Jonathan Socrates Febland Resume
| Jonathan FeBland (b.1960) trained at the Royal Academy of Music, London (1978-82). His work has been published and in print with Universal Edition since 1986. He has written extensively for Solo Piano and has had seven major works premiÃ¨red by Louis Demetrius Alvanis. The CD ‘Piano Colours' (Alvanis plays FeBland on the Meridian label) has just been released in the UK and should shortly be available on Amazon and iTunes.
B3 Classic, a trio consisting of Clarinet, Cello & Piano feature FeBland's English Suite on a Warner Brothers CD 'Chamber Music Discoveries' that was launched at the prestigious Conde du Duque Hall in the Plaza de EspaÃ±a, Madrid in December, 2007. This CD reached the top ten in the Spanish iTunes Classical Chart in February, 2008 and peaked at Number six in March, 2008. FeBland has also worked with Deborah de Graaff (Australian Solo Clarinettist and Professor of Clarinet at the Sydney Conservatorium). She has recorded his 3 Miniatures for Clarinet and Piano (UE) on CD with Walsingham (Aus) and has received numerous International Broadcasts of this work including airplay on ABC Classic FM, Australia.
Thanks in part to the Internet, there are now an increasing number of eminent soloists programming music by Jonathan FeBland in their concerts. Among these are David Johnstone (Spain-based British 'Cellist), Leah Lock (Australian Flautist), David Chew (Brazil-based British 'Cellist), Diane Clark (British Flautist), Walter Achermann (Swiss Clarinettist), Prof. Glenn Egner (Venezuela-based American Flautist), Andrew Doyle (Australian Clarinettist), Hannah GrÃ¶schl (German Clarinettist) and Anson Wauchope (British Flautist).
Since May 2008, Jonathan has been collaborating on a popular-style album with multi-talented musician Mike Turtle. They have scheduled a recording session in Switzerland with the exceptional pop-vocalist Jessica Knoll, for April '09 and the first thirty or so sketches for this project are already visible below under "Newest Pop Material..." and "Pop Piano Pieces".
On September 13th 2008, Jonathan FeBland entered the Top 100 chart on YouTube for the first time initially at #94 but over the course of the day, peaking at #60 (Daily YouTube chart for Music - all genres UK).
Updated: November 3, 2008
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