Bill Doerrfeld Releases New Solo Piano Jazz Album


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In just four months after the release of his debut album and publication of 70 new solo piano works in jazz/classical styles, Bill Doerrfeld has delivered his second album, A Passing Moment. The album features 10 original solo piano compositions ranging in styles from virtuosic up-tempo Latin, R&B, boogie-woogie, jazz waltz and funk to pensive, rhapsodic jazz/classical ballads. The release continues Doerrfeld's plan to deliver recordings of all of his published piano works with A Passing Moment representing “Doerrfeld Piano Works Volume 1." A 68 page printed and bound musical score of all works on the album is immediately available for purchase along with CD and MP3 formats of the album at www.BillDoerrfeld.com/store/. A 10 minute video preview of the album including excerpts from the score is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-EFwhd4LO8.

Doerrfeld's recently released debut album entitled Time And Again has received critical praise with eJazzNews describing it as “an outstanding solo performance where the pianist applies a delicate touch of the keys leaving a beautiful sound to enjoy" adding that it's “performed with unquestioned elegance." Renowned classical pianist and Van Cliburn International Piano Competition winner Ralph Votapek is performing selections from Doerrfeld's debut album in his concerts. Doerrfeld's recent composition “Christina"—a tribute to victims of the January 2011 Tucson shootings—was featured on YouTube.com and has received over 450,000 views.

Bill Doerrfeld is a prolific classical and jazz trained composer and an accomplished jazz and classical pianist. Commissioned premieres of Doerrfeld's works have been performed at Carnegie Hall and by leading musical organizations such as the Baltimore Symphony. Doerrfeld has received numerous awards and honors from organizations such as The Great American Jazz Piano Competition, DownBeat magazine, ASCAP, Tanglewood, Yaddo, and Banff among others. More info on Bill Doerrfeld is available at www.billdoerrfeld.com.

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