20 Mar 20, 2019
Jan Preston - '88 Pianos I Have Known'
In her show '88 Pianos I Have Known', pianist extraordinaire Jan Preston shares with us her passion for pianos. Projected images combine with unforgettable biographical stories, original songs and piano music, which will move you from tears to laughter. Underpinned by Jan's thrilling virtuosity (together with her trio) audiences will be tapping and clapping, and may leave never look at a piano quite the same way again.
Jan Preston is known as Australia's Queen of boogie piano. She is a magnetic live performer and astonishing piano player with a rich resonant voice. Her original songs, compositions and mastery of boogie-woogie captivate audiences at festivals and in concerts around the world.
Winner of five music awards, Jan writes music for film and TV such as her sister Gaylene's film "My Year with Helen". From her background in classical music, Jan has created her own style, not only through her piano playing but also her singing and songwriting, which now sees her shine as a truly Antipodean original.
7:30pm – 9:00pm
Mar 20, 2019
Queenstown Memorial Centre, Queenstown
1 Memorial Drive, Queenstown
General Admission $27.10