Chicago's Versatile Virtuoso
~ Solo Piano With or Without Vocals ~
~ Small Ensembles -Duo, Trio and Quartet~

See Dave''s new Online Teaching Page 

for private lesson in Jazz or Classical Piano

and Composition/Theory    

-also available through College of Lake County for college credit

(or no credit)


Dave is on haitus due to the Covid 19 crisis,

but has  normally performs Piano and Vocals every Tuesday eve

at the Big Shot Piano Lounge in Arlington Heights.

2 South Vail Street - 847 670-6890from 6:30 to 10:30 pm

AND with his trio , Jazz From Planet Flippo 

on Fridays from 4-8

at area Mariano's Food Stores iine Bar - 

see "Shows" for details.


     The Big Shot performances include a wide range of traditional and contemporary music from Sinatra, Billy Joel and Elton John through classic rock/pop to Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars, Sara Barielilis and Alicia Keys. 


     Dave can also perform for private parties as a soloist or small ensemble leader, with of without vocals. Dave combines classical technique and extensive jazz training with over twenty years of experience in area hotels, clubs, private homes and event venues across Chicago-land.  He brings passion, creativity and professionalism to every performance, insuring a unique, personal and memorable experience. 

     His wide-ranging interests and versatility are reflected in the range of music he commands -  all styles of jazz, show tunes, piano bar favorites, popular music from the 60's, 70's and 80's up to the newest contemporary gems and classical music. Other styles he offers include ragtime and Bollywood.

     Vocals are always optional and range from Sinatra, Buble and Tony Bennett to Billy Joel, The Beatles, Sheeran, Sting, Mars, Jagger and Mraz. Dave  earned his Doctorate in Music Composition at the University of Michigan and his Masters at the Eastman School of Music.


In the Chicago Area include:

Langham Hotel, Drake Hotel Coq D'or, Eddie V's Prime Seafood , Pete Miller's Steakhouse - Evanston, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse.

Dave can provide a variety of small ensembles, from duo to quintet in any instrumentation required.   He can provide an electric piano and sound system appropriate for the room size. 

Dave Flippo has also performed at Spaggia’s, Francesca’s, Gordon’s Restaurant, Pops for Champagne, Hilton Towers Chicago, The Signature Room, Cite,  Gibson’s Steakhouse, The Chicago Cultural Center, the Marriott Lincolnshire, Magnum's Steakhouse  and numerous private homes.

Chicago, Illinois /  / 847 567-1837

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