New Christmas Single

SING WE NOW OF CHRISTMAS WAS RELEASED ON NOVEMBER 12, 2019.

Recorded at the Peace Palace in August, 2019.

It is available for streaming on Spotify, and Apple Music,

It is also available for downloading at iTunes, Amazon, and Bandcamp

“Sing We Now of Christmas” is a favorite Christmas hymn of mine. When I record Christmas songs, I try to give them my own spin and create an arrangement that makes it sound different and yet reflective of the original arrangement.

Sing We Now of Christmas coverProduced, arranged & performed by Louis Landon.

Music mastering: Joe Bongiorno at Piano Haven Studio, Sedona, AZ

Cover art and design: Louis Landon

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Louis Landon’s Easy Piano Songbook Review by Kathy Parsons

Simplified Sheet Music Cover
Louis Landon’s Easy Piano songbook
Louis Landon
2019 / Landon Creative
10 songs / 32 pages
Louis Landon’s Easy Piano songbook is a collection of ten simplified piano solos from nine of Landon’s many albums and range from his 2005 solo piano debut, unwind, to his 2019 Solo Piano Space Traveler. An extremely accomplished pianist, many of Landon’s note-for-note sheet music transcriptions are too difficult for most pianists, so he has had a lot of requests for simplified arrangements – and here they are! Landon stripped these pieces down to their essence so that the melodies are intact, but rhythms are much easier and the left hand parts are either basic chords or broken chords played in eighth notes. The key signatures are also very basic – C, F or G major and their relative minors. The right hand parts are almost all single notes (there are a few intervals and  a few simple chords, but not many), so there are no reaches of more than an octave – actually there are only a few reaches at all! 
The subtitle of the book is “Simplified Sheet Music for Beginners,” which is slightly misleading because beginners don’t read well and rarely venture beyond the octaves above and below middle C. These arrangements are geared more for intermediate players who are reading notes well and have a basic grasp of timing. Pedaling suggestions, dynamics and metronome settings are all included, and the scores are beautifully engraved and easy to read. So, if you are a fan of Louis Landon’s music and/or are looking for some beautiful but not-too-difficult piano solos, here you go! The songbook is available in hard copy and PDF download from www.LouisLandon.com and the paperback book is also available on Amazon. 
The titles, keys they are in and the number of pages are:
Beautiful Day – Key of F (1 flat) – 2 1/2 pages
Hand in Hand – Key of F (1 flat) – 3 1/2 pages
Home is Where the Heart Is – Key of G (1 sharp) – 2 1/2 pages
Learning to Fly – Key of A minor (0 sharps or flats) – 3 1/2 pages
Passing Sadness – Key of D minor (1 flat) – 2 1/2 pages
Peaceful – Key of G (1 sharp) – 2 1/2 pages
Precious One – Key of G (1 sharp) – 3 pages
Sands of Time – Key of C (0 sharps or flats) – 3 pages
Seattle Morning – Key of C (0 sharps or flats) – 3 1/2 pages
Skye’s Song – Key of F (1 flat) – 2 pages
Kathy Parsons
10/22/19

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Solo Piano Reverence – New Album

Solo Piano Reverence was released on Monday, October 14, 2019. It is my 34th album/CD and 27th solo piano album.  It contains 14 new compositions that were written and recorded between March and May of 2019.

Recorded at the Peace Palace, Sedona, AZ
Music mastering: Joe Bongiorno at Piano Haven Studio, Sedona, AZ
Cover photo: Louis Landon
Cover graphics: DanLevin.com
Package design: Louis Landon

It is available available for streaming on

Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora Radio

Available for downloading on

iTunes, Amazon, and Bandcamp.

Solo PIano Reverence Cover final

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Space Traveler Video

Released on Tuesday, October 8, 2019, this video features “Space Traveler,” the title track of the Solo Piano Space Traveler album. Music produced, composed and performed by Louis Landon. Video by Jamaica Cole. Enjoy!

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“Sunshine” New Single Release

Sunshine Single Cover

“Sunshine was released September 18, 2019. Recorded at the Peace Palace in June, 2019 on a Steinway B.

