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Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star studded vocal collaborations.
Since the release of his debut album “No Words” in 1994, Jim Brickman’s romantic piano sound has defined him as a marquis among contemporary instrumental hit makers. His signature style of playing and songwriting has also brought him six Gold and Platinum selling albums, 26 charted adult radio hits, a Grammy nod in 2003, Two SESAC “Songwriter of the Year” awards, a Canadian Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association.
Jim's best-known compositions include the chart-toppers “Valentine,” “The Gift,” “Love of My Life,” “Simple Things” and “Peace.” In November 2005, he held the top three spots on Billboard’s New Age chart for his albums The Disney Songbook, Grace and Greatest Hits. Jim has established a reputation for his collaborations with many gifted musical artists that include: Martina McBride, Gerald Levert, Lady Antebellum, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Michael Bolton, Sara Evans, Donny Osmond and Olivia Newton-John.
Jim Brickman was born in Cleveland and began playing piano at the age of five. He lived here until he was 28 and he says "he loved it." He attended Shaker Heights High School after which he simultaneously took music classes at Cleveland Institute of Music and business classes at Case Western Reserve.
He founded his own advertising music company in 1980, writing commercial jingles for such advertisers as McDonald’s, Pontiac and Kellogg’s.
Jim Brickman will appear at the Palace Theatre on December 19, 2009 at
7:30 p.m. In this very special concert in Cleveland, Jim will introduce fans to Beautiful World plus his favorite holiday music from classic to contemporary. Jim’s evening of dazzling solo piano, vibrant vocals plus warmth and humor with very special guests. Beautiful World creates a musical celebration for audiences seeking an escape from the hectic demands of the holiday season!