Dino Baptiste

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Dino BaptisteDino Baptiste is a young and highly energetic musician based in Birmingham, England. He has established himself as an extremely talented Keyboard player & entertainer with over 15 years professional experience in live and recording performances. His style of Blues, Boogie Woogie and Rock 'n Roll piano playing and a dynamic vocal technique either as a soloist or in his own band, have ultimately grabbed audiences night after night in a varied showcase of entertainment that doesn't rely on any rules and regulations, but a serious element of "jamming - sealed with some downright tongue and cheek boldness".

His influences revolve around three idols since a kid - Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles. Here Dino has seen each one a legend perform with such showmanship and charm that has reflected in his own performance. It was actually his Anglo Indian parents that so rightly led him into Rock'n Roll and feeding his soul with that feel good factor of the 60's the 70's. While Dino has performed for several years with his own band, since 2002 he has concentrated on his strong left-hand piano skills and has developed a new duo performance format with keyboards and drums to create a unique and solid foundation to his music.

Dino has served an amazing self-created apprenticeship during his career. A four year stay in Melbourne, Australia from 1989 touring, performing and recording with some of the finest musicians, his own "dueling piano's" production since 2001 with Disney Cruise Line in Florida, USA and continual success in the UK and worldwide with artists such as Lulu, Dana Gillespie, Rolf Harris, Bernie Marsden, Leo Sayer, Mungo Jerry and The Blues Band have all secured him a long standing future with an experience gained for life.



 
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