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Solo Piano Albums and CDs
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KAREL ROESSINGH: Nature Boy



Nature Boy
- solo piano arrangements of new jazz originals and jazz and pop standards, recorded at the Phillip T. Young recital hall at the University of Victoria. Includes My Funny Valentine, Cheek to Cheek, and Comes Love, as well as two tunes dedicated to biodiesel use (Oh Lord Won't You Buy Me a Mercedes Benz and the original Biodiesel).

KAREL ROESSINGH: Tea Favourites



Tea Favourites
- solo piano arrangements of the most popular tunes from the Fairmont Empress tea lobby. Also recorded at the Phillip T. Young recital hall. Includes Because We Believe, Sarah McLachlan's Angel, What'll I Do? and The Mission.

KAREL ROESSINGH: Do You Hear What I Hear?



Do You Hear What I Hear?
- Solo piano arrangements of traditional Christmas music, also recorded at the Phillip T. Young recital hall. Includes both Bach's and Schubert's Ave Maria, O Holy Night, a medley of Dutch Sinter Klaas children's songs, and well-known Christmas carols such as What Child is This?, O Christmas Tree, and Silent Night.






Keys
- original piano compositions (cassette).

Piano by the Sea - original piano compositions with sounds of the sea.

Orca
Suite


Orca Suite
- original piano compositions with whale sounds. Includes "Golden Dawn", used by UK men's skating champion Neil Wilson in his long programme.





Thinking of You -  popular songs of friendship (including You've Got a Friend, Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Wind Beneath My Wings, and seven others, with two originals).





Blue Green


Blue/Green
- recorded live in concert at the Alix Goolden Hall in 2001. Includes original compositions, jazz standards, traditional folk tunes, and the blues.  Some cuts are available for download here.






Sweets - a collection of original jazz suites including "Highlands Suite", "Mayoral Suite", and "Sweet a la Mode", along with "Let's Suite" (standards whose titles begin with "Let's"), and a suite of Dutch children's carols. Recorded live at the Alix Goolden Hall in Victoria on May 23rd, 2003.  Some cuts are available for download here.



Orchestrated and group CDs

kr3+ - original jazz tunes played by the karel roessingh trio, with
  • Karel Roessingh on piano, percussion and synthesizer,
  • Joey Smith on bass, and
  • Josh Dixon on drums,

  • and special guests

  • Gary Karr on arco bass,
  • Dan Lapp on trumpet, flugelhorn and peck horn, and
  • Paul Wainwright on soprano sax.

Karel Roessingh: Cat Fud



Cat Fud
- original upbeat jazz tunes for piano trio,
with Joey Smith on bass on Don Leppard on drums.  Download it here.





Classics for Relaxation - orchestrated classics with nature sounds (music co-produced with Mark Bracken).

Butchart Gardens
- orchestrated original music (co-written with Kenneth G. Williams)

Wings of Summer
- orchestrated original music with nature sounds.



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Collaborations



with
Valdy - Read Between the Lines
producer, arranger, keyboardist, and train whistle blower


maureencdcover



with
Maureen Washington - Blues in the Night
piano, engineer, editor, co-producer
brownsoftshoe



with
Gary Karr - Brown Soft Shoe - Remembering Ray Brown
piano
Christmas Is




with
Maureen Washington - Christmas Is
piano, engineer, editor, co-producer


Children's Albums (as keyboardist and arranger)

  • Babes,Beasts & Birds - Pat Carfra, the Lullaby Lady.
  • My Backyard - John Demers.
  • The Cat Lady from KooKoo Nut Bay, and other stories - George Dixon.

Music and nature sounds CDs and cassettes are internationally distributed by Tandem Music.   Butchart Gardens CDs are available at the gardens.

kr3+, Nature Boy, Tea Favourites, and Do You Hear What I Hear? (CD, $18.00 CAN, $18.00 US) are available.  Send me an email and I'll get them to you.
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