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Ravenscroft at NAMM 2017

NAMM Show 2017 PTG Convention Atlanta Ravenscroft Piano Model 220


Discover the latest innovations from Ravenscroft Pianos at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA
01/19/2017 through 01/22/2017

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Past Events

2016



Ravenscroft at NAMM 2016

NAMM Show 2016 PTG Convention Atlanta Ravenscroft Piano Model 220


The Ravenscroft 275 was showcased at the Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA
01/21/2016 through 01/24/2016

2015



Ravenscroft at NAMM 2015

NAMM Show 2015 PTG Convention Atlanta Ravenscroft Piano Model 220


Ravenscroft Pianos exhibited at the 2015 Winter NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA
01/22/2015 through 01/25/2015

2014



Ravenscroft on Display at Summer NAMM 2014

Michael Spreeman PTG Convention Atlanta Ravenscroft Piano Model 220


Ravenscroft Pianos exhibited at the Summer NAMM Show in Nashville
07/17/2014 through 07/19/2014



Michael Spreeman at the 2014 PTG Convention and Technical Institute

Michael Spreeman PTG Convention Atlanta Ravenscroft Piano Model 220


At the 2014 Atlanta Piano Technicians Guild Convention and Technical Institute, Michael Spreeman co-instructed a class on Piano Building with Joachim Leonardy.
07/16/2014 through 07/20/2014



Michael Spreeman presented the Ravenscroft Piano at the 2014 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

NAMM 2014 Michael Spreeman Ravenscroft 275

The Ravenscroft Piano at NAMM 2014 in Anaheim, CA

Ravenscroft Pianos exhibited a new virtual voice that was sampled from their Model 275. The new voice and the actual 275 piano were shown side by side, where participants were encouraged to compare one to the other - a bold statement and something that has never been done at the NAMM show.

01/22/2014 Through 01/26/2014



"Picture Rachmaninoff" with Stephen Cook on the Ravenscroft 275 at Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts Stephen Cook Oracle Piano Society

Written by Paul Harvey Jr., "Picture Rachmaninoff" is a one-man-show starring virtuoso pianist and Tempe native, Stephen Cook. This multi-sensory experience combined the music of Sergei Rachmaninoff with dramatic projections of artwork by Stacy Marko and her advanced art students from Desert Vista High School, and featured the voice of Paul Harvey Jr. This fundraiser for Oracle Piano Society was sponsored by Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts.
01/04/2014

2013



A RAVENSCROFT CHRISTMAS... Featuring Bob Ravenscroft live on the Model 220.

Music Serving the Word Bob Ravenscroft Ravenscroft Piano

"Have Yourself an Inner Journeys Christmas." Bob was joined by Dwight Kilian on bass, Rob Moore on drums, and visual media by Caleb Kilian, at the Ascention Lutheran Church in Paradise Valley. 12/20/2013

 



Stephen Cook Played Rachmaninoff on the Ravenscroft 275

Stephen Cook Oracle Piano Society Ravenscroft Pianos

Stephen performed "Picture Rachmaninoff," a show written by Paul Harvey, Jr. This was a fundraising event for the Oracle Piano Society. To find out more information about this nonprofit organization, please visit oraclepianosociety.org
11/30/2013



Cyrus Chestnut and Stefon Harris at Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts Cyrus Chestnut and Stefon Harris Ravenscroft Piano

Cyrus Chestnut's soulful sounds have become a staple in the world jazz community. He was joined by Stefon Harris, one of the planet's preeminent vibraphonists and composers.
05/31/2013



Michael Spreeman and Ravenscroft Pianos at the 2013 PTG WestPAC III Conference

WestPAC III Michael Spreeman Ravenscroft Piano Model 220

Ravenscroft Pianos displayed at the Western and Pacific Regional Conference of the Piano Technicians Guild held in Phoenix this year. Michael Spreeman also taught a voicing class at WestPAC. 03/07/2013 through 03/10/2013



Michael Spreeman presented the Ravenscroft Piano at the 2013 NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA.

NAMM 2013 Michael Spreeman Ravenscroft 275

The new 9' Ravenscroft 275 Titanium piano made its debut at NAMM!

