Meet the Artist……Jason Rebello, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? Seeing Herbie Hancock perform in 1983 Who or what were the most important influences on your musical life and career? Herbie Hancock, Julian Joseph, John Coltrane. You are performing in the London Piano Festival this October – tell us … Continue reading Meet the Artist……Jason Rebello, pianist

Meet the Artist……Francesco Tristiano, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? There has always been a piano at my house, perhaps a strategic move by my mother. Soon I found myself curious about which sounds I could trigger out of the instrument. Then I realized the piano is itself a … Continue reading Meet the Artist……Francesco Tristiano, pianist

Meet the Artist……Lisa Smirnova, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up the piano and pursue a career in music? It was an coincidence that I took up the piano. But later I chose independently to pursue a career as a musician, because I noticed that nothing other than making music made me feel great. Who or what were the … Continue reading Meet the Artist……Lisa Smirnova, pianist

Meet the Artist……Stewart Goodyear, pianist

Who or what inspired you to take up piano and pursue a career in music? Love and happiness is what inspired me to take up the piano and pursue a career in music. When I was 3, I was a painfully shy kid, but I wanted very much to communicate to people. Every time I … Continue reading Meet the Artist……Stewart Goodyear, pianist