Duane Sanders:

  • 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)

Venues include:
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.