Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall Announces Jim Brickman
Best Selling Solo Pianist of Our Time Saturday, April 16
March 21, 2011 (UNION) – Pianist and composer Jim Brickman will perform a one-night-only concert at the Gene & Shelley Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University on Saturday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Jim Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. His romantic piano sounds have made him the best selling solo piano artist of our time. Brickman’s signature style of playing and songwriting has brought him two Grammy nods, six Gold and Platinum albums, and 28 charted adult radio hits. He recently tied for most #1 CD’s on Billboard’s New Age Chart, and currently holds four of its top ten spots.
Jim'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 gifted musical artists that include: Martina McBride, Gerald Levert, Lady Antebellum, Matt Giraud, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Sara Evans, Donny Osmond, Olivia Newton-John, and four American Idol Finalists.
Jim Brickman’s performance at Enlow Hall will feature songs from his recent CD entitled Home. Thank You, the featured single off this new album reached No. 1 most added song in Billboard’s R&R during its first week on the radio in August, 2010.
Enlow Hall is an intimate new concert hall located on Kean University’s East Campus (215 North Avenue in Hillside, NJ). Equipped with its own state-of-the-art recording studio, and home to the only Fazioli 10 foot grand piano in the New York metropolitan area, Enlow Hall is a stunning performance space that is alluring and dramatic for audiences and performers alike.
WNYC is a media sponsor of Enlow Hall.
Tickets $40 and are on sale now to this one-night-only concert. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Kean Stage Box Office at 908.737.SHOW (7469), online at enlowhall.kean.edu or in person at Kean University’s Wilkins Theater Box Office. For further information, visit the university Web site at www.kean.edu.