April 16, 2024

The SoloPiano.com 2023 Album of The Year Nominees

We are excited to share another year of SoloPiano.com Album of the Year Nominations!

We rebuilt an entire behind the scenes platform change on SoloPiano.com at the beginning of the year, and we are finally ready to announce our 2023 Album of the Year Nominees! We always want to recognize every single artist who continues to release music in an ever changing industry. You and your work is truly inspiring. You can listen to all of our artists including some of the nominees below on our official Solo Piano Playlist here. Please follow and share!

This Year - Our Nominees represent a record 14 Countries! 

THE 2023 ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES


 2023 “CLASSICAL” ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Ward De Vleeschhouwer - Lucien Herve, Photographer Despite Himself - Belgium

Gerald Krampl - North (Solo Piano) - Vienna

Hovig Nassanian - Tributes - Cyprus

Livio Ventura - Making Sense of Time - United Kingdom

Roger Evernden - Ebb & Flow - United Kingdom

Juan Manuel Ruiz - The Return - Spain

Dr. Stephen Weber - Being IV - USA

Greg Harradine - Piano Music: Volume 2 - Scottish Borders

Juan Maria Solare - Stories Beyond Words - Germany

 

2023 “HOLIDAY & SEASONAL” ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Preston Peak  - Songs for Winter - USA

Lynn Tredeau - The Everlasting Light - USA

Charles Szczepanek - Winter Day Dreaming - USA

 

2023 “CONTEMPORARY/MODERN” ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

George David Kieffer  - Piano Songs: Solo Piano Vol II - USA

Philip Campbell - Simply. Solo. Piano  - Northern Ireland 

Suzanne Herman - A Seaside View - USA

Doug Hammer - Swim to America, Vol. 1 (enu retrospective Stephan Eicher au piano) - USA

Paolo Cognetti - Spring Will Come - Italy

Julie Hanney - Everyday Miracles - USA

Michael Borowski - Unlit Moon - USA

Lisa Swerdlow - Through It All - USA

Michael Martinez - The Stillness Within - USA

Pete Calandra - The Blue Light - USA


 

2023 “JAZZ” ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Tobin Mueller Vol I. - Jazz Originals - USA

Joe Alterman - Solo Joe: Songs You Know - USA
 

 

2023 “CHRISTIAN” ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Tiffany Hobson - Savior - USA

Bob Yonker - Soul Channels - USA

Lily Topolski - Hymns of Hopes and Peace: Vol. 2 - USA

 

2023 “OTHER & EPs” (As categorized by Artist, Cross Genre, Covers, Improvisations, may include Instrumentation) ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES

Robin Meloy Goldsby - Dearest Things - The Piano Room Collection - USA

Eddy Ruyter - Lost in a Trance - Canada

Eric Schorr - Waltzes for Weekdays and Weekends - USA 

Ivan Teixeira - Handscapes -  Brazil

Omar Akram - Moments of Beauty - USA

Gregoire Jokic - Us  - France

Raymond Hayden - The Dance of Zinnia: Music for Plants - USA

Richard Goldsworthy - The Blue Horizon: Suite #1 - The Awakening - North Queensland, Australia