The Ravenscroft 220 was also be on display in partnership with Earthworks High Definition Microphones to demonstrate the PM 40 PianoMic System.

01/24/2013 Through 01/27/2013

2012



Bob Ravenscroft Christmas Concert at Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts Bob Ravenscroft Ravenscroft Piano

Jazz pianist Bob Ravenscroft offered his wonderful Christmas Jazz Experience, performed on the Ravenscroft piano. 12/21/2012




Bob Ravenscroft Performed at Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ

Music Serving the Word Bob Ravenscroft Love Song

“LoveSong” is Bob Ravenscroft's live composition inspired by love songs, jazz standards and poetry, performed on the Ravenscroft piano. 11/25/2012




Denise Donatelli performed at TCA, accompanied by Bill Cunliffe on the Ravenscroft Piano

Tempe Center for the Arts Denise Donatelli Inner Journeys

Critically Acclaimed Jazz Singer Denise Donatelli Celebrated the Launch of 2011 With Two Grammy® Nominations for her 2010 Savant release, When Lights are Low for Best Jazz Vocal Album and pianist/producer/arranger, Geoffrey Keezer for his arrangement of "Don´t Explain" in the Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying a Vocalist category. She has performed with a long list of jazz luminaries and has been featured with the Stan Kenton Alumni Orchestra.
11/16/2012



The Cubans Are Coming! A Latin Revolution in Chamber Music

Tempe Center for the Arts The Cubans Are Coming Ravenscroft

The Orquesta de Cmara Concierto Sur chamber octet from Cienfuegos, Cuba is a rare cultural exchange between the USA and Cuba. This renowned Latin American chamber ensemble was in the United States as part of a Northwest residency exchange and agreed to make a final stop at the Tempe Center for the Arts. They performed with the Orquesta de Camara Concierto Sur, members of the Northwest Sinfonietta of Tacoma, WA.
10/15/2012



Bob Ravenscroft Performs in the Lakeside Room at Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts David Spade Inner Journeys

Bob Ravenscroft presents a creative solo piano experience that offers a peaceful oasis in an otherwise chaotic world. “LoveSong” is a spontaneous live composition inspired by love songs, jazz standards and poetry, performed on a hand crafted Ravenscroft grand piano. 09/25/2012



Lorraine Feather and Shelly Berg perform at the Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts David Spade Inner Journeys

Grammy nominated Jazz vocalist Lorraine Feather and renowned pianist Shelly Berg perform as a duo.
09/28/2012



Ravenscroft Pianos sponsors the 18th Annual Vail Jazz Festival

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort Bill Cunliffe Vail Jazz Foundation

This internationally acclaimed event featured five days and four nights of the world’s greatest jazz musicians including pianists: Bill Cunliffe, Benny Green, Karen Hammack, Tamir Hendelman, and Justin Kauflin. This year's artists had the opportunity to perform on a newly redesigned Model 275. 08/30/2012 through 09/03/2012



Ravenscroft Pianos at the 2012 PTG Convention and Technical Institute

Michael Spreeman Ravenscroft Piano Model 220

A Ravenscroft Model 220 was on display at the Piano Technicians Guild National Convention in Seattle. Michael Spreeman taught classes on Voicing and Damper Regulation. 07/11/2012 through 07/15/2012



Performance With A View - Rice Brothers

Tempe Center for the Arts Rice Brothers Ravenscroft Piano

Pianist Johnny Rice and Cellist Chris Rice performed in the Free TCA series: Performance With A View. 06/19/12



John Proulx Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts John Proulx Ravenscroft Piano

This rising star is the hottest new jazz pianist on the West Coast known for his reminiscent singing style of jazz trumpet legend, Chet Baker. Proulx's most recent album is titled Baker’s Dozen. His band features some of the top session musicians in Los Angeles. 05/25/2012



Performance With A View - Stephen Cook

Tempe Center for the Arts Stephen Cook Ravenscroft Piano

Pianist Stephen Cook performed on the Ravenscroft Model 275 in the free concert series "Performance With A View" at Tempe Center for the Arts. His program "Picturing Ravel" included Ravel’s Sonatine for piano and Gaspard de la Nuit for piano accompanied by poetry from Aloysius Bertrand’s Gothic masterpiece of the same name. A student of luminary pianists Eteri Andjaparidze and Robert Hamilton, Cook recently completed his Doctoral studies at Arizona State University while serving on the piano faculty at Arizona School for the Arts in Phoenix. 05/15/2012



