The Calico Saloon Show

Client: Knott's Berry Farm

In the Spring of 2008, I was referred to the Entertainment department at Knott’s Berry Farm as they were in need of a pianist for their Calico Saloon Show.  The job entailed a fun mix of piano accompaniment in the style of the old-time saloons mostly improvised from chord charts, as well as a few lines and some singing.

This video showcases the saloon’s summer show, featuring myself as Fingers, Dean Carter as Knuckles, Paul Hanegan as Dakota Dan and Sarah Meals as Cameo Kate.

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