It is available for streaming on Spotify, Apple Music, and Pandora Radio

It is also available for downloading at iTunes, Amazon, and Bandcamp

“Sunshine” is about celebrating the sun with it’s warmth and light. Without the sun there would be no life on earth; no plants, no animals, no people, no life as we know it would survive. It’s also about attitude and inner sunshine. Inner sunshine brings with it joy, love, happiness, gratitude, celebration, compassion and more. This song is a celebration of life and all positivity that one can attain with inner and outer sunshine.

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New Simplified Sheet Music

A lot of beginning piano players and teachers have been asking me for easy sheet music renditions of some of my more popular pieces.  I decided that I would chose ten pieces and see if I could create simplified versions so that beginning pianists could enjoy successfully performing my music.

Try out this free download of “Peaceful.” I would love to know what you think. And if you like it, there are nine other pieces available on my website.

Peaceful - Louis Landon (Simplified) dragged 2

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The Northwest Compassion Tour 2019

NW Compassionate Tour 2019 Poster

This fall, I will be touring the Northwest performing fifteen concerts in seventeen days. The reason why I am calling this tour a “Compassion” tour  is because my mission has recently changed. My new official mission is “to create a more compassionate world by promoting love, peace, joy & gratitude through music.” These higher emotions have helped me be more understanding, more caring, kinder and more concerned about the needs of other people. It is with great joy and gratitude that I announce the following concert dates:

SPOKANE, WA
Fri Sep 27, 2019 – 7:00pm
Solo Piano Concert
This is a free concert. Reserve your seat by calling 509-327-4266. Steinway PIano Gallery of Spokane, 13418 Nora Ave., Spokane, WA 99216
GIG HARBOR, WA 
Sat Sep 28, 2019 – 7:00pm
Solo Piano Concert
With Rhonda Mackert. This is a private concert. Tickets $20. Buy online at Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/louis-landon-and-rhonda-mackert-in-concert-tickets-70665449261 Email Rhonda for more information. rhonda@rhondamackert.com
TACOMA, WA
Sun Sep 29, 2019 – 10:00am
Solo Piano Concert
Unity of South Sound 710 S. Anderson St., Tacoma 253-517-3883.
EASTSOUND, WA 
Weds Oct 2, 2019 – 7:00pm
Solo Piano Concert
More information coming soon. Rosario Resort & Spa 1400 Rosario Rd, Eastsound, WA 98245 360-376-2222 https://rosarioresort.com
LOPEZ ISLAND, WA 
Thu Oct 3, 2019 – 7:00pm
Private concert
Information coming soon.
BELLINGHAM, WA 
Fri Oct 4, 2019 – 7:00pm
Private concert
BELLEVUE, WA 
Sat Oct 5, 2019 – 7:00pm
Solo Piano Concert
House concert with Gregory Lang. To reserve your seat and for more information, contact by email greggorlang@hotmail.com
ISSAQUAH, WA 
Sun Oct 6, 2019 – 2:00pm
Private concert
REDMOND, WA 
Sun Oct 6, 2019 – 7:30pm
Sinatra and More
Classic Pop Rock Solo Piano and More Doors open at 7:00 p.m. – Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available online through PayPal Tickets at the door are $25 Children 7 – 18 and Seniors $15 Children under 7 not admitted For questions please email anna@vasilevsky.com Arts for Hearts Studio, 21820 NE 56th St., Redmond WA 98053
EUGENE, OR 
Wed Oct 9, 2019 – 2:30pm
Private concert
EUGENE, OR 
Wed Oct 9, 2019 – 7:15pm
Private concert
EUGENE, OR 
Thur Oct 10, 2019 – 3:15pm
Private concert
EUGENE, OR 
Fri Oct 11, 2019 – 7:00pm

Soul Healing Piano Music

Center for Spirtual Living
390 Vernal Street, Eugene, OR 97401

541-485-0035
More info coming soon
EUGENE, OR 
Sat Oct 12, 2019 – 7:00pm
House Concert
Reservations are required. Email Kathy Parsons at kathypiano@gmail.com to reserve your seat and get concert address.

Suggested Donation $20

EUGENE, OR 
Sun Oct 13, 2019 – 10:00am
Featured artist for service

Center for Spirtual Living
390 Vernal Street, Eugene, OR 97401

541-485-0035

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