David Bicknase is an excellant Piano Player, Composer and Teacher. He started playing piano at the age of 4, studing all styles of music over the next 16 years, and began performing in bands at 12 years of age. After numerous recitals and a dozen bands, ranging from Jazz to Rock to Multimedia to Bar and Show Bands, he has settled into solo piano and has performed steadily for the last 25 years. Formal Composing started in 1968, and professional Recordings by 1979. His influences are Oscar Peterson, Dave Brubeck, Duke Ellington, John Coltrane, McCoy Tyner, Keith Jarrett, George Shearing, Billy Joel, Elton John, along with Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Chopin, Debussy, John Cage and the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Susan Ciani, David Lanz, David Arkenstone, Steven Halpern and others. His style of Composing is quite varied and stretches from New Age to Jazz to Meditative Space and Healing to Blues, Ballads and Contempory Adult Rock, along with Film Scores, Waltzes and Lullabys. Very much influenced by the Cosmos, the sounds of Nature and the Rhythm of our Planet, along with,the Vibrations of the Spirit, David continues to write and record songs of Love, Dreams and the strivings of the Human Soul to find the "Universal Sound". David has lived near Madison, Wisconsin for the past 35 years where Nature is Beautiful and Peace and Harmony are cultivated.
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2. My Heart Smiles ( When I Dance the Samba)
3. For Astrid Anne
4. Goodbye Mr. B.
7. When the Sun Waltzed with the Moon(Shadow Waltz)
8. What I Miss the Most
9. Bop City
10. Crystal Forest (The Dewfrost Fairy)
11. There's No Place Like Home
12. Jacob's Lullaby
13. I'm on the Trail