Jim Brickman is not only the best-selling solo pianist of our time, but he has become a staple during the holiday season for over a decade!
The two-time Grammy-nominated, platinum-selling pianist and songwriter will wow audiences from coast to coast with his On A Winter’s Night tour as he weaves together holiday favorites of new and old, plus all his hits in one spectacular concert! Jim brings a night of dazzling solo piano with the warmth and humor of the season for one of the country’s favorite annual concert events. This live performance strikes the perfect balance between emotional, musical intimacy and audience interaction for the ideal winter night celebration.
With over 7 million records sold, Jim Brickman’s romantic piano sound has made him the best-selling solo piano artist of our time. Brickman’s best-known compositions include the chart-toppers “Valentine,” “The Gift,” “Love of My Life,” “Simple Things” and “Peace.” He’s established a reputation for his collaborations with many gifted musical artists: Lady Antebellum, Martina McBride, Kenny Loggins, Michael W. Smith, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, and Olivia Newton-John.
His signature style has brought him six Gold and Platinum albums, 30 charted adult radio hits, and two Grammy nominations. He recently tied for most Number One albums on Billboard’s New Age chart, and he currently holds four of its Top 10 spots. Brickman received top honors with two SESAC “Songwriter of the Year” awards, a Canadian Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association.
Brickman has been a strong supporter of PBS, starring in four TV concert specials: Beautiful World (2009), Jim Brickman Live from Disney’s Magic Kingdom(2005), My Romance—An Evening with Jim Brickman (2000) and Love Songs and Lullabies (2002).
A native of Cleveland, Brickman began playing piano at the age of five and studied music at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music. He founded his own advertising music company in 1980, writing commercial jingles for such advertisers as McDonald’s, Pontiac and Kellogg’s.
Brickman has received international acclaim as a concert performer, taking his popular live concerts to more than 125 cities each year. His Jim Brickman Cruises have become an annual hot-ticket event and he’s teamed up with American Greetings, lending original music to create some of their best-selling eCards with over 1.7 million sent to date.
Other artistic endeavors include a popular weekly radio show, Your Weekend with Jim Brickman; two best-selling books, Simple Things and Love Notes; debuts at Carnegie Hall and the White House; and international touring from Spain to Thailand. Brickman lends a hand to many charitable foundations for children, including Autism Speaks and UNICEF. A scholarship was recently established in his name at his alma mater, the Cleveland Institute of Music.