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Piano Trends Music & Band can book or promote musicians in the Chicagoland area. If you see a musician or group that fits your needs for any event, wedding, reception or venue contact us and we will put you in touch with the right person to book your musician. We only work with musicians we know and trust and have a history of performance and value for their fees. We promote musicians who also may teach for Piano Trends Music in our Lesson Studios. 

Tim Paul of PianoTrends, solo piano email:

February 15, 2016

Solo Piano Artist Tim Paul of PianoTrends can be contacted by


Tim and Bobbi have owned Piano Trends since beginning the music store in 1990. Tim before that performed with several bands and was also a ballpark organist in the 70s. Today Tim loves to make time to play a few solo piano gigs per year. Tim also serves as Board President at Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. You might catch him playing an event on the Mason Hamlin Concert Grand at the Theater. Tim performs regularly in the Raue Cafe before shows at Raue Center as well. Check the Raue Center website for future appearances.  Check out more of Tim's music on REVERBNATION


Wedding receptions, background and dinner music are his specialty today. Light jazz classics and pop. Call for details or email Tim for more information

Special songs can be arranged ahead of time by request at time of booking Tim for your party or reception. 

Click on Song Titles in Blue for samples

Songlist includes

Over the Rainbow

Gershwin tunes like

Someone to Watch Over Me


Embraceable You

I've Got rythm

and more

Beatles Medley

From Norah Jones Don't Know Why to Carpenters and Captain and Tenille Tim spans the decades effortlessly on the keys.

40s Satin Doll and In the Mood

50s and 60s from Shelley Fabare's Johnny Angel and Chuck Berry's Johnny B Good to the Monkees Daydream Believer and a trip through Yesterday with the Beatles.

70s and 80s Billy Joel Piano Man and Just the Way You Are 

Piano Renditions of Classic Groups like Doobies, Kansas, Eagles and classic soloists like Carol King and Neil Diamond

Adding a touch of jazz with a slice of rock Tim will hide a tune within a tune. Look for hidden gems like the tune Windy hiding in Dust in the Wind and Hey look me Over sneaking in the classic The Way You Look Tonight.

Felix and Fingers Dueling Pianos

February 15, 2016

Let us put you in touch with the best dueling piano act in the country.Felix and Fingers is the brainchild of Mike Potts. The act has its humble beginnings with Piano Trends. Mike Potts and Dave Radford (the original Felix and Fingers first performed when Tim and Bobbi of Piano Trends put them together for the CHILL event in Chicago several years ago and the rest is dueling pianos history. Perfect for wedding and corporate events. This team of entertainers will make any event a memorable one. Call today, ask for tim or tell Mike Tim sent you. We promise he won't hang up on you. 

John Benedeck

March 08, 2016

John grew up in McHenry, IL and began to play piano at the age of 6. I grew particularly adept to playing by ear and am able to mold any song into my own contemporary composition. Teaching at Piano Trends Music allows me to express the importance and passion of music. My students not only learn of the pioneers of modern music, but they learn to become pioneers and individual musicians themselves. Whether its performing or teaching, I teach the significance of music. John makes numerous appearances on behalf of Piano Trends Music at Piano Trends Events around Chicagoland.

Evan Swanson

November 16, 2017

Evan Swanon took his first piano lessons right here at Piano Trends Music. A graduate of DePaul University in Jazz Studies Evan now performs throughout the Chicagoland area as an accompanist for shows and part of jazz trios. Evan also gigs out as a solo performer for weddings, parties and events. Give us a call if you are interested in booking Evan. 815.477.4266

Daniel Souvigny

November 16, 2017

Daniel is a true entertainer even at his young age. Daniel is the Ragtime King. check his videos out on the Piano Trends Youtube Channel. You will be amazed. For more info on booking Daniel give us a call at Piano Trends 815.477.4266 and we will put you in touch with Daniel for booking.

Jason Bruno, piano player saxophonist accompanist

February 29, 2016

Jason is the product specialist at Piano Trends Music but also gis out as a musican working either as a solo piano player or sax player in a group. Jason also accompanies other musicans including singers at weddings, funerals and events. 

Tom Vos

January 01, 2020

Tom is the perfect musician when you need a violinist or to book his string trio or quartet. Tom has an extensive performing background from California to New York. Call Piano Trends for more information on Tom's Booking Availability


January 01, 2020

Amy Nelson is one of Chicago's Best Trumpet Performers. Amy has toured world wide as a member of the Orchestra with musical shows like Fiddler on the Roof. She has played dozens of shows on Broadway and in Chicago. Amy can also help you book a brass band or brass quintet for your event or function. Give us a call today and we will put you in touch with Amy.

Accompanists - Piano

February 29, 2016

Whether you are a singer or instrumentalists in need of a pianist to accompany you for a special event or for school solo and ensemble contest look no further than Piano Trends Music and Band. We match musicians to match your needs. We can put you in touch with many of our fine pianists and instrumental musicians depending on your need. Just call us at 815.477.4266

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Piano Trends Music Store Hours

Mon -Thu 10 am -730 pm

Fri 10 am -6 pm

Sat 9 am - 5 pm

Closed Sundays

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