Clairdee Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Clairdee Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

With her lustrous voice and soulful delivery, Clairdee hearkens back to a time when jazz, pop, and rhythm and blues often blended seamlessly together. Combining scene-stealing charisma with heartfelt humility and a sincere belief in the transformative power of music, Clairdee has honed a repertoire of standards set to state of the art arrangements that are equally smart and entertaining. 04/28/2012



Martin Katz Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Martin Katz Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

Martin Katz, dubbed by the New York Times as "the gold standard of accompanists," collaborated with ASU faculty member and acclaimed cellist Thomas Landschoot in an exceptional program for cello and piano. The performance included music by Schumann, Webern, Barber and Prokofiev. 04/15/2012



Conrad Herwig Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Conrad Herwig Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

New York-based jazz trombonist Conrad Herwig is considered one of the world's complete jazz musicians, atop both the performing and jazz educational fields with an abundance of composer and arranger credits, as well. To date, he has released 20 recordings as a leader in addition to contributing to nearly 200 other recording sessions with some of the most notable artists in jazz. Young Sounds of Arizona was founded in 1971 to provide further training, performing opportunities and artistic growth for young Valley musicians ages 14 to 19. 04/13/2012



Eliane Elias Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Elaine Elias Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

Multi-GRAMMY® Award nominee, Brazilian pianist/singer/composer/arranger Eliane Elias is known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style which blends her Brazilian roots, her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive compositional and piano skills. Audience members had the pleasure of hearing Eliane perform live on the Ravenscroft Model 275 at Tempe Center for the Arts. All her recordings went top five on Billboard and top five on the radio charts in the U.S., with many reaching number one. Her 2007 release, Something for You, received the Best Vocal Album of the Year Award in Japan. 03/24/2012



Nicole Pesce Returns

Tempe Center for the Arts Nicole Pesce Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

In case you missed last year's performance, Nicole Pesce performed again at TCA another night of unforgettable night of music and entertainment. Nicole's musical repertoire consists of over 12,000 memorized songs ranging from Chopin to Lady Gaga. Her performances styles include Classical, Jazz, Ragtime, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Broadway, Latin, Oldies, Pop, Opera, Spiritual, Country, Rock, Funk and Hip Hop. 03/23/2012



Sonoran Chamber Music Series

Tempe Center for the Arts

This concert featured performers Stephanie Chase, violin, Thomas Landschoot cello and Doris Stevenson, piano. One of the most respected classical violinists in the world, Stephanie Chase and renowned pianist Doris Stevenson joined ASU cello professor Thomas Landschoot for an afternoon of trios by Beethoven and Ravel. 03/11/2012



PTG Regional Conference

Michael Spreeman taught classes on voicing and grand piano damper regulation at the PTG Western and Pacific Regional Conference in Salt Lake City. 02/22/2012



Benny Green Trio Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Benny Green Ravenscroft Piano

A perpetual student of the history of Jazz piano, Benny Green mentions Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, Hank Jones, Ahmad Jamal, Phineas Newborn, Bud Powell and Oscar Peterson as some of his main influences. His approach to Jazz can be resumed in his own words: "...for myself and a lot of musicians I admire, the main focus is to just swing and have fun, and share those feelings with the audience...and, if I'm able to convey that, then I feel like I'm doing something positive". It was an incredible concert as his return to Tempe Center for the Arts this season on the new Ravenscroft Piano. 02/17/2012



Sonoran Chamber Music Series

Tempe Center for the Arts

Clarinet Trio with Russell Harlow, clarinet, Thomas Landschoot, cello and Robert Moeling, piano. The third concert of the Sonoran Chamber Music Series featured Russell Harlow, one of the nation's premiere solo and chamber music clarinetists, Dutch virtuoso pianist Robert Moeling and Artistic Director Thomas Landschoot. The program in the Gallery of Tempe Center for the Arts included some of the great music for Clarinet Trio and a "Happy Birthday Arizona" surprise! 02/12/2012



