Experience the excitement of live performances. Pianist Robert Jordan showcases a wide range of repertoire as well as a broad emotional range. From the sublime late Beethoven 'Sonata Opus 109' to the playful and seldom heard 'Cuckoo' of Howard Swanson, this CD has something for everyone and we invite you to witness these live performances from the pianist a Spanish critic called 'A phenomenon of the keyboard'. Acknowledged now on five continents with a career spanning more than three decades, pianist Robert Jordan has appeared with, among others, the orchestras of Munich, Prague, Buffalo, Baltimore, Delaware, The Symphony of the New World, Ohio Valley, as well as an unprecedented seven times with the Erie, PA Chamber Orchestra. In January 1971 Robert Jordan made his New York orchestral debut as soloist with The Symphony of the New World at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center to glowing critical acclaim. This was followed by a dramatically successful recital debut during the next season at Alice Tully Hall. Born in 1940 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, he received his Bachelors degree from the Eastman School of Music, and his Masters degree from the Juilliard School. As a Fulbright Scholar, he spent two years performing and studying in Germany, later maintaining residence in Paris for several years.