DOUBLE GRANDE is called AMERICA'S PREMIER VOCAL/PIANO DUO and were 2009 GRAMMY AWARD CONTENDERS in 4 Categories! 2 GRAND Pianos + 2 GRAND Voices + Plenty of GRAND Humor! This Headliner- Double Piano/Vocal Duo features Music, Impressions & Comedy written by the writer of the famous million-dollar Danny Gans Vegas Show. They have a number of shows and are able to customize the entertainment for Major Corporate Events. They have played on some of the largest stages in the country, as well as for many intimate concert settings. They feature the blockbuster duets of Sonny & Cher, Boccelli & Dion, Captain & Tennille and many, many more--even Kermit & Miss Piggy with her "opera pearls"!.
DOUBLE GRANDE is completely self-contained for events on the West Coast within a certain mile radius, with pianos, sound, video & lights. For fly outs, they will work with the client to facilitate backline needs. Their EZ rider is online.
This girl/guy team is unique--they are not a cookie-cutter dueling piano act, but a world-class entertainment product that gets rave reviews EVERY show, guaranteed!
"From the downbeat through your fourth standing ovation, you brought us through the soundtrack of our lives!" Mike Teilmann, Executive Director, USO
"Run, don't walk, to purchase tickets to LEGENDARY DUETS when it comes to a venue near you!" BROADWAY WORLD
"Wayland and Deborah play up a storm! GREAT musicians!" ROGER WILLIAMS, Grammy Award Winning Recording Artist.
"Wayland and Deborah's singing is just exquisite!" JAMES DARREN, Recording Artist and Movie Star.
"We've been to NUMEROUS professional concerts and your presentation most assuredly ranked among the VERY BEST! Your singing is unbelievable and Wayland's piano playing & antics are terrific!" Syd & Alan Weiss, GROVE THEATRE, Upland, CA
"Every aspect of their performance and preparation was exemplary, and we are pleased to recommend these performers to other organizations without reservation." Donna Abersman, Deputy CEO, ASCIP Corporate Event, Long Beach, CA
"Many in the audience said I saved the best concert for last and I agree that your concert was nothing less than spectacular!" Garlan Newcomb, President, Erie Civic Music Association, Erie, PA (Audience of 2,500)
"The music was mesmerizing and captured the hearts of the entire audience…which earned the performers a standing ovation. This performance was exceptional!" Lisa A Mullen, Zielienople, PA
"By the end of the show, my hands hurt from clapping so much!" Polk College, FL (sellout crowd)
LEGENDARY DUETS: Featuring Music, Comedy and Impressions of some of the greatest duets of all time. Sony & Cher, Captain & Tenille, Billy Joel & Elton John, Louie Armstrong & Carol Channing, Andrea Bocelli & Celine Dion and many others.
FROM BROADWAY TO HOLLYWOOD: Non-stop Blockbusters from the Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Casablanca, James Bond and many others.
HOOKED ON CLASSICS: Featuring some GRAMMY Contending compositions as Classical Crossovers of Greensleeves, Double Bach Hip-Hop, Choppin' Chopin and others. Also features vocal opera hits from Puccini and others.
CUSTOM CORPORATE: Awards ceremonies are customized with themes from the Olympics, Rocky, Chariots of Fire and many others. With a huge repertoire, the possibilities are endless. As seasoned writers and arrangers, they are a value-added entertainment product to make your event the very best. In fact, they have customized songs & lyrics for some of their clients, creating a guaranteed home-run for their event!
DOUBLE GRANDE will travel almost anywhere. Their combined credits include performing in many locations all around the world for over 20 years. They are professional and easy to work with.
Deborah Johnson (Vocals/Piano),
Wayland Pickard (Vocals/Piano)