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THE JOURNEY: EPISODE 1, FROM THE AMERICAN PIANISTS ASSOCIATION JAZZ AWARDS

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American Pianists Awards, The Journey, Episode 8

12/26/2018
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In Episode 8 of The Journey, we learn about the history of the American Pianists Awards through an interview with Joel Harrison, CEO and Artistic Director of the American Pianists Association. During the episode we’ll hear excerpts from performances by Sean Chen, Spencer Myer, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Ellling and the five 2019 American Pianists … Continue reading American Pianists Awards, The Journey, Episode 8 →

Duration:00:32:05

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS, THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 7

12/12/2018
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Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal artistic figures. Downbeat praised the “nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary” he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences at what he terms “the deepest level of humanity and individuality.” Cohen plays with the command and passion of … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS, THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 7 →

Duration:00:27:23

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS, THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 6

11/28/2018
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Pianist, composer and educator Dave Meder is quickly becoming one of the prominent artists of his generation, known for a panoramic, genre-bending approach that has earned him slots in the American Pianists Awards and the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Piano Competition. He has performed in some of New York’s most hallowed rooms, including several headlining … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS, THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 6 →

Duration:00:15:34

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS, THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 5

11/14/2018
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Episode five of The Journey features conversations with 2017 American Pianists Awards winner Drew Petersen along with classical music luminaries 1985 Awards winner Frederic Chiu, Jerry Lowenthal, Ursula Oppens and the late Charlie Hamlen.

Duration:00:29:36

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 4

10/30/2018
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Billy Test has taken inspiration from Brazilian musical culture and jammed on the summer festival scene with rock legends. This Pennsylvania native and New York City resident is an award-winning pianist, composer, arranger and educator. Billy graduated summa cum laude from William Paterson University in 2011 with a dual degree in jazz and classical piano … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 4 →

Duration:00:16:06

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 3

10/19/2018
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American Pianists Awards finalist Kenny Banks Jr. brings the soul of gospel and the heat of Atlanta to tunes both old and new. Raised by two parents who were also musicians, Kenny started to play the piano at age seven and has been passionately evolving his craft since. The Columbus, Ohio native moved to Atlanta … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 3 →

Duration:00:16:10

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 2

9/20/2018
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EPISODE 2 The Journey by the American Pianists Association Growth stories and moving music by jazz and classical pianoís next generation World travel. Engagements with top orchestras. Headline runs at the most famous clubs. How does one become a professional pianist? This series highlights growth stories of American Pianists Awards winners and provides an early … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 2 →

Duration:00:22:18

AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 1

9/17/2018
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The Journey by the American Pianists Association Growth stories and moving music by jazz and classical pianoís next generation World travel. Engagements with top orchestras. Headline runs at the most famous clubs. How does one become a professional pianist? This series highlights growth stories of American Pianists Awards winners and provides an early look at … Continue reading AMERICAN PIANISTS AWARDS: THE JOURNEY, EPISODE 1 →

Duration:00:22:39