"The music's best asset is VIRTUOSO Zipse at the piano..." -Jeff Murphy, News-Journal, Feb. 2003
"PIANIST EXTRAORDINAIRE!" -St. Martin this Week, Oct. 1992
"Zipse and his combo, full and rich ... a sturdy foundation ..." -Leo Irwin, News-Journal, Oct. 2002
best - hire a virtuoso!
Have a Party "PIANIST EXTRA-ORDINAIRE" playing your guests' requests!
With an extensive repertoire of songs from classical to jazz, rock to R&B, Broadway to pop, David Zipse is sure to know most everyone's favorites.
Are you planning a wedding, cocktail party, dinner dance, anniversary celebration or other special event in the Washington Metropolitan area or on Maryland's Eastern Shore, in Baltimore, or the greater Philadelphia region?
Looking for a classical pianist for your wedding ceremony? A jazz piano
player for cocktail hour? Soft background music for a dinner party?
Do you need a great party band for dancing at your reception too? Check out his band Good Foot! They've been packing dance floors everywhere they perform. Rock, R&B, oldies, motown, and more - party music! Hear and book them here too!
Or perhaps you're looking for a smaller group. David also works with a variety of vocalists as a duo or trio, including Erin Dickins (original member of Manhattan Transfer), Sean Reilly (Frank Sinatra look-alike), Stefanie Jaye (jazz & pop), Joe Pettis (classic and modern rock).
David Zipse, the various duos, the David Zipse Trio, and Good Foot travel to Washington DC, Rockville, Annapolis, Easton MD, Dover DE and Philly. So look around, take a listen, check out our prices, and book a virtuoso!
make your event
David Zipse providing the music for your wedding ceremony and
reception, cocktail party or dinner dance, your event's entertainment
will be most memorable! From classical music for the ceremony to jazz
for cocktail hour, from soft romantic music for dinner hour to a party band
for dancing at the reception, David Zipse is the one you can be assured will
provide the perfect mix to please all your guests. David is renowned
for his vast repertoire of over 1000 memorized songs, and prides himself
on being able to play most any request. From jazz standards to
Broadway, from oldies and motown to classic and modern rock, David
knows them all. His passion and perfectionism permeate everything
he plays, and his mastery of the piano has the critics proclaiming him
a true "virtuoso," a "PIANIST EXTRA-ORDINAIRE!"
Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland (DE, PA, NJ, MD) from
Philadelphia and West Chester to Atlantic City and Cape May, from
Baltimore and DC to Rehoboth Beach and Ocean City, and all places in
David Zipse Musical Services
Wedding Ceremony - $250 (solo piano)
Includes: -20 minutes of music prior to ceremony as guests arrive, -Processional music for wedding party and bride, -Any special requests during ceremony, -Recessional for the newlyweds and wedding party -20 minutes of music after ceremony (or until all guests exit) -Classical music, hymns, popular love songs - YOU choose!
Solo Piano: $200 for the first hour $100 for each additional hour
Duo (David w/ vocalist of your choice): $400 for the first hour $200 for each additional hour
David Zipse Trio (David w/ vocalist and drummer): $600 for the first hour $300 for each additional hour
David Zipse Quartet (David w/ vocalist, bass player and drummer) $800 for the first hour $400 for each additional hour
After-dinner Dance Music -
"Good Foot" (6-piece party band!) $1200 for the first hour $600 for each additional hour
Package Deals Every wedding or event is different. What are YOUR preferences? Keyboard music for the ceremony and a jazz trio for cocktails? A pianist for cocktails and dinner hour then a fun party band for dancing? Discounts available for any combination of the above.
Requests David loves to play requests! All special requests will be accommodated (if possible) at no extra charge.
Travel Expenses For events over 50 miles away, add $0.25 per mile (per vehicle, if band).
Overtime Schedule permitting, overtime is available at additional hour prices.
Booking It's simple. Check my availability below and get a quote. If you want to proceed, great! We can work out the details (requests, price, etc.) and I'll send you a signed contract by fax, e-mail or snail-mail, your choice. Sign and return it with a $100.00 deposit, and I'll be there!
The balance is due the day of the event.
Credit Cards If you prefer, you can pay the deposit by M/C, Visa, AmEx, Discover, electronic check or PayPal by clicking here.
Testimonials from satisfied clients and more can be found in my Guestbook:
To listen to samples of David solo, and with various vocalists or the band 'Good Foot,' cilck on Demos.
Most clients heard me live somewhere first,
but if you haven't, I would recommend it. Check out my schedule here.
To check availability and get a price quote, simply fill out this form. Tell me about YOUR event: