Simplicity is the heart of JIM BRICKMAN's solo piano songs. Solo as in Jim, two hands and 88 keys. His back-to-basics musical sensibility is rooted in the core of solo piano.
Brickman’s philosophy hasn’t changed since his 1994 debut album No Words burst onto the music scene. US radio launched the single “Rocket to the Moon” into orbit, making history as the first solo instrumental ever to land on the pop charts.
With that, Jim Brickman transformed the popularity of solo piano playing his original, pop-style instrumentals and inviting star-studded vocal collaborators to join in. He has About Jim Brickman Biography jimbrickman.com Pure Piano Toursince become the most charted Adult Contemporary artist and best selling solo pianist to date.
Brickman’s Tin Pan Alley sensibility, uncomplicated melodies and down-to-earth nature have taken him from the Grand Ole Opry to Carnegie Hall, and Disney World to the White House. You can also hear his music on Pandora, TV commercials and shows like CBS Sports, The Kardashians, Jimmy Kimmel, The Olympics and all over HGTV.
Brickman’s signature style earned him two Grammy nods, four Gold albums, 30 charted AC radio hits. He held the top three spots on Billboard’s new age chart at one time. Brickman received top honors as two-time SESAC “Songwriter of the Year”, The Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association and a Canadian Country Music Award.
Jim Brickman’s Billboard hit list includes “Angel Eyes”, “Rocket to the Moon”, “Sending You a Little Christmas”, “Valentine”, “The Gift”, “Love of My Life” and “Peace.” He’s been known to feature rising stars, legends and popular singers as vocal collaborators.
Brickman has filmed five concert specials presented on the PBS network: Celebration of the 70’s (2013) Beautiful World (2009), Jim Brickman at the Magic Kingdom—The Disney Songbook (2005), My Romance, An Evening with Jim Brickman (2000) and Love Songs and Lullabies (2002).
Jim Brickman hosts The Jim Brickman Radio Show now in its 20th year, heard in over 80 cities across North America. The show features well-known experts focusing on entertainment, lifestyle, pop culture, health and wellness.
He has written three best-selling books, Simple Things, Love Notes and his latest Soothe – How To Find Calm Amidst Everyday Chaos.
Jim was an innovator of fan cruises and events. The Jim Brickman Cruise is a semi-annual experience attracting hundred of fans from across America. Since 2006 it has traveled to Alaska, Hawaii, New England, the Mexican Riviera and the Caribbean. The Brickman Bash, a land get-away drew fans to Nashville, his hometown of Cleveland and Niagara, Ontario.