Using his innovative piano technique, pianist Wendell H. Mills II creates stylized piano solos of the best songs written by legendary popular composers. He maintains each song's original structure and includes all rarely heard intro verses and song interludes.
Solo Piano Albums Completed
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Future Solo Piano Albums
IN PROGRESS - The Top Ten Songs of Henry Mancini, the composer of many award-winning cinema and TV soundtracks. Included are his popular songs Moon River and Days of Wine and Roses.
UNDER CONSIDERATION - The best songs of composers Burt Bacharach & Hal David, Lionel Bart, Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley, Cy Coleman, Vernon Duke, Marvin Hamlisch, Jerry Herman, Billy Joel, Elton John and Bernie Taupin, Kander & Ebb, Carole King & Gerry Goffin, Burton Lane, Lennon & McCartney, Jimmy McHugh, Arthur Schwartz, Stephen Schwartz, Paul Simon, Stephen Sondheim, Charles Strouse, Harry Warren, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Richard Whiting, Don Williams, John Williams, Paul Williams, and Meredith Willson. Also, the best songs of Musical Flops, the best seasonal songs (winter, autumn, spring, or summer), and the best One Hit Wonders. If you can think of additional composers or other types of best song Albums, please CONTACT the pianist.
Solo Piano Performances
Dr. Mills is available to play his stylized renditions of popular song standards at informal events including cocktail parties, happy hours, dinners, receptions, gatherings, grand openings, assisted living facilities, or any other informal agenda where relaxing piano entertainment is desired. Latest commercial appearance: The Houston Yacht Club in La Porte, Texas. Latest pro-bono appearance: Legacy Oaks Assisted Living in Austin, Texas. Please CONTACT the pianist to inquire about a performance. If a well-tuned piano is not available, he will bring his own at no extra charge!
REVIEWS - On Amazon.com
"Like an upscale lounge in your own house"
"Wendell Mills is a great piano interpreter of Irving Berlin. I also enjoyed his renditions of Gershwin, Porter, Kern, and Rodgers"
"I have found Wendell's piano solos wonderful..."
"I have given his CDs as gifts to people who have small luncheon or cocktail groups at their home or office."