Grammy-nominated pianist and Cleveland native Jim Brickman takes the stage of Hoover Auditorium Saturday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
In this special concert event, Brickman performs his most popular songs, like “Valentine,” “Love of My Life,” “Never Alone” and “The Gift,” plus brand-new songs that capture the sound and spirit of American music.
Brickman’s distinctive piano style and captivating live performances have revolutionized the popularity of instrumental music, making him a driving force behind modern American music.
The hit-making songwriter is also the best-selling solo pianist of our time, earning 21 No. 1 albums and 32 Top 20 Radio Singles in Billboard Magazine. He’s garnered two Grammy nominations, gospel music’s Dove Award, two SESAC Songwriter of the Year Awards and the Canadian Country Music Award.
Brickman is one of pop-music’s most fascinating success stories. He jumped from a career as a jingle writer to reviving the romantic standard in popular music. His first album release was 1995’s No Words, and he’s gone on to sell eight million albums worldwide.
His star-studded vocal collaborations have crossed genres to feature luminaries like, Martina McBride, Carly Simon, Lady A, Michael W. Smith, Herb Alpert, Michael Bolton, Donny Osmond, Kenny Rogers, Olivia Newton-John, Johnny Mathis, Kenny Loggins, Jane Krakowski and a host of country, R&B, Broadway, pop and jazz musicians.
He’s written three best-selling books, starred in four TV concert specials, and is in the 20th season of hosting the popular syndicated radio show, “The Jim Brickman Show.”