Fast becoming one of today's most popular pianists, composers, and entertainers, James Oneil Miner continues an intense recording and touring schedule. Audiences world-wide have enjoyed attending his concerts and have been impressed by his large repertoire of songs. His ability to play spontaneous requests from audience members has thrilled and amazed his listeners. In addition to taking requests, his performances often include imitating famous piano artists such as Liberace, Erroll Garner, George Schering, Floyd Kramer, Marvin Hamlish, and Roger Williams. Like his live performances, his piano recordings help to illustrate his love and enthusiasm for music from all genres and generations.
Miner was recently honored with the prestigious "Instrumentalist of the Year" award from the World Wide Bookseller's Organization.
His popular debut piano album "Dream With Me" features some of the world's most loved songs including "My Heart Will Go On" from Titanic, "Somewhere in Time","Phantom of the Opera","Unchained Melody" and "Jessica's Theme" from The Man From Snowy River. His original compositions on the album include the haunting "Misty Mountain","Black Canyon Suite","Princess Diana's Theme" and "Part of Me."
"Dream With Me Again", a much anticipated follow-up to his solo debut, is a compilation of songs which have been most requested at his concerts through the years. Some of the titles include "When I Fall In Love", "Wind Beneath My Wings","Unforgettable", "Stardust", and "Autumn Leaves". It also includes the inspiring "First Light" composed by Miner after experiencing the first light of day in Zion National Park.
"Christmas Dreaming" is a big seller during the holiday season. In this dual album collection, Miner features the secular songs Christmas on one CD, and devotes the second CD to the sacred songs of the season. This is music that should be enjoyed in every home during the holidays.
"Dreaming with Love" is the latest release from James Oneil Miner. This album includes some of the world's best known love songs including "Love Story","The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face","The Shadow of Your Smile","An Affair to Remember", and "Love Me Tender". His original composition, "Sylvia's Song" was written to express his great love for his Grandmother Sylvia. This beautiful new album is a must have for your collection.