Gretchen Parlato Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Gretchen Parlato Ravenscroft Piano

An alumni of the Thelonious Monk Institute, Parlato has been turning heads ever since she won the 2004 Thelonious Monk Institute International Vocal Competition with which she displayed a musical individuality loaded with paradoxical powers. Her sultry, intriguing voice and unique, rhythmically agile phrasing came with inescapable centripetal force; the more intimate and understated she sang, the more she drew listeners in. Since then she has toured worldwide to sold out audiences with BBC Radio proclaiming, "Star over London...A star is born!" 01/27/2012



Ravenscroft Pianos at NAMM

NAMM Ravenscroft Model 220

Of exceptional design from its origin in 2007, the Ravenscroft Model 220 made its debut at the 2012 NAMM Show. Artists, participating members, retailers, and visitors experienced the instrument and met Michael C. Spreeman, creator of the Ravenscroft Collection of Limited Edition pianos. 01/19/2012

2011



Phoenix Boys Choir Christmas Tour

Tempe Center for the Arts Phoenix Boys Choir Ravenscroft Piano

This festive holiday premiere brought the combined Tour and Masters choirs of the Phoenix Boys Choir to the Tempe Center for the Arts and was accompanied by at 9 foot Ravenscroft Piano. The Boys Choir showcased holiday staples and a number of songs featuring the boys playing their English Handbells. 12/23/2011



Spirit of the Season

Herberger Theater Nicole Pesce Jeffrey Hattrick

The Ravenscroft Model 275 visited The Herberger Theater in downtown Phoenix for a holiday concert. Performing on the Ravenscroft Piano was the incredible pianist Nicole Pesce and singer, Jeffrey Hattrick. 12/12/2011



Kathy Kosins with Tamir Hendelman

Tempe Center for the Arts Kathy Kosins Tamir Hendelman

Detroit jazz singer Kathy Kosins was joined with world-renowned jazz pianist, Tamir Hendelman. Kathy is one of Detroit's best-known jazz vocalists, and Tamir, an Israeli jazz artist, is truly an international star. They performed in the intimate Lakeside Room at Tempe Center for the Arts. 11/18/2011



A Tribute to Ray Charles with the ASU Concert Jazz Orchestra

Tempe Center for the Arts Ray Charles ASU Jazz Orchestra

Audience members enjoyed a full-blown, completely swinging tribute to the great Ray Charles, featuring Chicagoʼs top jazzman Perrian Jordan, the three Raelettes, and an 18-piece jazz orchestra. Under the direction of Michael Kocour, ASU jazz orchestra is the premier large ensemble of the Jazz Studies program in the Herberger Institute at ASU. In this ensemble, students study and perform music from the classic big band repertoire, as well as commissioned works, student compositions and recent works by contemporary jazz composers. Performances for the night included original arrangements from the great Ray Charles album, Genius + Soul = Jazz. 10/22/2011



Opening Night with Bob Ravenscroft

Tempe Center for the Arts Bob Ravenscroft Ravenscroft Piano

Performances by The Bob Ravenscroft Trio are always an inspired look at the creation of jazz music by master musicians. This concert opened the next season of Lakeshore Music Concerts at Tempe Center for the Arts. Performers Bob Ravenscroft on piano, Dwight Killian on bass, and Rob Moore on drums comprise this trio. Making its debut at this concert in an official ceremony with the city mayor, was the new custom Ravenscroft Piano designed for the Tempe Center for the Arts. 09/24/2011

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Ravenscroft Pianos sponsors the 17th Annual Vail Jazz Festival

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort Bill Cunliffe Vail Jazz Foundation

This internationally acclaimed event featured five days and four nights of the world’s greatest jazz musicians including pianists: Monty Alexander, Shelly Berg, Bruce Bath, Bill Cunliffe, and Bobby Floyd. Musicians had the pleasure of performing on a Ravenscroft Piano Model 275 for the entire weekend. 08/01/2011



Nicole Pesce Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Nicole Pesce Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

