Todd East has created a stellar career and is highly recognized in the music industry. Blind since birth, he began playing piano and singing at the age of three and initiated his professional career at the age of 15. After high school, this native of Marion, NY, continued his education, graduating from Nazareth College with degrees in Music Education and Music Theory. As a master of the piano, with vocal skills reminiscent of Stevie Wonder, Todd is a highly sought after artist. Over the last 40 years, Todd has built a massive fan base in Rochester, NY. He returns from his home in North Miami, Oklahoma several times a year to perform and record as part of the Rochester music community.
Todd has substantial credits for his commercial work in television and radio. He performs regularly at many Hard Rock Cafés and casinos in the Midwest. Some highlight performances include appearing with world renown conductor, Jeff Tyzik, and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Seattle Symphony Orchestra.
Todd has made special appearances at Foxwood’s Casino in Connecticut and the Lionel Hampton Jazz Club in Paris, France, with Prime Time Funk. Todd has shared the stage with The Brothers Johnson, Chubby Checker, Dave Koz, Joe Sample, Larry Carlton, and Blues artist, Sherman Robertson.
Todd is a versatile musician, well-suited to perform with any size band or ensemble. If you are looking for something more intimate, Todd does solo performances that will elevate your event or party to a truly memorable level. His playlist is massive, his performances are unique and unforgettable.