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Arnie Abrams

Piano from Freehold, NJ - Will travel up to 100 miles
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$250 - $1200 per event
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Need to hire a New Jersey pianist? NJ wedding, party and holiday entertainer Arnie Abrams will add real sparkle to your New Jersey, New York City, Philadelphia, or Connecticut wedding ceremony or cocktail hour, Civil Union, holiday party, birthday or anniversary party, engagement party, or most any event calling for live music, with his expressive and energetic piano entertainment.

As one of New Jersey's most popular pianists serving the NJ, Philadelphia, metro New York & Connecticut region, Arnie performs for private and corporate events, receptions, dinners, holiday parties, restaurants and all special occasions.

Arnie has a wonderfully varied repertoire of music for all ages and occasions that makes him easily adaptable to most any event. Arnie also has a talent for mingling with your guests to involve them, and designing his music selections to capture the theme and mood of your special event.

Whether your wedding takes place in an outdoor garden setting or in the grandest of churches or temples, Arnie will perform the perfect wedding ceremony music to set the mood and cocktail hour music to exhilarate your guests. Cocktail hours, engagement parties, bridal and baby showers, rehearsal dinners, dinner receptions and holiday parties are his specialties. Free consultation is always available for personalizing the music for your ceremony or function.

Arnie can use your piano or provide his professional keyboard and sound system for small, intimate gatherings, or larger venues. He also works with some of the most talented vocalists, specializing in songs from Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, & those great performers & song writers of the 40's, 50's & 60's, to Linda Ronstadt, Anita Baker, Elton John, Billy Joel, Harry Connick, Jr., and the great American Songbook.

Arnie performs many of the most popular tunes of the 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's & 70's, 80's, 90's, and current ones, including those of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Perry Como, Dean Martin, Barbra Streisand, Nat King Cole, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, Big Band tunes, as well as more contemporary artists like Michael Feinstein, Harry Connick, Jr., Billy Joel (he played in a Billy Joel cover band), Elton John, Linda Ronstadt, Daniel Powter, Josh Groban, Anna Nalick, and much, much more. Arnie also performs many Broadway show tunes, including those of Phantom, Les Miserables, Cabaret, and many of the classic show tunes of the 40's, 50's & 60's, like those from the My Fair Lady, Camelot, Fiddler on the Roof, Paint Your Wagon, West Side Story, Oklahoma, South Pacific, The King & I, and The Sound of Music era. Arnie can also learn songs if you have special ones in mind for your event.

If you or your guests would like to request music, that's also fantastic, since Arnie really enjoys playing requests. Although Arnie's website has a short list of about 100+ popular songs that people frequently request from, Arnie knows over 600 songs by memory (no sheet music), and is happy to play any of them for you and your guests.

Contact NJ wedding & party pianist Arnie Abrams today for your worry-free live piano entertainment.
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25+ GigMasters Bookings
Responds quickly to client requests
A GigMasters member for 10+ years

Anniversary Party

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Arnie was magnificent. His music skills--singing, playing--were exemplary. He has a magnetic personality that pleased everyone. Everyone at the party loved his performance and many asked for his card. He helped make our 50th a memorable event. Dr. and Mrs. Allan Wolk

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Wedding Cocktail Hour

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We received nothing but accolades from our guests at our wedding regarding Arnie's playing. He was easy to work with, communicated well prior to and during the event and as a musician myself, I can only give the highest grade to Arnie. He played excactly the right type of music for the occcassion. Would recommend him to anyone and use him again in a split second. You won't be dissapointed.

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Anniversary Party

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Arnie was fabulous and really made the party great. All of our guests were impressed with him, and he couldn't have been nicer or more accommodating to us. He even went around to the tables and asked for song requests from our guests, so he made sure that there was something played for everyone. The music was continuous and really kept the party going. It was perfect for the event and everyone loved it. His professionalism was wonderful and he is very talented. We were so happy we had him at our event and we feel lucky to have found him!