An unforgettable night of music and entertainment. At one point in the evening, Nicole was playing two pianos, three keyboards, and an iPad. Nicole's musical repertoire consists of over 12,000 memorized songs ranging from Chopin to Lady Gaga. Her performances styles include Classical, Jazz, Ragtime, Blues, Boogie Woogie, Broadway, Latin, Oldies, Pop, Opera, Spiritual, Country, Rock, Funk and Hip Hop. 06/24/2011

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Performance With A View

Tempe Center for the Arts Bob Ravenscroft Ravenscroft Piano

Jazz pianist Bob Ravenscroft performed in the Lakeside Room at Tempe Center for the Arts on the handcrafted, custom-made piano that bears his name. This concert left standing room only to experience the spiritual and meditative reverence of Ravenscroft's music. Bob Ravenscroft has performed internationally and throughout the United States for over 20 years with countless fine musicians. 06/04/2011



Spreeman Teaches in Europe

Park Hotel in Münster Michael Spreeman

Michael Spreeman, creator of Ravenscroft Pianos, taught in Germany at the Annual Conference of the Federation of German Piano Makers (Bund Deutscher Klavierbauer) held at the Park Hotel in Münster. He was well received and so was his class on the Ravenscroft Piano. 06/01/2011



Keys for Charity

Keys for Charity Evan Pensis Kristen Smith

Evan Pensis, age 17, is raising money for the Japan Earthquake Relief Fund through Citizen Effect, a non-profit organization that helps people launch small-scale philanthropic projects. Evan has been performing his charity concert all over the greater Phoenix valley and one performance was held at the Ravenscroft Pianos showroom in Scottsdale. Joining Evan was fellow pianist and friend, Kristen Smith. Works performed were Beethoven, Chopin, Brahms, Debussy, and more. 05/21/2011



Christian Jacob Trio Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Ravenscroft Piano

Jazz pianist, Christian Jacob performed on a Ravenscroft 275 with his trio; Trey Henry on bass and drummer, Ray Brinker. This band has been Tierney Sutton's core road band for more than 15 years, but it's also Christian's touring group in Europe and Asia. Christian Jacob, a Frenchman, is one of the finest jazz pianists in the world and rarely tours. 05/20/2011



Sonoran Quartet Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Sonoran Quartet Ravenscroft Piano

Performing quartets by Schumann, Mozart and Brahms, this quartet is comprised of cellist Thomas Landschoot, violinist Jonathon Swartz, violist Nancy Buck and pianist Russel Ryan. Joining this group for the concert was a Ravenscroft Model 275 in the new setting of the TCA Gallery. The piano and group were well received in this intimate space. 03/27/2011



PTG Regional Conference

Michael Spreeman of Spreeman Piano Innovations taught a class at PTG Western and Pacific Regional Conference. The class was an overview of Voicing the Renner Blue Point Hammer.
03/03/2011



Bob Ravenscroft Performs

Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ Bob Ravenscroft Ravenscroft Piano

Bob Ravenscroft performed live at Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ as part of a free weekly jazz concert put on by Sacred Grounds. The latest Ravenscroft Model 220 was brought in for the concert and featured performances by other jazz pianists Russ Schmidt, Nick Manson, Mike Kocour, and a special appearance by Chuck Marohnic. 03/03/2011



Lorraine Feather and Shelly Berg Perform

Tempe Center for the Arts Lorraine Feather Shelly Berg

Jazz vocalist Lorraine Feather is the daughter of Leonard Feather, the late jazz writer. She is a gifted lyricist, and is known for her full-bodied, traditional vocal style. Shelly Berg is one of the most notable jazz pianists on the scene today, and he's the Dean of Music at the University of Miami. Shelly is known for his collaborations with jazz vocalists. He has performed, recorded and arranged for Patti Austin, Nancy Wilson, Bobby McFerrin, Kurt Elling, Dionne Warwick, Tierney Sutton and others. This incredible duo performed with a Ravenscroft 275 for the evening's concert at TCA. 02/18/2011



The John Proulx Quartet Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts John Proulx Ravenscroft Piano

This rising star is the hottest new jazz pianist on the West Coast known for his reminiscent singing style of jazz trumpet legend, Chet Baker. Proulx's most recent album is titled Baker’s Dozen. His band features some of the top session musicians in Los Angeles. 01/21/2011

