John Chapman has been a professional pianist for over 25 years, playing throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and South America, as a soloist, sideman & leader. John now plays concerts, festivals and clubs throughout the Eastern U.S.

Career highlights include

  • keyboardist & bandleader for The Platters

  • pianist & arranger for the U.S. Navy Show Band

  • pianist for The Lester Lanin & Peter Duchin society orchestras in NY and Palm Beach

  • performed with his own group at the following:
    Tatou, Sweetwaters & The Iridium
    (New York City)
    The Breakers (Palm Beach)
    Les Deux Fontaines & Burt Reynolds (South Beach)
    The Cloister (Sea Island, GA)

    Sea World Millenium New Years Celebration (Orlando)

  • notable musicians who have performed with John:
    Marty Morrell (drums: Bill Evans, Duke Ellington Orch)
    Eddie Graham (drums: Earl Hines & Elvis Presley)
    Will Lee (bass: Late Show with David Letterman )
    Ralph McDonald (percussionist: Jimmy Buffett)

"He’s got knowledge and fire! A great pianist I’m proud to say I backed."

—Eddie Williams, drummer for Ray Charles