Darius Frowner (pianist on Monday and Thursday nights). Darius often musical directs shows for national tours and regional runs. Some credits include Smokey Joe’s Cafe and A Chorus Line and he has played in many productions of Ain’t Misbehavin in the US and Europe. Darius also accompanies many Broadway artists including frequent appearances with Norm Lewis. In NYC he has performed with Billy Porter, Mario Cantone, Rita Moreno and Joan Rivers. Darius is also the musical supervisor for the Performing Arts School atThe Mayo Center in Morristown NJ, where he teaches courses for children as well as adults.
At the Duplex, Darius has been playing Monday and Thursday nights for 21 years! Darius loves to show off singers, and on any of his shifts you will hear amazing vocalists in pop, R&B and theater styles. Group songs are a big feature as well, and his piano bar shifts are often singer showcases with many surprise guest stars. Its not just pros though, Darius really enjoys playing for everyone who loves to sing!