Solo Piano Albums
Using his own innovative piano technique, pianist Wendell H. Mills II creates stylized piano solos of legendary composers' top songs. While producing these popular piano solos he maintains each song's original structure as written by the composer, and includes "the verse" as well as any other song interlude.
COMPLETED - Harold Arlen, Stephen Foster, The Christmas Album, Jerome Kern, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Lerner and Loewe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Mills and McCann. Available from the MUSIC SHOP .
IN PROGRESS - The Top Ten Album of Jule Styne, the composer of "Just In Time", "Make Someone Happy", "The Party's Over", "Everything's Coming Up Roses", and many other great song standards.
PLANNED - Leonard Bernstein, Frank Loesser, Andrew Lloyd Webber, John Williams, Stephen Sondheim, Kander and Ebb, Jerry Herman, Hoagy Carmichael, Charles Strouse, Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Paul Williams, Elton John, Lennon and McCartney, Carole King, Burt Bacharach. If you think of another composer, 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."