Primary Instrument: Keyboard
Dillon Paige was born in Southern California. His mother, a pianist, singer and dancer, taught Dillon early on to love music. He started playing piano at age 4. At 13 he was playing in various community symphony orchestras within the Los Angeles and Ventura County areas. When Dillon was 17, he was already working professionally. Dillon has recorded in studios throughout the world, including Los Angeles, New Orleans, Chicago, Washington DC, Norfolk, New York City, as well as Amsterdam, London, Paris and Munich. While in the U.S. Navy, Dillon played cocktail/jazz piano at formal dinners, ceremonial and diplomatic functions. Some guests included U.S. Presidents and heads of state from other countries. As a musician in various Navy Jazz Bands (Big Band and small combos), Dillon performed at venues including state fairs, concert events, music festivals, and various community theaters. Some notable U.S. venues and shows included Chicago’s Jazz Showcase Club, Chicago Jazz Festival at the Symphony Center, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, New Orleans Jazz Park and Jackson Square.
Dillon*s various musical groups include *The Dillon Paige Trio, “Jazzwell” and “Chicago Jazz Originals II.” Dillon currently resides in Ventura County and enjoys playing small intimate venues. His newest CD will be released in the fall of 2007.