Find out about what makes PianoJam tick!
Mark Hendry, A.K.A. Mark The Piano Guy, A.K.A. El Diablo (long story) is a music graduate of the university of North Wales, Bangor. Having played in bands since he was 14 on various instruments including, Guitar, Drums and Bass, Mark was committed to a life of music.
Upon graduating he immediately embarked on touring life with his first professional gig being assistant musical director, keyboardist, guitarist, and music programmer on the U.K. version of the Broadway show RENT. This toured for a year, culminating in a residency at the Prince of Wales Theatre in London’s West End
After that Mark secured various residencies as a singer/guitarist/keyboard player all over the world, from seaside holiday towns in the UK to Budweiser bars in Japan.
In 2003 Mark settled into what was to become his main vocation for the next 20 years – Pianobar Entertainment. Mark soon became in high demand around Europe owing to his high energy, stamina and powerful voice in addition to his vast and unique repertoire. Indeed, his colleagues dubbed him “The Machine!”. Mark could be seen performing all over Scandinavia and the Netherlands, particularly in the chain of Piano nightclubs called Live Music bars (Tilburg, Amsterdam, Nijmegen)
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The company behind PianoJam is Live Piano Ltd. Established in 2013 by Mark and Liz Hendry they have provided top quality music and entertainment for over 1200 weddings and events. The company was first formed with the name The Live Piano Experience and initially the main product was the Duelling Pianos Show. In 2016 TLPE won the County Brides Wedding industry awards for Best Entertainment act.
However, it soon became obvious that Liz Hendry Wedding Pianist was becoming very popular on the wedding circuit. With this new information a company rebrand and restructure was undertaken in 2017 to Live Piano Ltd offering the following products; Liz Hendry Wedding Pianist; Mark the Piano Guy, Wedding singer and Pianist; and PianoJam (including PianoJam XL Duelling Pianos)