Adult contemporary pianist and songwriter, Jim Brickman grew up in Cleveland and attended both Cleveland Institute of Music and Case Western Reserve University. His music career includes 15 CDs, 3 no. 1 Billboard hits, 3 gold records, 1 platinum record, and a Grammy nomination, among other honors. He has played at the Ford Theater, Carnegie Hall, and the White House.
Jim Brickman grew up with the Carpenters' music...and so did many of us. This CD pays tribute to such songs as "Rainy Days and Mondays," "We've Only Just Begun" and "I Won't Last a Day without You." He allows the originally haunting melodies to shine while adding his own touch.
A peaceful and nostalgic collection of eleven holiday favorites, including "I'll be Home for Christmas," "Silver Bells," and "O Holy Night."
Released in October of 2006, "Escape" is the first CD of original music from Brickman in three years. This peaceful collection of music features guest appearances by country music singer Sara Evans, R&B singer Gerald Levert, and jazz guitarist Marc Antonine.
Jim Brickman's tribute to the music of your favorite Walt Disney movies, both old and new. Tracks include "When you Wish upon a Star," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Someday my Prince will Come." Enjoyable for young and old.
"Greatest Hits" is the perfect mix of Jim Brickman's chart-topping music and love songs from the first 10 years of his career. Featured are favorites like "Valentine," "The Gift," "Love of My Life" and "Simple Things," as well as some of his best-loved instrumentals "Angel Eyes," "Rocket to the Moon" and "Heros Dream."
"Peace" is Jim Brickman's Grammy-nominated CD on new holiday songs and "Brickman-ized" Christmas classics. Chart-topper "Sending You a Little Christmas" features Today Show Superstar favorite Kristy Starling. Country superstar Collin Raye sings the title track "Peace (Where The Heart Is)". Other featured artists are The Blind Boys Of Alabama, Anne Cochran, and Tracy Silverman.
Jim Brickman brings his passion for romantic music to life in his first PBS special "My Romance-An Evening with Jim Brickman". Featured on this CD are Brickman at the piano, with vocals by Olivia Newton John (singing Valentine), Donny Osmond (singing The Love of My Life), and Anne Cochran, plus popular saxophonist Dave Koz.
Jim Brickman's first holiday CD features the new sounds of holiday music and winter melodies. The title track, featuring Susan Ashton and Collin Raye, has become a holiday classic and wedding favorite. Point of Grace rejoices with "Hope is Born Again" and Kenny Loggins sings the tender lullaby "Starbright".
Lush piano solos bring images of love to life in Brickman's third CD "Picture This". The CD introduced Jim's chart-topper "Valentine" featuring Martina McBride along with "If You Believe", a concert favorite.
"By Heart" features the song "Angel Eyes," which was the first instrumental song to ever reach #1 on the Adult Contemporary radio chart. This is CD that truly presented Brickman to the nation and is packed with solos that will remind you how Jim became America's Romantic Piano Sensation.
This is the CD that started it all! "No Words" introduced the original solo piano sounds of Jim Brickman to Adult Contemporary radio and the world. Featuring Brickman's first hit "Rocket to The Moon", he single-handedly introduced listeners the beautiful sound of solo piano music.