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Mille Fleurs' resident 'Piano Man' celebrates 25 years

Mille Fleurs' resident 'Piano Man' celebrates 25 years

Randy Beecher, an institution at the piano at Mille Fleurs. Courtesy

Since 1993, entertainer Randy Beecher has held court at the grand piano in the bar at Mille Fleurs on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. For 25 years the Rancho Santa Fe “Piano Man” has treated those in the mood for a melody to everything from Cole Porter classics to the latest from Bruno Mars. He has led memorable group sing-alongs, shared his piano bench with Burt Bacharach, crooned for former Vice President Al Gore and President Gerald Ford —he’s even provided the soundtrack for some local love stories.

“I have introduced quite a number of people at this piano who have gone on to get...