2000 NE 42nd Ave. Suite 296
Portland, OR 97213
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About Us

A Dancing Penguin Music, has specialized in combining live piano with a great DJ service since 1989. Live music with a DJ will make your event unique. Ceremonies are a specialty; we offer electric piano, flute, sax, cello, violin. Or, choose a jazz duo, trio, or a dance band with female singer. Visit our web site to hear MP3 song samples. The Penguins are recommended by Timberline Lodge, Lakeside Gardens, Adrianna Ballroom, Melody Ballroom, The Vintage Plaza Hotel, Resort at the Mountain, the Waverley and Oswego Lake country clubs. We have the expertise to make your event a success!

DJ Service~ Playing your favorites keeps your guests happy & the dance floor full.

We are DJ's who listen to you! We'll play the songs you request, at the volume you prefer! We'll e-mail our DJ songlist so you can pick your favorites. Or, if you tell us your favorite bands, we'll take care of the rest. We know the songs that will fill the dance floor! We'll act as master of ceremonies, help coordinate, and make announcements.

Piano~ For ceremonies, receptions or with a DJ.

If there's no piano on site, we'll bring an authentic sounding electric piano for inside or out! Our pianists play classical, jazz, swing, latin, new age and pop. Requests gladly. Often, we start events with live piano music, then switch to DJ for dancing.

Ceremony Music~ piano, flute, cello, violin, singers.

Beautiful live music will create the perfect atmosphere for your bridal entrance. We offer solo piano, or add any combination of flute, sax, violin, or cello. Classical, jazz, new age, or popular music, your choice. An electric piano and sound system can be set up inside or out. We can provide a wireless lapel microphone for your minister.

Duo~ Piano with sax, flute, cello, or violin for receptions too.

Often, after the ceremony, we'll play lively cocktail music, followed by beautiful, background dinner music. With the use of an electric piano, keyboard bass can be added in the left hand, for a trio sound.

Trio~ Jazzy background instrumentals & dance music.

Sax, drums, and piano with keyboard bass. We specialize in the elegant and sophisticated music of the 1940's & 50's. We'll set an elegant mood with tasty instrumentals from George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington. For dancing, you'll enjoy our Big Band Swing and sassy Latin versions of Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, and other favorites.

Quartet~ Add a female singer to the trio for more excitement and variety - Blues, Rock, Motown, Disco, and Swing!

A Dancing Penguin Band features the talented singer, LaRhonda Steele, a well known Portland headliner. You'll know her roots are in gospel when you hear her belt out a tune! Usually, we start with the tasty, romantic love songs of Tony Bennett, Michael Buble, & Sinatra, then pick it up for dancing! The band is recommended by many of Portland's event planners and booking agencies and plays often at the finest hotels and country clubs. A Dancing Penguin Band will make your event special.



Kim is so amazing! He is amazing at creating a mood for the ceremony and reception! I would recommend him to everyone!

Mar 30, 2012