Colorado Composer, Arranger and Pianist Jeff Van Devender creates award-winning music that radiates a lush energy and elegant melodies. While showcasing his solo piano, Jeff also presents piano-based Classical instrumentals (Bach, Dvorak, Beethoven, etc.), and relaxing, contemporary New Age music. He has released three CDs, and has been featured often in educational and promotional DVDs. Jeff’s lush compositions are perfect for film, television and documentaries, where you need to project a cultured atmosphere depicting luxury, rich lifestyles, or tender and romantic scenes.
Jeff Van Devender has released three CDs entitled Don't Ever Forget (2009), Bending Chords (2002) and Ascend (1998). No singing takes place in this music. The melodic line and harmonies brought out in the arrangements provide just enough to convey the intended atmosphere this music projects.
A contemporary piano-based arrangement of Beethoven's beloved Ode To Joy popular melody from his 9th Symphony with a light hip-hop beat weaving in & out of the instrumental mix. This is classical music with a slight edge but in a tasteful way. Lighten the mood of your next champagne or wine event. Instrumental, Classical, Classical, Ludwig van Beethoven
Jean Sibelius' Finlandia in a contemporary piano setting accompanied by a soft & warm vocal/string synthesizer background. This piece has so many potential uses! The most downloaded piece in the JavaMusiK library on iTunes. Be Still My Soul is the popular hymn which uses this melody. Serene melody, Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Jean Sibelius
Antonin Dvorak's beautiful Largo theme from his New World Symphony. Composed in Spillville, Iowa in 1893, the melody is also used with the lyric "Going Home." Van Devender tenderly applies a contemporary touch to this beautiful piano-based arrangement, featuring chimes and soft strings. Instrumental, Classical, Romantic, Antonin Dvorak
A beautiful Bach piano meditation, perfect for inspirational, poignant scenes. Magical delicate shimmering. Romantic love story, fun sweet light stirring. New romance, discovery, sunny new beginning, reunions. Sparkly ethereal vibrant emotional. Nostalgic memories flashbacks. Film noir, high fashion, Instrumental, Classical, Classical Piano, Johann Sebastian Bach
Piano melody accompanied by 2 cellos in a dueling harmonic countrapuntal interchange. Autumn Chill highlights a very classical baroque quality in this contemporary setting. Images of falling leaves, light snow, morning dew, frost on the windows, shimmering light, harvest moon. Warm fire in fireplace, Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
Solo piano melody with a distinctively reflective feel. Minor key meditation on sunsets, memories, romance, water lilies inspiring love. Familiar cascading haunting melodies recall a delicate memory. Moonlight breaks the horizon darkness and spreads light across the sky and into the heart. Romantic, Instrumental, Classical, 21st Century
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