Mike Hughes | The Birthday CD for Piano

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my MySpace page Birthday CD website Link to Free Sheet Music

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Easy Listening: Classical Pop Easy Listening: Easy Pop Moods: Featuring Piano
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The Birthday CD for Piano

by Mike Hughes

"The Birthday CD for Piano" contains 30 different piano arrangements of the song “Happy Birthday To You” that were inspired by the instrumental tracks on the original "The Birthday Music CD."
Genre: Easy Listening: Classical Pop
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1. Boogie-woogie Birthday
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2. Country & Western Birthday
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3. Mozart Birthday
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0:37 $0.99
4. Flamenco Birthday
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5. Romantic Birthday
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6. Bach Birthday
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7. Patriotic Birthday
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8. Irish Birthday
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9. Andes Birthday
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10. Chopin Birthday
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11. Gothic Birthday
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12. Fifties Birthday
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13. Swing Birthday
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14. Dreamy Birthday
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15. Tango Birthday
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16. Unhappy Birthday
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17. Ragtime Birthday
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18. Bossa Nova Birthday
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19. Blues Birthday
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20. Lullaby Birthday
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21. Italian Birthday
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22. Mellow Birthday
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23. Elegant Birthday
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24. Gospel Birthday
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25. Jewish Birthday
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26. Melancholy Birthday
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27. Samba Birthday
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28. Beethoven Birthday
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29. Hawaiian Birthday
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30. Chopsticks Birthday
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
I created this CD for people who love listening to solo piano, and for piano players who might want to play these versions themselves. The piano sheet music for these arrangements can be downloaded for free at my website: http://www.thebirthdaycd.com/LearnSheetMusic.htm

(click on "Link to Free Sheet Music" on the bottom lefthand corner of this page).

Michael Hughes is an experienced and versatile musician capable of performing in a variety of musical situations. Michael received his Bachelor of Composition Degree from Berklee College of Music and taught there several years as well. He was musical director for “Hair” in Boston and has backed up many artists including Thelma Houston and Kenny Rankin.
As a composer, Michael has written a rock opera that was performed at the Roundhouse Theater in London, England, arranged music for the Buddy Rich Band, and written and performed music for the television shows “The Untouchables,” “Wings,” “Cheers,” “Dear John” and “Frasier.”
Michael is extremely proficient at electronic music. He is adept at computer sequencing and programming synthesizers. He has booked and led his own bands from four to ten pieces and is quite comfortable conducting and leading bands of all kinds.
Michael’s favorite thing to do is to play the keyboards. He is equally at home on acoustic piano and synthesizer. He can play many different styles of music - honestly and with authority.
Currently, Michael is living in Los Angeles, working studios, clubs and casuals.

CDs by Mike Hughes:

"The Birthday CD for Piano"
“The Birthday Music CD”
“Messin’ with the Classix”
“In My Solitude”


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Christopher Lehman

The Birthday CD for Piano
The mastery of a myriad styles displayed by Mike Hughes on one Melody is Extraordinarily Creative. Hearing the different left hand piano approaches capturing Gospel then Mozart then Boogie-Woogie then Chopsticks then Beethoven etc. is Rich and makes me smile ear-to-ear. Not only do I enjoy listening for pure aural pleasure, I had a "Gee, I just got something about piano styles that never would've occurred to me without listening to Mike Hughes' "The Birthday CD for Piano!!!" Many, many, many 5* musical moments on this CD I want to listen over and over. I have an urge emulate him by running to my piano. Spending time Re-creating parts his recordings by ear on my piano feels 'kinda hip for me' to attempt. Well done Mike, well done, indeed.