Chicago Solo PianistWith more than twenty years successful experience as a freelance Chicago pianist, Richard Sladek brings savvy and versatility to any event. Your special occasion will receive the highest level of attention and a customized approach.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Solo Piano – Partial Repertoire List

CLASSICAL COMPOSERS
Bach
Beethoven
Brahms
Chopin
Clementi
Czerny
Debussy
Haydn
Kuhlau
Mozart
Satie
Schubert
Strauss, Johann

MUSICALS/MOVIE COMPOSERS
Harold Arlen
Irving Berlin
Marvin Hamlisch
Frank Loesser
Cole Porter
Rodgers & Hammerstein
Stephen Sondheim
Jule Styne
Andrew Lloyd Webber
John Williams

CHILDREN’S MUSIC (Excerpts from Disney films)

NEW AGE / SMOOTH JAZZ COMPOSERS
David Benoit
Spencer Brewer
Jim Brickman
Jim Chapell
Suzanne Ciani
Phil Coulter
Enya
Kenny G
Chip Davis (Mannheim Steamroller)
Mike Garson
Michael Jones
David Lanz
Lorie Line
Liz Story
John Tesh
Yanni

OTHER COMPOSERS/ARTISTS
Music from 1900 to 1930: Ragtime, Popular Standards
Eubie Blake
Zez Confrey
Scott Joplin
Jerome Kern
Jelly Roll Morton
Rodgers & Hart
Fats Waller
Kurt Weill

Music from 1930 to 1960: Jazz, Big Band, Swing, Popular Song Arrangements
Steve Allen
Leroy Anderson
Count Basie
Dave Brubeck
Hoagy Carmichael
Patsy Cline
Nat King Cole
Duke Ellington
Bill Evans
George Gershwin
Johnny Mercer
Elvis Presley
George Shearing
Maxz Steiner
Roger Williams

Music from the 1960s : Jazz, Rock, Pop, Easy Listening
The Beatles
Errol Garner
Vince Guaraldi
Antonio Carlos Jobim
Henry Mancini

Music from the 1970s – Present : Rock, Popular Ballads
Air Supply
Backstreet Boys
Bee Gees
Jimmy Buffet
Chicago
Coldplay
Eagles
Judy Collins
Phil Collins
David Foster
Billy Joel
Elton John
John Lennon
Paul McCartney
Barry Manilow
Lionel Richie
Bruce Springsteen
Sting/The Police
Barbra Streisand
James Taylor
and others…