The Music

Radnich’s compositional skills span a broad swath of musical genres and styles, and his compositions and arrangements have been created for a wide variety of musical venues and applications.  Whether composing for a nationally broadcast Miss America show in Las Vegas, a full-scale feature film and accompanying video game, a new concerto for full symphony orchestra, a swinging jazz big band number, a quartet,  a live theatrical Broadway musical with empowering lyrics, or, of course, a piano solo piece, Radnich feels equally at home. His fresh compositions and orchestrations draw much acclaim and have been performed by him at venues such as Lincoln Center, the Annenberg Theatre, and the Music Center at Strathmore, have made him a best-selling author with Hal Leonard Corporation, and have served as the launching pad for his Virtuosic Piano Solo Series. These compositions are performed around the globe, have been recorded exclusively by Radnich for PianoDisc player systems, and are on his latest CDs or as downloadable MP3 audio files.
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ORNAMENTS

Jarrod Radnich‘s fully orchestrated Christmas album was released in 2010. In traditional fashion, Radnich weaves lush rhythms and piano ornamentation through each of these fully orchestrated scores. Many customers report that they play this music all year long, and we agree! Wonderfully relaxing, yet newly fresh, uplifting, and thoroughly enjoyable!, this is a best-selling album. Through AMAZON.com, we are very proud to present both a digitally downloadable and a physical CD of this spectacular Christmas music. The individual tracks and album are also available on iTunes, Listen to the music samples or go to www.reverbnation.com/jarrodradnich to listen to the full length selections! While most of the album is a new collection of beautiful instrumental arrangements of seasonal classics, one song, “Can You Hear Me?” is an adult contemporary song dedicated to those who serve and have served in the United States Armed Forces, as well as those who lovingly support them at home.

Can You Hear Me?
Czech Drumming Song
Ukrainian Bell Carol
Hatikvah
CHRISTMAS FAVORITES LIKE NEVER BEFORE
Virtuosic & Advanced Piano Solo Arrangements by Jarrod Radnich

True to his previous virtuosic-level piano solo releases, Jarrod Radnich’s album release of seven fresh piano solo holiday arrangements, “Christmas Favorites Like Never Before : Virtuosic & Advanced Piano Solo Arrangements by Jarrod Radnich”  is sure to delight all those who have looked for beautiful, lush, uplifting, and concert-worthy piano solo arrangements of Christmas holiday favorites.  The album is available at Amazon.com, iTunes, and in the Jarrod Radnich online store.  Comprised of seven new piano solo arrangements of most-loved melodies, the collection includes four spectacular additions to Radnich’s highly-acclaimed Virtuosic Piano Solo Series and three additions to his new, “Advanced Piano Solo Series”.   The arrangements include Ukrainian Bell Carol, Oh Come, All Ye Faithful, Czech Drumming Carol (later known as The Little Drummer Boy),  The First Noel, Away in a Manger, What Child is This? (Greensleeves), and God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen. The full orchestration versions of many of these arrangements were included in his “Ornaments” album.

WALT DISNEY CORPORATION

Commissioned to create and to perform original arrangements of Disney favorites including “When You Wish Upon A Star”, “A Whole New World”, “Pirates of the Caribbean” for continuing use in their “Dream Home of the Future” exhibit in Tomorrowland.

Pirates of the Caribbean
When You Wish Upon A Star
A Whole New World

FIDDLER IN THE DARKNESS

Composed, conducted, and recorded multi-track film score for a short film.  Music-making is a central part of this film and Radnich created original music to fit the actor’s music-making movements on film.

Main Theme Excerpt
Letting Go

SWIFT FOX

In addition to the short film described above, Radnich creates original compositions for the Hi-Desert Cultural Center’s various theatrical performances.  For international playwright Ron House’s highly-acclaimed Swift Fox, Radnich created an original Native American-influenced orchestral score that resonated throughout the performance, adding a sense of mystique and beauty to the play.

Ghost Dance

MACAW

The original music, scoring, and lyrics of MACAW, (an animated musical whose story was also conceived by Radnich many years ago) have been written by Radnich as part of this major work.    Listen to  some excerpts of some of MACAW’s incredibly moving music. (Vocals by Jarrod Radnich and Patti Cohenour, original “Christine Daae” from Phantom Of The Opera on Broadway)

Baleen Flyin’
Godspeed
We Will Be Free
Sundance
DROP, COVER, & HOLD ON!

Radnich headed the  collaborative team and vocally dueted with Kaye Ballard on the “Drop, Cover, and Hold On!” jingle as part of California’s earthquake preparedness drill and associated public announcement.  Vocals by Kaye Ballard and Jarrod Radnich.

CHRISTMAS IN AKRON

Composed music and co-wrote the songs for this original musical stage production developed and created by NBC producer Rob Loos.  Winner of the Grove Theatre New Play Initiative, the 2009 reading of this musical featured Jesse Corti (Beauty and the Beast, All Dogs Go to Heaven 2, Gone in 60 Seconds), Juliette Corti (Broadway production of Cats), Jamie Anderson (The Contract), Tim Farmer (The Best Man), Janet Raycraft (Tentacles), Michael Beattie (Swept Way, Star, Conan the Adventurer), Thom Babbes (Deadly Dreams,  The Audition).

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN MEDLEY

This intense piano solo arrangement is based on several melodies by Klaus Badelt from the movie, Pirates of the Caribbean It’s one of the featured arrangements composed by composer and virtuoso pianist, Jarrod Radnich, for Disneyland’s “The Dream Home of the Future” exhibit in Tomorrowland. His performance was part of the exhibit’s grand opening and plays for over 3,000 captivated visitors a day. It is filled with flourishes, high-intensity rhythms, and the incredible virtuosic technique for which Jarrod Radnich is best known.

HEDWIG’S THEME FOR SOLO PIANO

“Hedwig’s Theme” is the character-specific theme (leitmotif) composed for orchestra by John Williams for the Warner Brothers film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, and is interpolated throughout the rest of the Harry Potter film series. While the original orchestration contains no piano, this piano solo arrangement composed and performed by Jarrod Radnich captures the magical and at times spritely aura within the film while at the same time conveying the awesome power that resonates throughout the full orchestral score.

THE LORD OF THE RINGS MEDLEY

From the blockbuster film series, The Lord of the Rings, this piano solo arrangement of melodies from the movie is a virtuosic-level arrangement composed and performed by Jarrod Radnich. While the original orchestration contains no piano, this piano solo arrangement captures the magical and at times lyrical aura within the film while at the same time conveying the awesome power that resonates throughout the full orchestral score.