Solo Piano Albums
Using his innovative piano technique, pianist Wendell H. Mills II creates stylized piano solos of the best songs and song standards of legendary composers. In these popular piano renditions, he maintains each composer's original song structure, and includes all rarely heard intro verses and song interludes.
COMPLETED - The Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Lerner and Loewe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, The Christmas Album, Jule Styne, Harold Arlen, Stephen Foster, Jerome Kern, Mills and McCann. Available from the MUSIC SHOP .
IN PROGRESS - The Top Ten Album of Hoagy Carmichael, the composer of the classic American standards "Georgia On My Mind", "The Nearness of You", and the most requested song of the mid 20th century, "Star Dust".
PLANNED - Frank Loesser, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Williams, Stephen Sondheim, Kander and Ebb, Jerry Herman, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Paul Williams, Elton John, Lennon and McCartney, Carole King, Burt Bacharach. If you can think of additional composers, 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, dinners, receptions, gatherings, grand openings, assisted living facilities, or any other informal agenda where relaxing quality music is required. If a well-tuned piano is not available, he will bring his own. Please CONTACT the pianist to inquire about a performance.
"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 them as gifts to people who have small luncheon or cocktail groups at their home or office."