Tim Janis

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Tim Janis is an American composer[1] with 10 Billboard charting CDs, over one million albums sold, four National Public Television Specials, and a constant touring presence.

Career[edit]

Originally from York, Maine, Janis has worked with some of the top artists in the music and entertainment business including Paul McCartney, Billy Joel, Ray Charles, George Clooney, Jackie Evancho, and James Earl Jones. He has also conducted the Czech National Symphony, the Kwazulu Natal Philharmonic and the Hartford Symphony Orchestra.

On 30 November 2012, Janis produced "The American Christmas Carol" concert for Kate Winslet’s Golden Hat Foundation supported by Sarah McLachlan, Loreena McKennitt, Andrea Corr, Hayley Westenra, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys,an orchestra, a choir, etc. in Carnegie Hall.[2][3][4] He has continued to produce similar concerts for 2013 and 2014.

Selected discography[edit]

  • Ghost Town (1992)
  • Along the Shore of Acadia (1996)
  • Etain (1996)
  • Christmas (1999)
  • December Morning (1999)
  • Flowers in October (1999)
  • Water's Edge (2000)
  • American Composer in Concert (2001)
  • "Music of Hope" (2001)
  • Thousand Summers (2002)
  • Flowers in October [bonus DVD] (2003)
  • Across Two Oceans (2003)[5]
  • Beautiful America (2003)[5]
  • American Horizons (2005)
  • Christmas Piano Collection (2005)
  • Simple Gift of Christmas (2003)
  • Coming Home (2005)
  • Promise (2005)
  • Winter's Eve (2005)
  • Coastal America (2006)
  • Quiet Shore (2006)
  • Wondrous Christmas (2006)
  • The American Christmas Carol (2006)
  • Gifts of the Heart (2007)
  • An Enchanted Evening (2008)
  • Celebrate America (2009)
  • The Journey Home (2010)

Public Television Specials[edit]

  • Tim Janis: An American Composer in Concert (2002)
  • Tim Janis: Beautiful America (narrated by George Clooney) (2004)
  • Tim Janis: Coastal America (narrated by George Clooney) (2006)
  • Tim Janis: The American Christmas Carol (narrated by James Earl Jones) (2006)

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Age. New Age Pub. 2001. p. 88. 
  2. ^ "American Christmas Carol Concert". broadwayworld.com. 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  3. ^ "The American Christmas Carol". goldenhatfoundation.org. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  4. ^ "Kate Winslet attends American Christmas Carol Concert". dailymail.co.uk. 2012-12-01. Retrieved 2012-12-02. 
  5. ^ a b "CD Release" Concord Monitor. August 14, 2003. page D01.

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