This award-winning entertainer, singer, impressionist, instrumentalist and humorist is a true renaissance man. As a performer, songwriter, composer, actor, author, recording artist and film maker, Wayland Pickard has done it all.
Wayland‘s fast paced corporate variety act features an upbeat evening of music, song and comedy. His unique versatility in combining singing impressions, comedy and music has made his show a hit among special event planners.
Wayland Pickard is also a national recording artist, a Television “Ace: Award nominee for HBO, a Cine Golden Eagle Award winner, and a Billboard Song finalist. Pickard has been described by Jay Leno as a “sensational musician,” by Dick Van Dyke as “a great showman,” and by Phyllis Diller as Athe piano variety artist of the decade.”
You may know Wayland Pickard from his recordings, or from his film and television appearances. He has appeared on the Tonight Show, HBO, the CBS series Capitol, and even at Carnegie Hall. He’s been in such movies as Beethoven’s 5th and The Great Santini. As a writer, he’s written the successful corporate act, the Danny Gans Show, no appearing in Las Vegas. Wayland‘s also scored music for film and television.
What’s unique about Wayland Pickard‘s show is his fusion of comedy and music at the piano. This warm and charming entertainer can adapt his show to any special event or audience demographic with a wide range or material using multi-media special effects. Pickard plays and sings along with a lively background orchestrations with an added comedic touch. His one-man, self-contained show is easy to produce with Wayland as a solo performer. His act can also expand to include a band or orchestra or any size using local musicians.