Duane Sanders Live music brings nearly three decades of professional performance expertise to your special event. Duane’s mastery of the keys has brought him to share the stage with Sam & Dave and The Drifters in addition to many others. Duane performs a wide variety of music spanning the nostalgic ’40s to present day. He performs a diverse and broad array of genres. These include soul, reggae, standards, dance music, ’70s, ’80s, island, rock, country, light jazz, holiday, instrumental and music of interest to all ages. He is flexible to perform at any venue with an overhead covering (to keep his equipment dry) and electricity! (Within 150mi. (or so) of his home in Palatka, FL. Click here to check out his video! Also, keep in mind that this is only a tiny drop-in-the-bucket of the songs that he performs! His styles of music are appropriate for covered decks, restaurants, hotels, country-clubs, cruise ships, corporate events, etc.
Duane Sanders toured and recorded with “Sam & Dave”. He performed with “The Drifters” and “Danny And The Juniors” at The Newport Hotel in Miami. Duane performed with Terry Johnson of the original “Flamingos” aboard Royal Caribbean Cruise’s Ships besides performing around north and south Florida for over three decades. Through a five-year span, many of these performances were aboard Carnival Cruise Ships. These ships include “Sovereign Of The Seas”, “Song Of America”, “Nordic Empress” and “Monarch Of The Seas”. His musical variety, therefore, brings delight to international audiences.
- Comes from a family background of music. Gifted with perfect pitch he began piano lessons at age 4
- Went on to study classical music and graduated from The Hollywood Conservatory of Music
- Last “formal” teacher was concert pianist Cyrus Yulliean
- Played with local bands in and around South Florida
- Toured and recorded with “Sam & Dave”
- Performed with Terry Johnson of the original “Flamingos” aboard Royal Carribean Cruise’s Ships (including “Sovereign Of The Seas”, “Song Of America”, “Nordic Empress” and “Monarch Of The Seas”)
- Performed aboard casino ships from “La Cruise” out of Mayport, Florida
- Performed in a trio on the West Indies Island of St. Lucia and in the Virgin Islands on St. Thomas (prior to relocating to North Florida)
St. Augustine “Scarlet O’Hara’s”, “Ponte Vedra Inn”, “Travini’s Italian Resturant” and The “Magnolia Point Country Club”, “Jacksonville Golf and Country Club”, “Holiday-Inn” Gainsville”, “The Comedy Club”, “World Golf Village” , Hotels such as “Amelia Plantation”, and “Ponte Vedra Country Club Happy Hour”, as well as, “American Legions” in Palm Valley and St. Augustine.
Palatka at “The Azalea Festival”, “Corky Bell’s” and “Beef’O’Brady’s Deck and Resturant”.
“Brookdale” facilities include “Brookdale South” and other facilities in Gainesville, Hunter’s Crossing, Doctors Lake and also “Lanier Terrace” in North Jacksonville.
Hire Duane Sanders Live to perform for your special event.
Performance venues include, but are not limited to; Restaurants, Resorts, Country Clubs, Hotels, Legion Halls, Pubs, Weddings, Special Events and Parties. Pretty much anywhere world class live music entertainment is desired in North Florida or South Georgia! Contacting him via telephone assures you of punctual and joyful delivery to a memorable event!
If you prefer, you may use the Contact Form on the Contact page to send Duane an email message. His rates vary so please enter your phone number into the contact form and he will call you back to negotiate his rates for hire.
Special Thanks to John Rob Holland for providing the video!