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Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Jeff Garriott (Von Maur pianist)

Larksfield Steinway Recital Series - Jeff Garriott (Von Maur pianist)

Thursday, October 25 2018 7:00 PM


Jeff Garriott began asking for piano lessons at the age of two.  He studied piano privately from first grade through high school and at Wichita State University.   He has taught private piano lessons for 21 years and was part of the Butler Community College keyboard faculty for three years.  For 13 years he was the choral accompanist and assistant band director at Circle High School in Towanda.  There he directed award-winning ensembles and accompanied six choirs.  Jeff has also been the instrumental director and/or pianist for more than 30 shows with Wichita Community Theatre, Guild Hall Players, and various high school musical theatre productions.  His work on these shows has earned him three Music Theatre Wichita Jester Awards for Outstanding Orchestra and six nominations for Mary Jane Teall Instrumental Director Awards.  Jeff enjoys playing the piano at Von Maur department store.  He began working there when the store opened 16 years ago.  He currently is working as a piano technician.  Jeff lives in Andover with his wife and newborn son.  His program will include popular music from piano greats such as Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis, Floyd Cramer, Vince Guaraldi, Billy Joel, and more! 

Program

Great Balls of Fire…..Otis Black and Jack Hammer, recorded by Jerry Lee Lewis

Piano Man…..Billy Joel

Baby Grand…..Billy Joel, recorded by Ray Charles and Billy Joel

Linus and Lucy…..Vince Guaraldi

Charlie Brown Theme…..Vince Guaraldi

Cast Your Fate to the Wind…..Vince Guaraldi

Last Date…..Floyd Cramer

Majesty…..Jack W. Hayford, as recorded by Dino

Can You Feel the Love Tonight?.....Elton John and Tim Rice

Georgia on My Mind…..Hoagy Carmichael and Stuart Gorrell, recorded by Ray Charles

One Mint  Julep…..Rudy Toombs, recorded by Ray Charles

Ruby….. Heinz Roemheld and Mitchell Parish, recorded by Ray Charles

Hit the Road, Jack…..Percy Mayfield, Recorded by Ray Charles