Capitol Theatre welcomes Jim Brickman

Capitol Theatre welcomes Jim Brickman

Photo courtesy of CAPITOL THEATRE
Pianist Jim Brickman performs his greatest hits April 1 at Capitol Theatre.

CLEARWATER – Jim Brickman, award-winning songwriter and pianist, will perform Saturday, April 1, 7:30 p.m., at Capitol Theatre, 405 Cleveland St., Clearwater.

Tickets start at $35. Call 727-791-7400 or visit www.a­tthec­­m.

Brickman will present a program of music entitled “Pure Piano: The Greatest Hits”.

Brickman’s engaging stage presence seamlessly blends emotion and humor with music that touches the heart, leading the audience on a personal escape with stirring solo piano and vocal collaborations including hits such as “Angel Eyes,” “Valentine,” “If You Believe” and “Love of My Life.” The ever-popular pianist’s live concert strikes the perfect balance of musical intimacy, compelling storytelling and a personal connection with everyone in the audience.

Brickman has revolutionized the sound of solo piano with his pop-style instrumentals and star-studded vocal collaborations. His signature style has also brought him two Grammy nods, four certified gold albums and 30 charted adult radio hits. Brickman received top honors with two Society of European Stage Authors and Composers Songwriter of the Year awards, a Canadian Country Music Award and a Dove Award presented by the Gospel Music Association.

Brickman’s best-known compositions include the chart-toppers “Valentine,” “The Gift,” “Love of My Life,” “Simple Things” and “Peace.” He has established a reputation for his collaborations with many gifted musical artists including Martina McBride, Kenny Rogers, Lady Antebellum, Johnny Mathis, Michael W. Smith, Kenny Loggins, Carly Simon, Herb Alpert, Collin Raye, Michael Bolton, Sara Evans, Donny Osmond and Olivia Newton-John.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Brickman began playing piano at the age of 5. He studied at the prestigious Cleveland Institute of Music, where a scholarship has been established in his honor and founded his own advertising music company in 1980. Brickman has received worldwide acclaim as a performer. His concerts have been enjoyed internationally and in over 125 cities across the U.S. including shows at Carnegie Hall and the White House.

Brickman hosts “The Jim Brickman Show,” a weekly radio show heard in over 80 cities across North America. He has authored three best-selling books and is a strong supporter of PBS with five concert specials presented on the network.

For a complete list of Brickman’s tour dates and more information, please visit www.j­imbri­ckman­.com.

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