Bill Keis - Musical Director


Bill Keis – pianist, composer, teacher, author of The Complete Guide To Learning Music, musical director, producer.


“Bill Keis career spans 30 years and he has given over 30,000 lessons. He has composed music for TV, documentaries – he is a JAZZ MAN.”



As a pianist and keyboardist, Bill has performed and/or recorded with: Mark Isham, Michael Duff, Lilly Hayden, Billy Sheehan, MC Lyte, Alexander Markov, Chick Corea, Steve Oliver, Edgar Winter, Chaka Khan, The Pointer Sisters, David Campbell, Maxine Nightingale, Sal Marquez (Trumpet from “Tonight Show”), Jay Leno, Sam Harris, Eric Rigler (Bagpiper from Titanic), Chico, Izzy Chait and many others.


He has performed at countless venues in New York, Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego, Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, San Jose, Tokyo, Japan, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico including B.B. Kings, Hollywood Palladium, Ambassador Auditorium, Shrine Auditorium, Paramount Studios, Baked Potato, La Vee Lee, The Comedy Store, The Coconut Club, Catalina Bar & Grill, Disney Concert Hall.


For several years he accompanied such performers as: Robin Williams, Jay Leno, Richard Pryor, Billy Crystal, Arsenio Hall, and Rodney Dangerfield at The Comedy Store in Hollywood. Also, he has been the pianist/musical director for numerous shows and vocal performance workshops.

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