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Ramsay High choir raising funds for new piano so there will be 'music at ... - AL.com

2014-10-23
Ramsay High choir raising funds for new piano so there will be 'music at ...AL.comShe found the one she wants for the school at Glasgow Piano Services in Montgomery. According to Glasgow Piano's co-owner, Wil Glasgow, the piano is a 1951 Steinway Model L with an ebony finish. It originally belonged to a now-retired University of ...

Piano man story to be told by London theatre company, 10 years on - The Guardian

2014-10-24
The GuardianPiano man story to be told by London theatre company, 10 years onThe GuardianIt was one of the more curious – and most haunting – true-life stories of the last decade. Dripping wet, traumatised and silent, a young man washed up on the British coast apparently unable to communicate except via the keys of a piano. The case ...

Ruth Brown On Piano Jazz - NPR

2014-10-24
NPRRuth Brown On Piano JazzNPRRuth Brown was one of the pioneers of R&B. The vocalist and actress also hosted a blues program on NPR called Blues Stage that helped bring wider attention to the genre. On this episode of Piano Jazz from 1993, Brown's roots in blues, R&B and jazz are ...and more »

Grand Piano, out now on DVD - The Guardian

2014-10-25
Grand Piano, out now on DVDThe GuardianGrand Piano sees Elijah play Tom Selznick, a prodigious concert pianist suffering from stagefright after a disastrous performance of a supposedly unplayable piece. Five years later, he returns to the stage – and to the piece – only to find a gruesome ...

The Piano Guys Deconstruct Their Strategy Behind Viral 'Frozen' and 'Batman ... - Hollywood Reporter

2014-10-22
The Piano Guys Deconstruct Their Strategy Behind Viral 'Frozen' and 'Batman ...Hollywood Reporter"If a song really grabs our attention or moves us for whatever reason, a classical melody will weave its way in pretty organically," piano maestro Jon Schmidt tells The Hollywood Reporter of mashing classical tracks with pop songs just as they hit the ...

New life for an old Idaho treasure — the Cartee piano - The Idaho Statesman

2014-10-24
New life for an old Idaho treasure — the Cartee pianoThe Idaho StatesmanSchiller works on the finest pianos in the Treasure Valley, preparing them for performances by Opera Idaho, the Boise Philharmonic and others. The chief concert technician at Dunkley Music is donating his time and talents to restore the Weber piano ...and more »

Young Piano Virtuoso Opens San Diego Symphony's Season - Times of San Diego

2014-10-24
Young Piano Virtuoso Opens San Diego Symphony's SeasonTimes of San DiegoThe San Diego Symphony opens its 2014-15 season Friday with glamorous Russian-born piano virtuoso Lola Astanova performing a Chopin concerto. Astanova, 29, was born in the former Soviet Union and emigrated to the United States in 2003. She was a ...

Babe Rainbow Music For 1 Piano, 2 Pianos, & More Pianos - Tiny Mix Tapes (press release)

2014-10-23
Babe Rainbow Music For 1 Piano, 2 Pianos, & More PianosTiny Mix Tapes (press release)Music For 1 Piano, 2 Pianos, & More Pianos, inspired by his time spent touring with How to Dress Well's Tom Krell, sees him expanding his musical feats to the austere world of American minimalism, borrowing cues from veterans like Erik Satie, Steve ...

Piano virtuoso plans Elon show - Burlington Times News

2014-10-23
Piano virtuoso plans Elon showBurlington Times News“I remember performing a Clementi Sonata at that concert. I was very excited about the performance. It was a gala concert for local piano competition winners,” she recalled. “I enjoyed the experience so much that after I was done performing my piece, I ...

Venice boardwalk's piano man is missing his cat - Los Angeles Times

2014-10-16
Venice boardwalk's piano man is missing his catLos Angeles TimesOn a Venice boardwalk stocked with memorably Bohemian characters, the piano man and his cat, Baby Girl, managed to stand out. For years the cat sat (or napped) on Nathan Pino's piano during his performances of Bach or Beethoven — like a furry ...