man, Jessie, Here comes the sun, Bridge over troubled water, Song for Guy, Sunny, The way it is, Walking in Memphis, Fields of Gold, Soundtrack Amelie, Forest Gump, Have you met Miss Jones, Stella by Starlight, Fly me to the Moon, My Foolish Heart...


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