Music: Pianist; Jazz and Variety
As a freelance musician in the Dallas area since the late 1970’s, Roland Elbert has earned a reputation as one of the top pianists on the local scene. With experience in a broad range of styles, he provides the highest quality music for any special event. Roland’s knowledge of musical styles and eras is remarkable and includes swing-era classics, songs from musicals, the diverse sounds of jazz, pop hits of the 70’s and 80’s, and recent releases.
In addition to his work as a soloist, he is leader of the Roland Elbert bands, ranging in size from a duo to a quintet by adding saxophone, flute, bass, drums or vocalists.
Quartet or Quintet:Add saxophone and/or guitar to the basic trio to provide greater energy and color.
Piano/bass/drums: The most stylistically versatile group, with the classic trio sound.
Piano/bass/saxophone: A jazzier way to go.
Piano and bass: Versatility and a very balanced sound.
Piano and saxophone/flute: For jazziness with the expressive voices of the wind instruments.
Whether he’s playing for the nation’s top politicians, corporate event, a wedding, retirement party, special anniversary, poolside party, or an awards ceremony, Roland has the flexibility and experience to add immeasurably to the success of the occasion. His expertise and professional approach make him a joy to work with.