June 14, 2024

Pianist Who Grew in Foster Care Wins Competition With Original Composition Dedicated to His Foster Parents

Over the last couple of years, a British TV show called The Piano has set its sights on finding the next greatest musician by placing pianos in public spaces for anyone to play. Last year, they shared the story of Lucy, a blind and neurodivergent teen who was a proficient player despite her severe autism. Now, they've crowned a new promising pianist.

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May 31, 2024

5 Previously Unheard Recordings of Louis Armstrong at the BBC Studios Will Be Released

Louis Armstrong is one of the most important musicians in the jazz history. With a career that spanned five decades, Armstrong left a mark with his soulful trumpet playing and gravelly voice. In July 1968, Armstrong gave what many consider his last great performance at the BBC studios in London. Unfortunately, some of the recordings were never available to the public—until now.

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May 15, 2024

Italian Concert Organist Dazzles With Magical Musical Performances

Musician Ruggero Pilla is an Italian concert organist who has amassed a significant following online for his mastery of the instrument. His social media is full of videos of him playing magnificent organs in a variety of equally majestic spaces, and it is difficult not to fall in love with the sound of the instrument. Organs always create haunting music whenever they are played, and Pilla's performances are no different.

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May 10, 2024

11 Celebrities Who Are Also Incredible Photographers

While we're used to seeing celebrities in front of the camera, there are plenty of celebrities who love going behind the lens. From famous musicians to award-winning actors, these celebrities use photography as a different creative outlet. Many also frequently exhibit their work and have published photography books. Take a look at 11 famous celebrities who are also accomplished photographers. Some of the names on the list may surprise you.

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