Synopsis by Mark Deming
The Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of American History teamed up for this special concert, staged to help celebrate the 300th birthday of one of the world's most popular musical instruments: the piano. Piano Grand: A Smithsonian Celebration features acclaimed performers from the worlds of pop, rock, jazz, ragtime, and classical music as they display the broad range of musical expression encompassed by the piano. Performers include Billy Joel, Diana Krall, Jerry Lee Lewis, Marcus Roberts, Dave Brubeck, Cyrus Chestnut, Robert Levin, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and many more.
pianist, piano, concert, concert-pianist