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Acknowledged as one of today’s local master musicians for the tremendous emotional power, depth and sensitivity of his music, the Ontario, Oregon native is renowned for his interpretations of Gershwin, Joplin and other American composers. . His arrangements of Big-Band Standards have garnered wide acclaim and he is regularly called upon to arrange pieces for other people’s concerts. As a jazz pianist, Sean infuses a rich harmonic backdrop and rhythmic vitality to the melodies that he improvises to.

“This is some of the most stunningly beautiful piano playing mixed with his amazing ability to compose right on the spot,” said Arts and Development Coordinagtor, Patricia Walker White, who coordinates the visual, educational and performing arts for the Civic Center. “Impeccable sound, control and a sort of caring about every note that one rarely encounters. This is completely honest and committed music-making at its best.”

Bruce and Cindy Campbell, The Directors of the National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival said this about one of Sean’s concerts:

“What a great journey we went on…. The concert blew the audience away…. The music took us back in time…Truly, a delight!”

As a concert artist, Sean has performed piano and organ concertos with numerous orchestras in the Pacific Northwest. His solo career has taken him throughout most of the United States as well as concert engagements in eight other countries on the piano and organ. For more information concerning this production, you can contact Sean at his email sean@seanrogers.org.