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2019
Nov
16
Birthday Party (Adult)
Danbury, CT
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
2018
Nov
24
Anniversary Party
Princeton, NJ
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
2018
Nov
17
Engagement Party
New York City, NY
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2018
May
26
Wedding
New York City, NY
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Mar
10
Celebration
Manhattan, NY
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2018
Feb
10
Private Party
Princeton, NJ
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2017
Dec
22
Christmas Party
New York City, NY
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
2017
Dec
2
Wedding Cocktail Hour
Monmouth Beach, NJ
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
2017
Oct
14
Wedding
Philadelphia, PA
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
2016
Dec
31
New Year's Eve Party
Princeton, NJ
8:00 PM - 11:30 PM
2016
May
28
Wedding
Weehawken, NJ
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2015
Jun
13
Birthday Party (Adult)
Toms River, NJ
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Way We Were
Barbra Streisand
Evergreen
Barbra Streisand
You Don’tBring Me Flowers
Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
Memory (Theme From Cats)
Barbra Streisand
Moon River
Henry Mancini
Somewhere
Barbra Streisand
Send In The Clowns
Judy Collins
Happy Days Are Here Again
On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
Barbra Streisand
All I Ask Of You
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Masquerade
Andrew Lloyd Webber
I’ve Got A Crush On You
Linda Ronstadt
The Music Of The Night
Andrew Lloyd Webber
My Funny Valentine
Frank Sinatra
Someone to Watch Over Me
Linda Ronstadt
Over The Rainbow
Judy Garland
My Heart Belongs To Me
Barbra Streisand
My Favorite Things
Julie Andrews
As Time Goes By
Billie Holiday
How Do You Keep The Music Playing
James Ingram & Patti Austin
Killing Me Softly With His Song
Roberta Flack
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
Roberta Flack
Tonite I Celebrate My Love
Roberta Flack
Where Is The Love
Roberta Flack
Feel Like Makin’ Love
Roberta Flack
Unforgettable
Natalie Cole
Hopelessly Devoted To You
Olivia Newton John
I Honestly Love You
Olivia Newton John
Don’t Know Much
Carly Simon
Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt
Desperado
Eagles
What’s New?
Linda Ronstadt
When You Wish Upon A Star
Linda Ronstadt
Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Linda Ronstadt
Someone To Watch Over Me
Michael Feinstein
What’ll I Do?
Linda Ronstadt
Wind Beneath My Wings
Bette Midler
The Rose
Bette Midler
Do You Want To Dance
Bette Midler
Nobody Does It Better
Carly Simon
That’s The Way I’ve Always Heard It Should Be
Carly Simon
Anticipation
Carly Simon
Coming Around Again
Carly Simon
Mockingbird
Carly Simon
Haven’t Got Time For The Pain
Carly Simon
Fly Me To The Moon
Frank Sinatra
The Way You Look Tonight
Frank Sinatra
The Lady Is A Tramp
Frank Sinatra
I Get A Kick Out Of You
Frank Sinatra
Somethin’ Stupid
Frank Sinatra
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
Frank Sinatra
Cheek To Cheek
Fred Astaire
Everybody Loves Somebody
Dean Martin
Witchcraft
Frank Sinatra
Night And Day
Frank Sinatra
Chicago
Frank Sinatra
All The Way
Frank Sinatra
Love Is Here To Stay
Harry Connick Jr.
I’ve Got The World On a String
Frank Sinatra
All Of Me
Frank Sinatra
Embraceable You
Michael Feinstein
Pennies From Heaven
Frank Sinatra
When You’re Smiling
Tony Bennett
Autumn In New York
Frank Sinatra
Sentimental Journey
Frank Sinatra
Begin The Beguine
Cole Porter
My Blue Heaven
Fats Domino
Angel Eyes
Frank Sinatra
The Very Thought Of You
Michael Feinstein
Girl Talk
Michael Feinstein
You Can’t Lose ‘Em All
Michael Feinstein
How Little We Know
Michael Feinstein
Our Love Is Here To Stay
Harry Connick Jr.
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
Michael Feinstein
But Not For Me
Harry Connick Jr.
S’Wonderful
Michael Feinstein
The Man I Love
