Karl Austin Probst
, a.k.a Bart Fubbles, is one of the original pioneers of the Dueling Piano concept.
Karl began cultivating his musical chops at the age of six with his father's drums. At 16, Karl had his first professional "gig," touring the southeastern United States with a variety of bands. In 1986, Karl performed throughout Europe for the U.S.O. In 1990, Karl accepted his first "Dueling Piano" position in Atlanta at L'tl Dittys, and has been performing in that capacity ever since. Karl has played with such greats as Fabian, Bo Diddly, B.B. King, former members of Deep Purple, 38 Special and the Atlanta Rhythm Section.