Music from the US – Michael Ortega

Michael Ortega is a young piano producer from the United States. Have a listen to his YouTube hit “Sad Piano”, really a nice one:

Music from the US – Brian Crain

Brian Crain, born in California, is an US-american composer. Have a listen to his great cover of the popular “Canon in D”:

Also have a listen to his song Dream Of Flying

Music from the UK – Hugh Laurie

Hugh Laurie, born in 1959 in Oxford, is a british actor, comedian, writer, film director and singer. His almbum ‘Let them talk’ became a #2 in the UK album charts in 2011. Listen to its piece “St James Infirmary”:

Music from Germany – Nils Frahm

Nils Frahm (born 20 September 1982) is a German musician and composer. He performs as a solo artist under his own name and has worked with several musicians, such as Anne Müller, Ólafur Arnalds and F.S. Blumm, worked. He lives and works in Berlin.

Experimental music with pianos , here is his song “Toilet Brushes ” , an unsusal listening experience

Music from the US – Ben Folds

Ben Folds, born in 1966 is an US-american piano rock and pop musician. Listen to his great song “The Ascent of Stan”:

Actually this is for Stan who is still writing great posts and introduces us into new music. It’s so damn cool!!!!!!!

Music from Germany – Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, born in 1809, was a german romantic composer and pianist. He is one of the most played and best known german composers, conductos and pianists of all time. Listen to his “Sommernachtstraum”, in english Midsummer Night’s Dream,  played by the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig:

And here’s a short nice remix:

Music from Zimbabwe – Thomas Mapfumo

As you know, the Mbira is one of the most exciting instruments for me: just a little finger-piano with great sounds. And one of its maestro’s is the Zimbabwean musician Thomas Mapfumo. Here’s his nice song “Nyama Yekugocha”:

Listen to Shumba