Wednesday, October 1, 2014

JIM BRICKMAN Celebrates 20 Years In Boise With "Love Around The Piano" For One Night Only

“The pianokeys are black and white
but they sound like a million colors in your mind”
- Author Maria Cristina Mena

I love great piano. That is why it is so exciting that we can experience the sounds of award-winning hit-maker, pianist and recording artist Jim Brickman as he rings in the New Year celebrating his 20-year musical journey in the entertainment industry.

Nominated for two Grammy's, four certified gold albums and over 7 million albums sold world-wide, Brickman brings one of the most entertaining and romantic concert events of the year to Boise.

Performing live, Jim Brickman Love Around the Piano arrives in Boise at the Morrison Center on Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm. Ticket prices are $49.00, $39.00 and $29.00 and available by calling 208-426-1110, or online MorrisonCenter.com. For event details, theater location and more details, visit JimBrickman.com.

Friday, February 20, 2015 at 7:30 PM 

Tickets available at:
Morrison Center Box Office, online at MorrisonCenter.com 

or call (208) 426-1110.

Brickman's engaging stage presence seamlessly blends mood and music to touch the heart in a special way, letting fan's imaginations take them wherever they want to go. With dazzling solo piano and star-studded vocal collaborations, Brickman will wow audience members with his hits including "Valentine," "If You Believe," "Love of My Life" and more. Jim Brickman Love Around the Piano strikes the perfect balance between musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and audience interaction.

"It's hard to believe 20 years have passed since I first stepped into the music industry with my first album recording. So many things have changed in that time, yet so many things have remained the same," says Jim. "Having created milestones through all my albums has helped me to watch myself grow as a person and a musician. Love for music has always been a constant in my life, and being able to share this journey with fans from all over the world when I perform is what I enjoy most!"

Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. With four certified gold albums he's sold more than 7 million CDs. Since the release of his debut album No Words in 1994, Brickman has released 40 albums and has the most appearances (30) on Billboard's Adult Contemporary radio chart.  Brickman also has the most No. 1s (19) in the 25-year history of the New Age Albums chart.  Brickman received top honors with two Grammy Award nominations, two SESAC "Songwriter of the Year" awards, the Canadian Country Music Award and the Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association.

Brickman's best-known compositions include the chart-toppers "Valentine," "The Gift," "Love of My Life," "Simple Things" and "Peace." He has established a reputation for his collaborations with many musical artists including Kenny Rogers, Martina McBride, Lady Antebellum, Johnny Mathis, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Wayne Brady, Olivia Newton-John, John Oates and Herb Alpert.

Brickman is the host of a weekly syndicated radio show, Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, airing on 80+ stations across North America. He authored two best-selling books, Simple Things and Love Notes.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Brickman began playing piano at the age of five, studying at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music where he was honored with a scholarship in his name in 2012.

Brickman champions many charitable foundations including The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, The Starkey Hearing Foundation and Autism Speaks. He is a strong supporter of PBS, filming four TV specials for the network - An Evening with Jim Brickman (2000), Love Songs and Lullabies (2002), Live from Disney's Magic Kingdom (2005), and Beautiful World (2009). Most recently, Brickman brought together the stars of the 70's for Celebration of the 70's.


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