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Recording Artist Jim Brickman to appear at the Barnes & Noble at The University of Toledo Bookstore

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Experience ‘The Magic of Christmas’ with the Best-Selling Pianist of our Time

TOLEDO, OH – Barnes & Noble at The University of Toledo Bookstore is proud to announce it will host award-winning recording artist Jim Brickman for a brief musical performance and CD signing 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 22.

As a prelude to his concert at the Stranahan Theater later that afternoon, fans will have the opportunity to meet “America’s Piano Sensation” and purchase an autographed copy of his latest CD, The Magic of Christmas. Brickman also will play several musical selections from his new CD as well as other Christmas favorites.

Brickman, an Ohio native, is an American songwriter and pianist of contemporary music, as well as a radio show host. He is known for his solo piano compositions, pop-style instrumentals, and vocal collaborations with artists such as Lady Antebellum, Johnny Mathis, Michael W. Smith, Martina McBride, Megan Hilty, Donny Osmond, Delta Goodrem, Olivia Newton-John, and others. He has earned two Grammy nominations for his albums Peace (2003), Best Instrumental, and Faith (2009), Best New Age Album, and earned six Gold and Platinum albums.

Brickman’s latest CD, The Magic of Christmas, brings the season to life in this enchanting collection of Christmas favorites and beautiful piano solos. Brickman’s brand-new original instrumentals “The Magic of Christmas” and “On a Winter’s Night” include legendary singer Johnny Mathis adding his unforgettable sound to “Sending You A Little Christmas.” Megan Hilty’s romantic “Merry Christmas Darling” and Sandi Patty singing “Christmas Time Is Here,” set a magical holiday tone. The Magic of Christmas will delight your spirit throughout the holiday season!

Barnes & Noble at The University of Toledo is located at 1430 Secor Road, Toledo, Ohio. For more information on this event, please call 419-530-2516 or visit the store’s Facebook page at for more updates.

Click here for a promotional photo of Brickman.


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