Brian Kelly - music - composer & pianistBRIAN KELLY is an award-winning American composer, pianist, and recording artist producing contemporary instrumental and solo piano music. He has released three contemporary piano instrumental albums and published two sheet music songbooks.

Brian’s latest release, Butterfly Rapture, is a collection of twelve solo piano neoclassical pieces with jazz, gospel, and Celtic influences.  The album was awarded three medals from the Global Music Awards… Read More

…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!

A talent worth watching

Keyboard Magazine

Stellar piano work. Great fluidity of line, wonderfully elegant.

TAXI A&R Review

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

East Bay Express

Albums by Brian Kelly

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Brian Kelly is a First Prize Winner in the USA Songwriting Competition

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Brian Kelly - USA Songwriter Competition 2016 - First Prize - Piano Escapade - InstrumentalWow! The 2016 USA Songwriting Competition awarded me First Prize in the Instrumental category for “Piano Escapade,” the opening track on Butterfly Rapture!! Congrats to the other First Prize Winners!

Cam Nacson (Dance/Electronica)
Jared Rabin (Folk)
TrEv LuKaThEr (Rock/Alternative)
Frank Raknes Schonberg (Lyrics Only)
Marlowe Stone (Children)
Jesse Blaze Snider & Freddy Scott (Novelty/Comedy)
Pinnacle TheHustler (Hip-Hop/Rap)
Paulina Aguirre (Latin)
Tiffany Smith (R&B)
Lisa Hilton (Jazz)
Terry Fator (Gospel/Inspirational)
Benjamin Furman Music (World)
Tim Gates, Brad Hull & Will Nance (Country)
Jerad Finck , David Hodges & Steven Solomon (Pop).


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