Thomas Langmaack

Singing Pianist
63 Reviews • 120 Bookings

Based In Westfield, NJ


About

Having twice received the Gigmaster’s Rising Star Award, he has an appealing vocal/piano style, always performs at the right volume for the event and works with his clients to perform the music they prefer. He also plays guitar and is fully insured. His repertoire ranges from Classic Rock through the decades to include todays’ music and American Standards. Artists and styles include: Classic Rock/pop (Elton John and Billy Joel, Eagles, Beatles, Doors, Paul Simon, Springsteen, Jason Mraz, Lifehouse, Plain White Tees and many more), 50's, country, disco and Latin music, (Mr. Langmaack also plays Latin percussion) as well as Motown, top 40 dance and music from Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Dean Martin. He works with you to tailor your evening to your ideas and can produce music from a full band sound to light or mixed cocktail music and music for your ceremony. Mr. Langmaack has performed in the Tri-state area for over 30 years, and has performed with Helen O'Connell, Julius LaRosa, and The Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra, and in the top bands and agencies for various affairs, including: The Frank Bennett Orchestra, The Steven Scott Agency, The Jack Goodman Agency, The Pure Platinum Party Agency and The Peter Duchin Orchestras. He also served as musical director at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center where he played piano and conducted for their summer Broadway series. From elegant background music to driving dance music, he is able to engage your party members and entertain them with listening music and/or keep them dancing. He is not afraid to go into the audience to engage people and has activities for adults and kids to keep the party interesting. He also uses recorded music to fill in on breaks or as part of the evenings’ plan to keep them dancing, appeal to a wide range of interests and expand the repertoire. He can provide lighting and has a projector system as well. Whether you want a high level of interaction from him or a more laid-back approach, his professionalism shines through! Tom also works with Mike Eckhart, an excellent guitarist. See "Strings and Keys” on my website for more information if you would like a duo. Hear a few of our tunes in the songs section. Please see song list for a partial listing of songs. Tom Langmaack: The recipient of the Gigmaster's 2007 and 2008 Rising Star Award, Mr. Langmaack's appealing vocals and piano playing add excitement and class to any affair. His music ranges from elegant solo piano to a full band sound for dancing and he is fully insured. He also uses recorded music to add to the evening's excitement when desired. Mike Eckhart: As a guitarist, Mike is a consummate professional. He has performed in many styles including Classical, Jazz, Rock, Classic Rock, and Broadway shows. He has a knack for playing in an emotional way and evokes a true feel for the various styles he performs. Mike is also college instructor and enjoys sharing his talent with his students. He can perform for your ceremony as a soloist. As a duo, Tom and Mike always perform at the correct volume and will work with you to design the evening's entertainment. Whether you want a high level of interaction from them or a more laid-back approach, their professionalism shines through! Performing the classic standards (Sinatra, Bennett, Martin), classic pop/rock (Elton John and Billy Joel, Eagles, Springsteen, Crosby-Stills-Nash, Creedance, Stones and more), 50's, country, and Latin music, (including Latin percussion) as well as Motown and top 40 dance music, they tailor your evening's music to your ideas. Other artists include; Jason Mraz, Plain White Tees, Green Day, Lifehouse and many more. They have performed together for 3 years now at various functions and venues: clubs, wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions and cocktail hours. They have a collective 50 years experience and always perform at the top of their game! You can be assured you will get a top performance every time! They can produce music from a full band sound to an acoustic “unplugged” sound, perfect for your cocktail hour and music for your ceremony. Please see song list for a partial listing of songs. We can also learn songs at your request.



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Susan Y

Wedding Ceremony - 2011-09-09

We can't praise Thomas enough. Professionalism, talent, accommodating and courteous are traits that Thomas truly possess. I highly recommend him for any and all affairs, and we plan to hire him for a...


Tim S

Anniversary Party - 2011-11-19

Tom was a consummate professional. He arrived early and was ready to go. There were no mechanical problems, no issues, nothing negative. He played beautifully, always augmenting and never overshado...


Lori M

Birthday Party (Adult) - 2011-10-08

Tom was fantastic. Everyone was dancing and having such a great time because of him. He even performed a duet with one of the guests. My husband said that is was one of the best days of his life and t...


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