r From Tokyo, Japan, to Melbourne, Australia, Canada to Mexico, Idaho to Illinois, Dallas to Detroit, Los Angeles to Washington DC and Seattle to Miami and 41 of the great United States of America, James Oneil Miner has recorded 16 albums and was recently awarded the prestigious “People’s Choice” award as “Instrumentalist of the Year” by World-Wide Booksellers organization. He was also honored by former President George Bush in a special reception for the National Veterans Convention in Salt Lake City in 2006.
Mr. Miner says ” . . . I’m just a farm boy from Utah with a love of music, the piano, and the opportunity to share the wonderful sounds and power of music wherever I go.”
His piano artistry spans a wide scope of time, and his repertoire includes the classics, Broadway, spiritual, country, patriotic, and movie themes. His ability to take spontaneous requests from his audience has thrilled and amazed his listeners.
Ron Clark, manager of the original Osmond Brothers, introduced Miner to an overflow audience recently: “The piano artistry and technique of James Oneil Miner is incomparable. His versatility and rapport with his audiences is amazing. His styling and chord choreography are as one with the instrument delivered with unsurpassed feeling. I’ve seen and heard many pianists in my lifetime, and Miner is one of the finest I’ve heard.”
It is a pleasure to welcome James Oneil Miner to the Springville Senior Center (65 E. 200 S.; 801-489-8738) on Wed., February 6, at 6:00 p.m. for a romantic musical presentation. The event is free, and everyone is welcome.