David Osborne, the Pianist to the Presidents, Offers His Tribute to God and America on His New Album

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On April 28, Osborne is releasing his piano solos of patriotic songs and hymns on an album aptly titled "Red, White and Blue." The album will find Osborne putting his touch to the ivory keys on favorites such as "America The Beautiful," "The Battle Hymn Of The Republic," "God Bless America," and many others.

Known as the "Pianist to the Presidents", pianist David Osborne has performed for the Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations. David has performed numerous times for President and Mrs. George W. Bush in the White House. Osborne is a regular performer for Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter in Plains, Georgia. He created and organized President Carter's 75th birthday tribute in 1999. Jimmy Carter has said that "David is one of the finest pianist in the United States." And President Bush said, "That boy can play!" at the White House in 2003. 

Osborne performs currently at his new home the Bellagio Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. He was a fixture at Caesars Palace for 12 years. He is featured at the Petrossian Bar and The Baccarat Bar at the Bellagio. His music includes romantic, classical, jazz, pop, inspirational, patriotic and Broadway show tunes. Osborne's music encompasses 22 cd's currently on sale through the Northstar Music label available at gift stores and Borders Books. His record sales near five million. His latest recording is available at Hallmark Gold Crown Stores, "Simply Romantic". 

Born and raised in Miami, Oklahoma, he received his undergraduate degree from Oral Roberts University. At Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana he studied classical pipe organ and piano performance, with a minor in French. At Pittsburg State University in Pittsburg, Kansas he completed a master's degree in keyboard performance and music composition. 

A few of Osborne's more significant recent events include a concert for the American Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, an interview and performance on TV's "The 700 Club", a concert for the Steinway and Sons International convention of worldwide dealers at the Beverly Hills Hotel, a benefit concert at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y., two concerts for Mr. and Mrs. Don Hall, CEO of Hallmark Cards in Kansas City and a performance in Las Vegas, playing the Steinway pianos of Vladimir Horowitz, Van Cliburn and George Gershwin at Southern Nevada Music as a part of Steinway and Sons Legendary Instruments of the Immortals Tour. 

"David is one of the finest pianists in the country today." President Jimmy Carter  

Track Listing
01. America The Beautiful      
02. The Battle Hymn Of The Republic      
03. God Bless America      
04. Born Free      
05. Star Spangled Banner      
06. From A Distance      
07. Amazing Grace      
08. Stars And Stripes Forever      
09. God Of Our Fathers      
10. Hero      
11. Eternal Father, Strong To Save (Navy Hymn)      
12. Wind Beneath My Wings      
13. Let It Be      
14. America (My Country 'Tis Of Thee)

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