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Known for writing pop hits, Bruce Hornsby ventures into classical and jazz piano forms on the new album Solo Concerts.
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August 23, 2014 The pianist who spent 25 years writing pop hits says he's long been interested in the work of Charles Ives, Arnold Schoenberg and others. Now he's sharing that interest with his audience.
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June 27, 2014 On this episode of Piano Jazz, the influence of Keith Jarrett and Bud Powell peeks through as the hitmaker performs "Solar" and "Parisian Thoroughfare."
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December 10, 2007 Folk Alley presents a sampling of its favorite albums this year, submitted by hosts and staff. Selections include venerated legends (Levon Helm, Ricky Skaggs), up-and-comers (The Greencards, Eilen Jewell) and successful folk favorites (Patty Griffin, Susan Werner).
August 29, 2007 Bruce Hornsby, Deborah Cox, the Carl Allen and Rodney Whitaker Quintet and Eldar joined more than a dozen artists for three days of live music at New York City's City Hall Park. Hear concerts by all four artists from NPR station WBGO. Saturday Afternoon Jazz's Monifa Brown hosts.
January 16, 2007 Pianist, singer and songwriter Bruce Hornsby has sold more than 10 million records since releasing his multi-platinum debut in 1986. That album generated three Top 20 hits, and it laid the groundwork for a wildly diverse career encompassing jazz, pop, classical, bluegrass, folk, rock and Vaudeville.
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August 8, 2006 Bruce Hornsby performs songs that span a 20-year career, in a live appearance at NPR. The Grammy Award-winning songwriter also talks about his collaborations with artists of almost every musical genre.
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