About Dennis Laffoon
Keyboardist, vocalist and recording artist with over 35 years of experience has performed with Heart, Journey, Cheap Trick, REO, Night Ranger, Kansas to name a few, heard and known around the world with his versatile and unique style of playing keyboards.
Dennis started playing piano at the age of 10 and got his first portable organ at the age of 12 playing in his first rock band in grade school.
He played saxophone in the high school band, but his love for playing keyboards over shadowed the sax. Performed in area rock bands through high school and went to college for a short time for music, but left early to travel performing in night clubs all across the country.At the age of 20 he put together “Powerglide” who performed for 15 years.
He released his first album “Glide On” with 12 original songs all written by Dennis Laffoon. He then joined national recording artists “Shooting Star” and released their first charting single “Touch Me Tonight” which went to Number 2 spot on MTV and since then released two albums “It’s Not Over” and “Leap Of Faith” and will release their new CD in the summer of 2006 “Circles”.
Dennis Laffoon has also released two solo albums with all original songs “Nothing Left Unsaid” and “Always Christmas” that are also available on “itunes.”
Dennis has a favorite saying that he adapted from the movie The Rookie “guess what we get to do today! We get to play music.”
He was Inducted to the Kansas Music Hall of Fame March 9, 2009.
Dennis has received high praise from his peers and audiences everywhere - performing his Elton John Experience tribute along with The Piano Man tribute to Billy Joel and Great Balls of fire tribute to Jerry lee Lewis,