Brian Kelly - music - composer & pianistBRIAN KELLY is an award-winning composer, pianist, and recording artist producing contemporary instrumental and solo piano music.

Tomorrow’s Daydream, Brian’s 4th album release, is a suite of eleven original, neo-classical solo piano compositions, sparkling with elegance and joy. The album has been awarded two silver medals in the 2018 Global Music Awards: one for Album, and the other for Instrumental Performance Solo….Read More

TOMORROW'S DAYDREAM is excellent from the first note to the last

Kathy Parsons, MainlyPiano.com

a splendid and exciting aural adventure...tunes that stir the heart

– Dick Metcalf, rotcodzzaj.com

definitely one of the few albums I would place on the top shelf!

– Vivek Kumar, 2indya.com

…BUTTERFLY RAPTURE is a many faceted jewel… with sparkling composition and a resonance that sticks with you long after the last song plays.

New Age Music Reviews

BUTTERFLY RAPTURE has an intoxicating energy… sure to inspire and delight!

MainlyPiano.com

...the swing and complexity of melodic jazz and the studio precision of Steely Dan...

East Bay Express

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Composer Brian Kelly Receives Three Awards in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards

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composer Brian KellyI am honored and grateful to have received three awards in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards for my contemporary jazz recording “From Nowhere”: Recording of the Year, Best Jazz Recording, and Best Instrumental Recording.

I share these awards with my brilliant collaborators: Eric Crystal (alto sax), Chris Tabarez (audio engineer), and Gary Mankin (mixing/mastering engineer).

The awards event was held at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on April 28, 2019

Composer Brian Kelly receives six nominations in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards

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Brian Kelly composer - 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards NomineeBrian Kelly, composer/pianist/producer, has received six nominations in the 2019 Indie Music Channel Awards for his Contemporary Jazz piece “From Nowhere”. The track, which features Eric Crystal on alto sax and Brian on piano, was composed and produced by Brian Kelly, engineered by Chris Tabarez, and mixed by Gary Mankin. “From Nowhere” will soon be released as a digital single on Spotify, etc.

The Indie Music Channel Awards will be held at The Grammy Museum in Los Angeles on April 28, 2019.

Composer Brian Kelly is a Finalist in the 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards

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Brian Kelly - 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards - Finalist - Best Solo Piano AlbumComposer & pianist Brian Kelly has been named a Finalist in the 2019 Enlightened Piano Radio Awards in the Best Solo Piano Album category for his album Tomorrow’s Daydream. He will perform music from his album at the awards concert/ceremony to be held at the Place Des Arts in Montreal, Quebec on September 19, 2019.

FINALISTS:

Album Of The Year

  1. Dan Kennedy
  2. Lisa Swerdlow
  3. Marc-André Pépin

Best Solo Piano

  1. Brian Kelly
  2. Marshall Barnhouse
  3. Milana Tchebotaryov-Zilnik

Best Piano With Instrumentation

  1. Brenda Warren
  2. Cathy McIntyre Oakes
  3. Donovan Johnson

Best New Artist

  1. KeithTim Anderson
  2. Tania Stavreva
  3. Vicente Avella

Best Holiday Album

  1. Pam Asberry
  2. Philip Wesley
  3. Ryan Marvel

Best Piano Jazz Album

  1.  Alan Storeygard
  2. Eric V. Bikales

Brian Kelly performs at the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall on Oct 3rd 2018

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Composer & pianist Brian Kelly will perform music from his Butterfly Rapture solo piano album at 2018 Enlightened Piano Radio Concert and Awards Ceremony in Berlin at the Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall on Oct. 3, 2018 at 3pm.

Enlightened Piano Radio is an online radio station that specializes in the best of today’s Contemporary piano music, and is an international co-op of artists who support, encourage and perform “piano driven” music with each other.

Event: 2018 Enlightened Piano Radio Concert and Awards Ceremony
Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Time: 3 PM – 5:30 PM UTC+02
Location:
Berlin Philharmonic Chamber Music Hall
Herbert-von-Karajan-Straße 1, 10785 Berlin, Germany

Get tickets here:
http://eprberlin.eventbrite.com

Prices:
€45 (Section A)
€30 (Sections E and D)
€20 (Sections B, F, G)

About the venue:
https://www.berliner-philharmoniker.de/en/chamber-music-hall

This year’s nominees include (* = performing):

Album Of The Year
Shoshana Michel
Christoph Pagel *
Oscar Pascasio *

Best Solo Piano Album
Joseph Akins
Brian Kelly *
Milana Tchebotaryov-Zilnik *

Best Album With Instrumentation
Ben Dowling *
Gina Lenee’ Perkins *
Deborah Offenhauser *

Best Jazz Piano Album
Louis Colaiannia *
Alan Storeygard *

Best Holiday Album
Clifford Borg *
Rhonda Mackert
Tom-Pam Rule

Best New Artist
Pam Asberry *
Annie Locke *
Davide Stramaglia *

Additional performances by:
Anastasia *
Ovidio De Ferrari *
Reis Dixon *
Mark Dunn *
Karl Prybyloski *
Greg Starr *
Tania Stavreva *
Lynn Yew Evers *

More Info: www.enlightenedpiano.com
SongKick: https://www.songkick.com/concerts/35009989-brian-kelly-at-berlin-philharmonic-chamber-music-hall
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Brian Kelly wins 2018 Indie Music Channel Award

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Brian Kelly wins 2018 Indie Music Channel Award for Best Instrumental SongComposer/pianist Brian Kelly has won the 2018 Indie Music Channel Awards Best Instrumental Song award or Daffodil Hill (track 5 on his new album, TOMORROW’S DAYDREAM)!

The awards event was held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood, CA on April 22, 2018.

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