Bio

Derrek Wayne is a traveling pianoman.

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Derrek’s music is built on jazz and American popular song traditions. In 2007, Derrek began releasing collections of original songs. His latest, “Derrek Wayne Sings Jazz” is available from bandcamp and iTunes.

Derrek is classically trained pianist and barbershop quartet singer. In 2010, Derrek won a gold medal in the International Barbershop Harmony Society Chorus Contest and worked as a commercial actor in Japan. In 2013 and 2014 Derrek performed as a lounge act on six American cruise ships and lived in Hollywood.

In 2013 Derrek’s Kickstarter “Piano Pop Promenade” brought his performances to the streets of Los Angeles. He is currently writing a new original album and producing a show in which he performs and tells the story of great American lyricist Johnny Mercer.

@derrekwayne on Twitter

photo 2013 M. Hoy

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