Our vision when creating The Keys Dueling Piano & Sports Bar would have never come to fruition without the unbelievable local talent that East Texas has to offer. We are truly privileged to have the best musicians at The Keys!
From Broadway to Honky-tonk, Jazz to Contemporary and everything in between Randy Powell's musical talent is expansive. Having a style all of his own he combines his tremendous piano skills and dynamic voice with his unique, light-hearted repartee.
Having lived and performed around the world, Randall is no stranger to the stage. He has played for audiences of 70,000 people at Texas Stadium during several half-time shows with the renowned Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders, as well as for royalty, dignitaries, and television and live radio audiences.
Randall has an exceptionally remarkable list of people he has opened for including The Platters, Debbie Boone, Tanya Tucker, The Eagles and Wayne Newton. Besides his musical theater performances in over 40 Broadway productions throughout the US and Japan, he has also performed for President Ronald Regan, President George Bush Sr., the late Texas Governor Anne Richards and Lady Bird Johnson.
Originally from Wichita Falls, TX, "Scotty G" learned how to play guitar at the age of 4, drums at 10, and piano at 12. By the time he turned 16, he landed his first job playing piano in a country band call The Mellowtones. At age 18 he was being called upon frequently by the local musicians union in Wichita Falls to play for entertainers like John Conlee, Merl Haggard, Ernest Tubb, Johnny Lee and Ace Cannon.
In the spring of 1979, an EF-5 tornado hit very close to his home. It scared him so badly that he moved to Dallas the next day. He quickly became one of the Metroplex's most sought after single acts. With a list of gigs in Dallas ranging from the bottom of Rosie's Bar and Grill to the top of the Reunion Tower, Scotty G has made a name for himself as one of the most versatile acts in the business.
Scotty G served as the worship pastor at Elevate Life Church in Frisco, TX and was the full time lead guitarist and singer on the Daystar Christian Television Network for over seven years. He is currently the Worship and Music Director at Christ Central Church in Lindale, TX.
Kim made her performing debut at age two when she made a dash for the stage at a variety show, unbeknownst to her parents and joined the cast for the finale, earning the title, "Hillbilly Jigger." She has been chasing the stage ever since, singing all over the world with various groups in high school and college. Kim also sings with the award-winning a cappella vocal jazz group Clearly Vocal. She and her husband, John, have four energetic children.
If you are interested in becoming an entertainer or booking your band with The Keys, please contact Buddy Rutherford at Buddy@thekeystyler.com.
Tim Letsch 's musical journey started when he was 3 years old at his grandfather's church in Austin, TX. Ever since, Tim has always had the desire to perform music and thrill audiences. Tim grew up in the Dallas/Forth Worth area. During his high school days he was in mixed and a capella choirs. He was turned down from the show choir due to the fact that he was not a "good enough dancer." After high school, Tim followed his dreams after receiving a scholarship to attend Southwestern Assemblies of God Universities (SAGU). While attending SAGU, Tim majored in Vocal Performace and joined the touring group called the Harvesters. He was highly involved with worship, music ministry, and vocal performances opporturnities all through the DFW area during his tenure at SAGU. It was in college that Tim started playing piano, drums, guitar and bass.
More than just a stage presence, Tim is also widely known for his communication skills. Being in pastoral roles since he was 17, he has a huge heart for people. He is currently the Lead Pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Lindale, TX. It is there he has lead several outreaches to the surrounding communities including a widely know community outreach called Moblie Santa. His goal in all that he does is to bring hope and love to all people. He is a father to two young boys and a loving husband to his wife Cheryl.
Since 1997, Tim has been a full time musical performer in some form or another. Tim has toured with his band Fadestrange, a contemporary Christian band, and with them has released two critically acclaimed albums. He also plays and sings with and oldies band called Bongo and the Point. He is a prolific song writer and a gifted singer, musician and performer. He is well known for his stage presence, passion and his charisma. Tim was thrilled to join The Keys dueling piano team in August 2013. You don't want to miss one minute of his crazy antics and his musical skill while on stage.
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