Phil Thompson is an internationally acclaimed pop-pianist and vocalist and is an official Kawai endorsed touring artist who has performed at venues including Mandalay Bay and Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, the Shanghai Rolex Masters and MGM Grand in China, the US Open Tennis Tournament in NYC for 3 Years in a Row, and the Royal Imperial Palace in Vienna. His most recent album "Love Themes from the Silver Screen" continues to chart on iTunes in the "Top 20" Love Themes albums which has lead to dozens of international features, most recently in Cosmopolitan – Hong Kong.
Whether you're planning entertainment for your wedding ceremony or reception, your corporate or non-profit gala, or even a private party – Phil would love to create a custom package with you that fits your budget and entertainment needs.
Phil can perform solo piano (with or without vocals), in a duo or trio with some of the top studio musicians in town (cello, violin, sax, guitar, etc.), or with a full band or orchestra. If needed Phil can bring his portable keyboard and state of the art Bose® sound system or facilitate the rental of a grand piano.
Phil will work directly with you either over the phone, skype, or in-person to create a custom playlist featuring original arrangements of crowd favorites from the last fifty years which can include:
- Piano hits by Billy Joel, Elton John, Bruce Hornsby & Marc Cohn
- Pop arrangements by Michael Buble, Coldplay, One Republic, Adele, and Train
- Classics by Lionel Richie, James Taylor, and Journey
- Country songs by Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, and Hunter Hayes
- Standards such as In the Mood and Tequila
- Showtunes, TV, and Movie Themes like Phantom of the Opera, Cheers, and Titanic
- Instrumental favorites by Yanni, Enya, and Kenny G
**Special Wedding Package: Live Music, DJ & Emcee**
If you're looking to combine the best of both live entertainment and DJ Music for your wedding, consider booking Phil's "Complete Entertainment Package" which includes live music for your ceremony, cocktail hour and first dance songs, as well as having Phil serve as your DJ & Emcee through the dance reception.
Recent Concert Venues:
- US Open Tennis Tournament, New York
- Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas
- Shanghai Rolex Masters, Shanghai
- MGM Grand, Macau
- Caesars Palace, Las Vegas
- Historic Pantages Theatre, Minneapolis
- Royal Imperial Palace, Vienna
Recent Wedding Venues:
- Pelican Hill, Newport Beach
- Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel
- Terranea, Ranchos Palos Verdes
- Grand Del Mar Resort, San Diego
- Serra Plaza, San Juan Capistrano
- The Phoenician, Scottsdale
- JW Marriott, Palm Springs
Phil Thompson Client Reviews:
"I just wanted to email you to tell you again how much we enjoyed having you DJ/play live music for our wedding. It was so great, better than we could've imagined. You were so organized, yet flexible. We didn't have to worry about a thing. The music you played was fantastic, and you kept people going on the dance floor. Thanks again!"
"Thank YOU for helping make our big day so amazing!! The music was phenomenal, just as expected. We're really pleased you were able to keep so many people on the dance floor ALL night and I know it was a mix of the awesome music choices. It was great working with you. I'll definitely keep you in mind when I'm planning events for clients... you never know when we'll need a great DJ or pianist :)"
"I cannot thank you all enough for making the special trip to KC for Jared and I's special day! It honestly would not have been the same without you guys. It was everything I very dreamt of and you helped that dream come true. I honestly thought the music took the night above and beyond. At most weddings it is the same old same old and you all brought a fun new flair to our night, it was just great. I loved how you incorporated live into the ceremony/reception and then played the best "party" music to keep everyone on the dance floor throughout the night. It was awesome. Thank you again for everything Phil!! Such great memories!"
Kansas City, MO
"Phil was absolutely amazing in every aspect! Entertainment is one of the key elements of a great celebration and Phil definitely delivered. From playing the piano at our ceremony and cocktail hour to being the DJ/MC for the reception, he exceeded our expectations and we couldn't have asked for anything or anyone better! On top of that Phil was extremely professional and helpful during the whole process. He made everything so easy for us and we definitely appreciate that! We would book Phil a million times over again! He helped make our day special not only with his talent but because he is a great person! Thank you Phil!! =)"
San Juan Capistrano CA
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