2010



Dmitri Matheny's "Santa's Got a Brand New Bag Holiday Jazz Party"

Tempe Center for the Arts Dmitri Matheny Ravenscroft Piano

Celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American musician Dmitri Matheny, "the first breakthrough flugelhornist since Chuck Mangione”" (San Jose Mercury News), has been voted "Best New Artist" in the JazzIz Readers Poll and "Talent Deserving Wider Recognition" in the Downbeat International Critics Poll.12/18/2010



Inner Journeys Performs

Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ Inner Journeys Trio Ravenscroft Piano

This local trio performed at Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ as part of a free weekly concert put on by the church. The latest Ravenscroft Model 220 was brought in for the multimedia concert. Members of the trio include: Bob Ravenscroft, Dwight Killian, and Rob Moore. 12/16/2010



Donna Marie Hartley performs

North Scottsdale United Methodist Church Donna Marie Hartley Ravenscroft Piano

Donna Marie Hartley, a child prodigy, the youngest student ever accepted into the Eastman School of Music, and a "George Eastman Scholar", performed a variety of music by Gershwin, Liszt, Debussy and others. This free concert was performed and recorded on a Ravenscroft Piano at the North Scottsdale United Methodist Church. 11/14/2010

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Karrin Allyson & the ASU Big Band performs

Tempe Center for the Arts KarrinAlyson Michael Kocour

Two-time Grammy Award nominated artist Karrin Alyson has been winning over fans and critics alike, and she has been doing so just about everywhere jazz can be heard or seen since 1992. She was accompanied by Michael Kocour on a Ravenscroft Model 275 along with the ASU Big Band for the evening of stellar music. 10/30/2010



Bob Ravenscroft Trio Performs

Ravenscroft Piano

The trio perfromed at the Kerr Cultural Center in Scottsdale for the Jazz in AZ concert series. The latest Ravenscroft Model 220 brought in for this concert was well received by the audience. 10/06/2010



Benny Green Trio Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Benny Green Ravenscroft Piano

The trio performed in the Lakeside room of Tempe Center for the Arts on a Ravenscroft 275. 09/24/2010

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The Bob Ravenscroft Trio Performs

Tempe Center for the Arts Bob Ravenscroft Trio Ravenscroft Piano

The trio performed with the recently purchased Ravenscroft Model 275 by Tempe Center for the Arts. 09/10/2010

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Ravenscroft Pianos at the 16th Annual Vail Jazz Festival

Vail Marriott Mountain Resort Ann Hampton Callaway Vail Jazz Foundation

This internationally acclaimed event featured five days and nights of the world's greatest jazz musicians including pianists: Tamir Hendelman, Ted Rosenthal, Ann Hampton Callaway, and Bill Cunliffe’s Multimedia Salute to Oscar Peterson. Musicians had the pleasure of performing on a Ravenscroft Piano Model 275 for the entire weekend. 09/02/2010



Ravenscroft Pianos at the 2010 PTG Convention and Technical Institute

Michael Spreeman Ravenscroft Piano Model 220

A Ravenscroft Model 220 was displayed at Bally’s Resort & Casino in Las Vegas during the National PTG Conference. The newest Ravenscroft piano was available for the public to experience firsthand. 06/26/2010



Ravenscroft Pianos the official piano for Tempe Center for the Arts

Tempe Center for the Arts Brian Bromberg Ravenscroft Piano at TCA

A Ravenscroft Model 275 was presented to Tempe Center for the Arts June 19, 2010. The inaugural concert featured bassist, composer, and producer Brian Bromberg. 06/19/2010

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Ravenscroft Pianos at the 33rd Annual Paradise Valley Jazz Party

Ravenscroft Piano

Renowned Jazz pianists Shelly Berg, Tamir Hendelman, Gerald Clayton, Renee Rosnes, Mike Kocour and others performed over 16 hours on a Ravenscroft Contemporary Model 275. This exclusive event was held at the Embassy suites in Paradise Valley, AZ. 05/01/2010

2009



Ravenscroft Pianos at the "Knock Out Parkinson Jazz and Blues Festival"

Scottsdale Plaza Resort Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Sauter Rondo

