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 popular composers. In these acclaimed piano renditions, he maintains each song's original structure as the composer intended, and includes all rarely heard intro verses and song interludes.
COMPLETED - Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, Hoagy Carmichael, The Christmas Album, Stephen Foster, The Gershwins, Jerome Kern, Lerner and Loewe, Frank Loesser, Mills and McCann, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart, Jule Styne. CDs and downloads available from the MUSIC SHOP .
IN PROGRESS - The Top Ten Album of Kander and Ebb, Broadway's longest songwriting team and the composers of the greatest theme song of all time, "New York, New York".
UNDER CONSIDERATION - Cy Coleman, Burt Bacharach, Lionel Bart, Leonard Bernstein, Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newly, Sam Coslow, Vernon Duke, Marvin Hamlisch, Jerry Herman, Billy Joel, Elton John, Carole King, Burton Lane, Lennon and McCartney, Henry Mancini, 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, Meredith Willson. 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."