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Thursday, December 12, 2013
Join us for Star Nations Artist Hour with our very own SNRN music host, Richard Shulman. Richard is our featured Star Nations Artist this month. Tune in as Richard's CD entitled, "Bliss of Being" by The Pure Heart Ensemble is showcased in the first half of the show. Afterwards, join Denise Iwaniw for a delightful conversation with Richard as they discuss his musical journey. The chat room will be open during this live broadcast. We hope that you can join us!
Keyboardist and composer Richard Shulman creates music intended to be a positive influence for himself, audiences, and society.
About Richard Shulman: Richard has recorded 23 of his own albums as well as more than two dozen other recordings for which he has provided compositions, performances and/or musical production. Trained in the classical and jazz fields, he has developed a heartfelt language in these genres while focusing a significant amount of his output on music for meditation, healing and inspiration. He currently divides his concert schedule between performances of his meditation music and his original jazz as personified by the Richard Shulman Trio.
Shulman has performed at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Art Park, and the United Nations, the Kool Jazz Festival, The Armenia Peace Festival and a wide variety of other venues throughout North America and in Europe.
As a composer, Shulman has created over sixty pieces for jazz quartet as well as songs and pieces for chamber ensembles, choir, and symphony orchestra. In 1986 and 1987 he composed music for orchestra and jazz quartet during residencies at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. From 1986 through 1995, Shulman was the principal composer for "Theatre of the Heart," a cooperative of dancers, singers, and musicians dedicated to fostering community and the environment. Commissions include a piece for the Amherst Saxophone Quartet, and "May Peace Prevail on Earth" for singers, symphony orchestra, three choirs, and jazz quartet, created for the World Peace Prayer Society. In addition, he has created hundreds of 'Musical Soul Portrait' recordings for individuals, couples, and groups.
To view his complete bio and website, please visit Rich Heart Music.
The Pure Heart Ensemble:
Richard Shulman, Piano & Synthesizer
Adrian Contino, Cello
Kate Steinbeck, Flutes
Dielle Ciesco, Voice
Bob Hinkle, Crystal Bowls