This was the third annual benefit for the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix. Five groups of musicians performed on a Ravenscroft Model 220 at the Scottsdale Plaza Resort. Performers included: Joe Garcia and Friends, Nuance Music with Devon Bridgewater and Friends, The Vicki McDermitt Quartet, jazz experience Dennis Rowland, and Inner Journeys featuring Bob Ravenscroft. 11/01/2009



Annual Friends of Tempe Center for the Arts Gala

Tempe Center for the Arts David Spade Inner Journeys

David Spade entertained this year's gala which included an elegant reception, sit-down dinner and jazz performances with the Bob Ravenscroft Trio. The trio performed on a Ravenscroft Model 275 in the main reception area overlooking tempe town lake. The sound and look of the Ravenscroft piano was well received by patrons of the arts attending that night. 09/12/2009



Piano travels 2,000 miles

Piano Technicians Guild Ravenscroft Piano

A Ravenscroft model 275 was on display at the National Piano Technicians Guild convention in Grand Rapids, Michigan July 15 – 19. The piano was available for the general public to play and experience. 07/15/2009

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Inner Journeys Celebrates Bill Evans

Arizona State University School of Music Inner Journeys Mike Kocour

Performers Bob Ravenscroft, Michael Kocour, Dwight Kilian, Rob Moore, and ASU Jazz Combos paid homage to this giant of jazz piano in a multimedia program that surveyed music from his entire career. A Ravenscroft Model 275 Contemporary was the featured instrument on stage in the Evelyn Smith Music Theater at ASU's School of Music. 03/16/2009



Concert of Soloists

Arizona State University Gammage Auditorium Mauricio Arias Arizona State University Symphony Orchestra

Pianist Mauricio Arias with the ASU Symphony Orchestra and conductor Brian St. John, performed the first movement of Chopin's second piano concerto at ASU Gammage. Other works on the program included Respighi's Pines of Rome and Britten's Soirees Musicales. A Ravenscroft Model 275 was the featured piano for the concert soloist. 02/18/2009

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2008



"Believe, A Concert For Life"

Chevy Chase Roger Kellaway Yongmei Hu

This Fullness of Life Foundation benefit concert took place at The Orpheum Theater, in Phoenix, Arizona. Performances on the model 275 included artists Chevy Chase, Roger Kellaway and Yongmei Hu accompanied by the Scottsdale Symphony Orchestra. 10/25/2008



"A Celebration of Bill Evans"

Kerr Center Bob Ravenscroft Michael Spreeman and Bob Ravenscroft

Performed by Bob Ravenscroft, this concert launched the Jazz in AZ-Kerr season for '08-'09. 10/05/2008



Ravenscroft Model 275 featured at National PTG Convention

This all day class highlighted: The Ravenscroft Piano overview, Action Designing in CAD, and Interrelationship between the Soundboard and Scale Design. 06/18/2008



"The Mind and Music of Leonard Bernstein"

Richard Kogan Richard Kogan Richard Kogan

This performance was presented by Dr. Richard Kogan at the Phoenix Art Museum, on a Ravenscroft Model 220. Dr. Kogan is a Juilliard trained concert pianist and a Harvard trained psychiatrist. 02/11/2008

2007



Spreeman Piano Innovations, LLC at National PTG Convention

The custom piano builder is invited to exhibit the Ravenscroft piano in the Manufacturers' Showcase of the 2007 Piano Technician Guild's Institutional Convention. Other manufacturers featured were Baldwin, Bechstein, Bösendorfer, Fazioli, Fandrich, Sauter, Schimmel, Steinway, and Yamaha. 06/20/2007

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2006



Ravenscroft 220 Debut

Armand Boatman Bob Ravenscroft Andy Margolis

The Ravenscroft 220 debuts at Jazz in AZ concert with performers: Armand Boatman, Bob Ravenscroft, Andy Margolis and Charles Lewis. 12/03/2006



The first Ravenscroft Model 220

Bob Ravenscroft plays the first Model 220 Ravenscroft piano. 11/16/2006

2005



Michael visits Germany

Michael Spreeman visits Germany to establish relationship with Carl Sauter Pianofortemanufaktur. 12/09/2005




               

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