Here in the album Unplugged, Jordan Rudess shows his skills and passion on the acoustic piano. In addition to the 9 exquisite solo pieces, Unplugged features 3 bonus tracks of synth works of a more atmospheric nature. Recorded in 1996, this album is a must for any Rudess fan or anyone who loves piano.
Jordan Rudess entered the prestigious Juilliard School of Music at the age of nine for classical piano training. At age of nineteen, he began to include the rapidly developing world of synthesizers in his recordings and Performances. Today, Jordan is a recording artist, composer, producer and performer.
Voted Best New Talent after his solo release Listen in the 1994 Keyboard Magazine Readers Poll Keyboardist category, Jordan is the newest member of the group Dream Theater. Jordan has played with guitarist Steve Morse and the legendary Dixie Dregs. He has recorded and toured with guitarist Vinnie Moore, written songs for- and recorded with singer Annie Haslam (Renaissance) and has recorded tracks with David Bowie. He has also toured internationally with fellow keyboardist, Jan Hammer and legendary drummer Tony Williams, has appeared in concert with Enrique Iglesias, and regularly performs and records with Grammy award winners the Paul Winter Consort. His scoring can be heard with International Magician of the Year winner, Jeff McBride.