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instruments
when it comes to underlyinghumon thoselisteners
ond soy,come see whot l'm doing,
emotionsond possions.
Jim Brickmonis o compos- let me shoreo port of myselfwith you. Agoin, the
er/pionistwith on unconnytolent for connecting key is to be pure qnd honest. Thistime, I simply
theseemotionsin on unpretentious
woy. Indeed, went into the studio ond storted ploying until
overthe courseof hisyoungcoreer,he hosolreody themesgroduollyemerged.A lot of whot you heor
reopedthe benefitsof his obilities. Stortingout os is immediote,
very row ond spontoneous
but in on
o high-profile
commercioliingle writer,Jim mode emotionolwoy."
the leop into contempororymusic ond ofter two
olbums,hos olreodyreochedon oudienceof over
Picfure This olso feqturestwo populor guest
500,000 for his uniquely
ortists, top New Adult
touching
compositions.
ContempororysoxmonBoney
Jomes{on the lote night,lush
"Rocket
to the Moon,"
piono-sopronosox duet "You
from his 1994 Windham Hill
Never Know") ond country
debut No Words, becomethe
music stor Mortino McBride
first solo instrumentolrecordon the sooring bollod
"Volentine."
ing ever to hit Billboord'sTop
Bothtrockswere
40 Pop chort, while three
produced ond orronged by
tunesfromthe neorlygold sellDon Sheo (Morioh Corey,
ing follow-upBy Heorf mode
MichoelBolton,KennyG). "l
the unprecedentedcrossover
wos completelywon over by
into the Adult Contemporory
Mortino's voice on her Wild
TopTenolongsidevocolortists
Angels olbum," Brickmon
likeMorioh Coreyond Boyzll
recolls. "Not only wos it o
Men. His sooring"Hero'sDreom"not only scoled perfectfit in termsof our romonticsensibilities,
but
thotchort,but wos olso includedin NBC'sSummer it will help eoch of us reoch new oudiences.
Olympicscoverqgelostsummer.
Choosingo countrysinger hod its risks,but my
coreerhos olwoys been obout buckingthe system,
Brickrnoncontinueshis hold on our collective breokingmolds ond chollengingthe stoid ond
heorts with Picture This, o collectionof twelve obvious."
tunesthotperfectlyreflecthisgrowingconfidenceos
on ortist, os well os the intimoteconnectionhe
The disc opens with o sweeping orchestrol
shoreswith hisgrowingoudience."Thisis the most touch on the wistfulond elegont "Dreom Come
positiveof the threeolbums,hopefulond spirited," True,"then reflectson the spiritof the "Sun,Moon
he soys. "l'm exploringo brighterside of myself, & Stors"beforelendingon eor to the lilting"Sound
creotingcomfortoblepieceswhich give listeners
the of Your Voice." The cotchy title trock breezes
freedomto go wheretheylike."
olongo pothof sunnyoptimism,
whilethehounting
"Edgewoter"(feoturing
on oboe hormony),shows
"The
olbumtitlehos two meonings,"he odds, o moodierside to Brickmon'sorfistry. He follows
"the
first,thot everyonehos o differentconceptof "You Never Know" with the equolly eloquent
whot my musicmeonsto them,so they con point "ComingHome,"then givesthe troditionolFrench

Brickmon'sliveshow)
otender,lighrheorredspin.
Withits
!.[:lt cello
ltfJocques"(o,populorstopleof
"secret[ove"
subtle
hormonyby MortinTillmonn,thecontemplolive
droris
upon
the
pionist,s
eorly
clossicolinfluences. "First Steps"soors with rhe
wonder
of
new life,' oiJ ort", fte vocol
ioyous
"volentine,"
Brickmon
pointson i.moge
of sunright
throughrheclouds- "s*J b*.ms,,, whichcloses
theset. "Hero'sDreom"is includedos o bonuion the6D.
lhe mostomozingospectofJim Brickmontriseos o solopop pionoperformer
. Perhops
is the foct
thotthe clevelondnoliveneverhought he'd be o recordingo*ist. Wirile
;Lggfinglrri*.s clossesot
cose WeslernReserveUniversilywith clossicolcompositioriondp"rforron""-Joui",
or rt" Clevelond
Institute
of Music,he begonhis musicqlcoreerwritingond selling
iingles.
over theyeors,his busin_ess,
Arrongemenl,grew to includesuchhigh profileoccounlsos
.Brickmon

("Food.Forks.ond
Fun"[ponrioJ("We
AreDriving
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ff,on. nJUo^
i;n""ionfy"r,,;,furino
PuppyChow,TheGop ond TheWolt DisneyCompony.

Brickmonolsoworkedfor Jim HensonAssociotes


writingtunesfor SesomeStreet. In his

live perfor,,TheRoinbow
ho.lg9eto Henson
wirh
donnecrion,,
(from
lhe Urppa Moviel,ond
T1.111
Inctudes
ol"_ryf
medteyot his greolest
iingle hils.

"Eventuolly,"
s:I:, "lwonpd to.moveon. JingresbecomecreotiveryrimiringbecouseI hod
to foke
.
.berng
le
rrendymuchot the fime. I reolizedI neversot down ond ployedthe pioio,
exceprfor work. I
wontedlo mokemusicthol wos morepersonol,morereol ond fromtire heo*.,,
lhot "if it's pretty,why won'r someonelike it?" Brickmonfollowedhis insrinct,booked
some
. ,?"lj."utnt
sludio
timeond recordedo sixsongdemoof composilions
combining
o romontic
lyricism
withthemelodic-hooksof Top40 hits. Thosesongsformedthe bosisof his firsrWi.ah",n
nilr ;;;;,
No words, in
1994' Brisksolesond moreimporlontly,
wide rodiooirployon oduh"onr"rpor"ry
.l;il^, estoblished
'ay
o core fon bose,which increosed
wiih
the
success
of
I
995,s
iJ"i,
ino* threetop
"rf you _hemendousry
- "Angel
10 singles
Believe"onj "By Heort,,- modeo t,ug" irpo"i oi thevocoloriented
rormol' l-lehoshod,Eyes,"
exlroordinorysuccess
throughoutthe counlryos the only solopop piono ployeron
softrockslotions.He hosolsooppeoredon ThJTodoyshow,cNN ond
lifetime.
Brickmontpopulorityhosolsogivenrisefo one of fie mostentertoining
liveshowsin inslrumentol
music..
Muchof thecom_p-osing
ond ployingon picture lhig wosinspired
bi histourins,whichin 1996
"l've.been
rookhim ro morerhon 100 citiesnotionwide.
spending,o ,r"li timereolfi honingmy live
"people
performonce,",he.soys.
se6mso connecred
with ir ond it;r'.r"r, " [f" p;;;;
rife.-tr{ fuet
ing is-youreollyhoveto tokepeopleon o
ond
give
them
o
rheotricoi
iourney
"tp"ri"r*.
I thinkof
myselfos on enterloiner
os muchoi o pionoployei.,,
one listento themelodicivory,groce,ond
greotperformonce
chorismo
of JimBrickmon
for yourself,
ondyou'llimmediotely
ogreethothe ond hismusicpoinro veryprettypictureindeed.

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