"Russell Stern is one of the most refreshingly, brilliant pianists I have heard in a long, long time,
but it is his movingly beautiful and original piano compositions that single him out as truly special."
The Amazing Kreskin

Russell Stern is an acclaimed concert pianist, composer and music director.
Russell's original compositions utilize his experience in many styles of music to express the inspiration of his heart.
His recordings take the listener on a journey through life's dreams, love, celebrations, challenges, serenity and adventure.

                 IMPROMPTU                                                    
New Release!

                            

Russell's first completely solo piano album showcases his love for the art of improvisation combined with several new compositions.


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Emergence   In Your Embrace   Mountain Stream



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                 AWAKENING                                    

                              

Includes:
Falling in Love  ~   Dream Maker  ~   Veronica's Processional  ~   So Remembering Him  ~   Celebration Fantasy
Dancing River  ~   I Am My Beloved's  ~   Yearning  ~   Awakening  ~   Beginning Again  ~   Precious
Ascending  ~   Soaring  ~   I Shall Die of Love  ~   Home



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Veronica's Processional   Yearning   I Shall Die of Love




This recording of Russell's compositions consists of several solo piano pieces as well as instrumental selections that include the outstanding talents of Anthony Kawalkowski and Mark Agnor on violin, Elizabeth Anderson on cello, Laura Hamm on flute, and Jim Massoth on soprano and alto saxophone. There is one vocal composition on the album and Russell is delighted that it was sung by his wife, Susan Stern. The lyrics came from a collection of poems called the God poems, written by Elaine Paul.




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Secrets of the Night

                                       

Includes:
Secrets of the Night  ~   Reunion  ~   Concerto Fantasy  ~   Heartsong  ~   The Call of Spirit
Nocturne  ~   Becoming  ~   Forever My Beloved  ~   Veronica's Lullaby  ~   Winter Winds  ~   The Dawn of Freedom



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Secrets of the Night   Forever My Beloved




This album of Russell Stern's compositions consists of several solo piano pieces as well as many selections for piano, flute and violin. The world class talents of flutist Bettine Clemen and violinist Conni Ellisor combine with Russell's to perform music that is full of fire, passion and sensitivity.

"Russell's music aspires to nothing short of heaven, its rhapsodic waves of sound splash and play up and down the perfect white expanse of keys in great sighs and storms of emotion. It is major league from top to bottom."
Evan Pritchard for Resonance Magazine





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For bookings contact Russell Stern
phone: 201-602-6630
email: rstern555@gmail.com