Michael Feinstein
Oh Lady Be Good
Frank Sinatra
Isn’t It Romantic?
Bobby Short
So Far Away
Carole King
It’s Too Late
Carole King
I Feel The Earth Move
Carole King
You’ve Got A Friend
Carole King
Jazzman
Carole King
Girl (Boy) From Ipanema
Astrud Gilberto
Downtown
Petula Clark
It Had To Be You
Harry Connick Jr.
For Once In My Life
Stevie Wonder
The Shadow Of Your Smile
Frank Sinatra
Put On A Happy Face
Tony Bennett
Cabaret
Liza Minnelli
On The Street Where You Live
Dean Martin
If Ever I Would Leave You
Julie Andrews & Richard Burton
Misty
Johnny Mathis
Stardust
Nat King Cole
Call Me
Nancy Sinatra
Danny Boy
Traditional
I Could Write A Book
Harry Connick Jr.
I’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
Nat King Cole
This Masquerade
George Benson
Don’t Get Around Much Anymore
Harry Connick Jr.
Ain’t She Sweet
Erroll Garner
Aja
Steely Dan
Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Traditional
All By Myself
Eric Carmen
An Innocent Man
Billy Joel
Bad Day
Daniel Powter
Ballad of Billy The Kid
Billy Joel
Bennie & The Jets
Elton John
Breathe (2 am)
Anna Nalick
Can You Read My Mind?
Roderick Dunk & The London Symphony Orchestra
Candle In The Wind
Elton John
Could It Be Magic
Barry Manilow
Darktown Strutters Ball
Traditional
Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonite
James Taylor
Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me
Elton John
Etude in Eb
Chopin
Fire & Rain
James Taylor
For You
For Me
Funeral For A Friend
Elton John
Rhapsody In Blue
George Gershwin
An American In Paris
George Gershwin
Girl Of My Dreams
Perry Como
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John
Hernando’s Hideaway
Johnnie Ray
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart
Bee Gees
I Left My Heart (in San Francisco)
Tony Bennett
I Think I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
Linda Ronstadt
Jealosy
Traditional
Just the Way You Are
Billy Joel
Layla
Derek & The Dominos
Levon
Elton John
Liebestraum
Franz Liszt
Love Me Tender
Elvis
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
Beatles
Mandy
Barry Manilow
Maple Leaf Rag
Scott Joplin
Maybe I’m Amazed
Paul McCartney
Melancholy Baby
Frank Sinatra
New York New York
Frank Sinatra
Only Fools Fall In Love (Wise Men Say)
Elvis
Piano Man
Billy Joel
Rocket Man
Elton John
Saturday In The Park
Chicago
She’s Always A Woman To Me
Billy Joel
Solace
Scott Joplin
Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word
Elton John
Stand By Me
Ben E King
Streetlife Serenader
Billy Joel
Summer Highland Falls
Billy Joel
Take Me To The Pilot
Elton John
Tarantella
Traditional
The Entertainer
Scott Joplin
The Godfather Theme(Speak Softly Love)
Andy Williams
The Night The Lights Went Out On Broadway
Billy Joel
The Stranger
Billy Joel
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
Frank Sinatra
Theme From Ice Castles
Tatiana
Theme from Somewhere In Time
John Barry
Time
Alan Parsons Project
Tiny Dancer
Elton John
Volare
Dean Martin
When I’m 64
Beatles
You Are Too Beautiful
Oscar Peterson
You Ought To Be In Pictures
Frank Sinatra
You’re 16 You’re Beautiful & You’re Mine
Beatles
Your Song
Elton John
AND MANY, MANY, MANY, MORE
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One Man Band
Jazz Piano
80's Hits Piano
Proms
Weddings
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Celebrations
Funerals
Happy Hours
Picnic
Bachelorette Parties
Concerts
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Events
Bachelor Parties
Banquets
Christenings
Conventions
Festivals
Fundraisers
Halloween Parties
Meetings
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Christmas Parties
Please note Arnie Abrams will also travel to Edison, New Brunswick, Sayreville, Piscataway, Princeton, Farmingdale, Manalapan, Marlboro, Colts Neck, South Amboy, Tennent, Blawenburg, Howell, Morganville, Perth Amboy, Roosevelt, Wickatunk, Windsor, Clarksburg, Flagtown, Jackson, Perrineville, South River, Holmdel, Plainfield, Adelphia, Jamesburg, Liberty Corner, Lincroft, Old Bridge.
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