Min. Age : 21+
Music : Adult contemporary (soft), New Age
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Cincinnati Arts Association Presents:
Jim Brickman - On A Winter's Night
Jim Brickman is not only the best-selling solo pianist of our time, but he has become a staple during the holiday season for over a decade! The two-time Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling pianist and songwriter will wow audiences from coast to coast with his On A Winter's Night tour as he weaves together holiday favorites of new and old, plus all his hits in one spectacular concert! Joined by vocalists Anne Cochran and Luke McMaster and electric violinist Tracy Silverman, Jim brings a night of dazzling solo piano with the warmth and humor of the season for one of the country's favorite annual concert events. This live performance strikes the perfect balance between emotional, musical intimacy, and audience interaction for the ideal winter night celebration.
Jim Brickman (born November 20, 1961) is an American composer and pianist. Brickman is known for his solo piano compositions, which are classified as new age music.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Brickman enrolled in the Cleveland Institute of Music taking courses in composition and performance, while taking business classes at Case Western Reserve University. His music career started when he was nineteen, when Jim Henson hired him to write tunes for Sesame Street. He was also hired to write commercial jingles while in college.
Brickman writes a wide variety of music. Besides his piano compositions and love songs, he has also created arrangements of other songs. Several of his albums feature arrangements of children’s music; he has produced two Christmas-themed albums The Gift (1997) and Peace (2003); and his 2005 album Grace concentrates on arrangements of well-known Christian music.
Jim Brickman has also starred in the now-on-DVD PBS specials “My Romance: An Evening with Jim Brickman”, “Love Songs & Lullabies” and “The Disney Songbook.” In 2006, he sponsored his first Jim Brickman Valentine’s Day Cruise with Carnival Cruise Lines which has become an annual event.
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