Bring your party or special event to life with live piano entertainment from Disneyland Pianist, Jonny May! Whatever the occasion, Jonny will dazzle guests with his lively renditions of classic and contemporary songs from the century. With a repertoire of thousands of songs from the 1900's to present, and training in classical, jazz, blues, ragtime, and pop/contemporary piano, Jonny can play piano that will suit any mood and delight guests of all ages!
As the Disneyland Ragtime Pianist, Jonny entertains thousands of guests every week at Refreshment Corner Cafe on Main Street in Disneyland. Specializing in songs from the 1900's to the 1940's, Jonny plays Ragtime, Stride, Blues, Boogie Woogie, and Dixieland Music. From Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" and "The Entertainer", to stride piano favorites like "The Charleston" and "Aint Misbehavin'", Jonny is is a master of novelty piano styles. As the Disney pianist, Jonny loves entertaining families and children with Disney songs from older Disney movies (Snow White, Marry Poppins, 101 Dalmations, etc) and new ones (Tangled, Toy Story, Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, etc.)
As a jazz pianist, Jonny knows hundreds of jazz standards and swing tunes from the 20's, 30's and 40's. From George Gershwin and Cole Porter, Duke Ellington's and Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby... Jonny plays swing piano that will make a room of swing music dancers want to do the Lindy Hop! For cocktail parties or a more romantic atmosphere, Jonny plays sultry ballads and Brazilian Bossa Nova from artists like Antonia Carlos Jobim.
As a pop and Top 40's pianist, Jonny performs hundreds of songs from the 1960's to present. He is the keyboardist in the Mad T Party Band (California Adventure), a high energy rock concert of classic rock and current radio hits. Jonny loves performing the artists of this generation, like Billy Joel, Elton John, Michael Jackson, the Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Michael Buble, Norah Jones, Josh Groban, Justin Timberlake, Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Katy Perry, Avicci, and many more.
WEDDING PACKAGE: Jonny performs for your ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner reception. For your ceremony, Jonny plays beautiful love songs, contemporary/inspirational songs, classical music, and/or hymns. Simple and beautiful live piano can set just the right mood for the ceremony. For the cocktail hour, Jonny will pair your guests drinks with jazz standards and light swing music from the 30's and 40's. For the dinner reception, Jonny will mix it up with whatever musical style you like - Top 40's, Jazz, Ragtime, Blues, Disney Music, etc. Let him know your preferences and he will tailor the song selection to your desires.
More about Jonny
Jonny May is an LA-based and highly sought professional pianist. He specializes in many styles of piano, from ragtime, stride, and boogie woogie, to jazz, swing, blues, and pop/contemporary piano. As the Disneyland Ragtime Pianist, he performs weekly at Disneyland's Refreshment Corner Cafe, and keyboard in the Mad T Party Band in California Adventure. He has performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C, and accompanied Grammy and Tony Award Winning Artists Lari White and Lin Manuel Miranda on piano. As a studio musician, he has recorded on numerous albums, including "Barrel House Boys" EP, "Cousins: The Songs of the Beck and May", and "The Songs of Jonathan May".