Jade Simmons

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Jade Simmons
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Born Charleston, SC
Occupation Concert pianist, author, lecturer
Website Official Jade Simmons Website

Jade Simmons,[1] is an American classical concert pianist,[2] author,[3][4] arts presenter,[5] lecturer,[6] and arts entrepreneur[7] branded by the Washington Post as "A clear, powerful pianist with a magnetic personality...worth seeing any time."[8] Simmons was crowned Miss Chicago and Miss Illinois in 1999 and was named first runner-up at the Miss America 2000 pageant.[1]

Career[edit]

In 2004, Simmons founded the Impulse Artists Series which was the 2009 winner of the Houston Press Best Non-Profit Arts Series.[5][9] In 2011, Simmons published the eBook Emerge Already!: The Ultimate Guide to Career Building for Emerging Artists,[3] titled after her Emerge Already![7] project of the same name. Simmons' first album was titledRevolutionary Rhythm (2009). In 2012 she released the single "Boss's Nova",[10] and the Playing With Fire EP[11] in September 2012, followed by a second full release on E1 (formerly Koch Classics) entitled #PaganiniProject[12] in February 2013. She has begun writing as a contributing author to the Huffington Post.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Revolutionary Rhythm: Rhythm Project Released March 2009 by E1 (formerly Koch Classics)

Track listing:

  1. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Telltale
  2. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Hot Topic
  3. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Blissful Ignorance
  4. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Morning After Songs
  5. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Still Spinning
  6. Russell Pinkston: Talespin: Picking Up The Pieces
  7. Samuel Barber: Sonata For Piano, Op. 26: Allegro Energico
  8. Samuel Barber: Sonata For Piano, Op. 26: Allegro Vivace E Leggero
  9. Samuel Barber: Sonata For Piano, Op. 26: Adagio Mesto
  10. Samuel Barber: Sonata For Piano, Op. 26: Fuga: Allegro Con Spirito
  11. John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy For Solo Piano: Etude No. 1: For The Left Hand Alone
  12. John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy For Solo Piano: Etude No. 2: Legato
  13. John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy For Solo Piano: Etude No. 3: Fifths To Thirds
  14. John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy For Solo Piano: Etude No. 4: Ornaments
  15. John Corigliano: Etude Fantasy For Solo Piano: Etude No. 5: Melody
  16. Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR): Hip Hop Studies & Etudes: Hip-hop Study & Etude In D-sharp Minor
  17. Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR): Hip Hop Studies & Etudes: Hip-hop Study & Etude In D-Minor
  18. Daniel Bernard Roumain (DBR): Hip Hop Studies & Etudes: Hip Hop Study & Etude In B Minor
  • Playing with Fire
  • #PaganiniProject

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