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Michele McLaughlin

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A Few of My Favorite Piano Players

 

People ask me all the time who my influences are, who I love to listen to, who inspires me musically.

If I’m not listening to piano music, or working on my own music, I’m often listening to singer songwriter style music, or alternative rock, or the Top Hits of whatever is popular these days.

My musical influences tend to vary over the years, depending on my own musical tastes, and growth as a pianist.

Back when I was younger, the music of George Winston was my favorite. I would learn to play his songs by ear, and that is largely what taught me to play piano (I’m self taught).

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Piano Sheet Music and Albums Memorial Day Weekend Sale!

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New Song: "At Home" by Michele McLaughlin ©2016

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Nominated for Best Piano Album in the Zone Music Reporter Awards (ZMR Awards)

So excited!!!  Seriously - this is a big deal.  Undercurrent is nominated in the
Best Piano Album category in the Zone Music Reporter Awards (ZMR Awards).  

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Finalist (Living In Awe) in Instrumental Category on 2015 IAMA International Acoustic Music Awards

 

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Album Review of Top 20 Solo Piano by Kathy Parsons

My first review for Top 20 - Solo Piano has come in, from the fantastic

Kathy Parsons at MainlyPiano.com  Thanks Kathy!!!  

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Michele's Album Release Checklist

I am a solo pianist and I release my my albums about every 12-24 months.  I'm in the process of releasing my sixteenth album, and in all the years I've been doing this, I've learned a few things about what needs to be done to effectively release a solo piano album as an independent musician.  I am the queen of making lists, and over the years I've created a pretty thorough checklist of things I do to release my music.  I have many musician friends who have asked to see my list, and so here I am, posting it on my blog for all the world to see.  Obviously, this is not a master key or secret formula for album releases, but it works for me.  

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My Music Is Now On Earbits!!

You can listen to me on Earbits Radio!!  Earbits is a free online radio that introduces you to fantastic independent music.  

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I Am An Akademia Awards WINNER!!

Exciting news!!  I won "Best Instrumental Piano Album" AND "Best Instrumental Piano Song" and am an "Executive Top Pick" in the August 2015 Akademia Awards! A big THANKS to The Akademia Music Awards​ for the honor!
http://www.theakademia.com/winners2/  
 

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Happy Birthday To ME!!

Guess what?  Today is my birthday.  Yep, one of my favorite days of the year.  And to celebrate, I'm giving YOU a 40% off coupon to use at my store.  I hope you enjoy!!  

Coupon Code: july40   If you're not sure what to buy, here are some of my favorites: The Space Between, Spiritual Awakening, The Life Cycle, Forsaken Irish Rain, The Music Box Angel!

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