Jersey City sanitation workers were about to haul away this piano in the Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, before being told Mayor Steven Fulop had donated it for the public. (Credit: Karl Sison; used by permission)

Garbage Haulers Almost Throw Away Piano Donated By Jersey City Mayor

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop set up a piano this week in the new Newark Avenue pedestrian plaza, but it almost ended up getting hauled away by the garbage men.


Brooklyn Bridge Piano

Grand Piano Found In East River Under Brooklyn Bridge

New Yorkers were mystified Friday about how a grand piano ended in of the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge.


Joey Alexander

10-Year-Old Piano Prodigy From Indonesia Takes New York By Storm

Joey Alexander is only 10 years old, but he has musical talent well beyond his years.


The world record for Largest Keyboard Ensemble is broken in Greenwich Village - June 21, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Record Set In Greenwich Village For Largest Keyboard Ensemble

A total of 175 people, both professional and amateur, tickled the electronic ivories


Van Cliburn receives the National Medal of Arts from President Barack Obama - March 2, 2011 (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

American Classical Pianist Van Cliburn Dies At 78

Van Cliburn, the internationally celebrated pianist whose triumph at a 1958 Moscow competition helped thaw the Cold War and launched a spectacular career that made him the rare classical musician to enjoy rock-star status, died Wednesday.


Dave Brubeck at the Kennedy Center Honors - Dec. 6, 2009 (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Jazz Pioneer Dave Brubeck Dies At 91

Russell Gloyd, Brubeck’s manager, says he died Wednesday morning of heart failure, after being stricken while on his way to a cardiology appointment with his son. He would have turned 92 on Thursday.


Dotan Negrin and Brando (credit: CBS 2)

Piano Man: Struggling Actor Takes To Music In Tough Economy

One man’s way of coping with the economic situation is music to a lot of people’s ears. Struggling actor Dotan Negrin turned to ticking the ivories to make a living.


Mark Miller (credit: PianoWeb.com)

Piano Teacher Sends Lessons From Chicago To Long Island, And Beyond

Have you ever thought about learning to play the piano, but just don’t have the time to get to a lesson every week? There’s one teacher who says you don’t even have to leave your house, and neither does he.


Piano exhibit at MOMA

Upside Down Piano Performers Dazzle At MOMA

Standing in a hole carved in the center of a piano, Evan Shinners reaches over the top playing from above and using his feet to push the instrument across floors. It’s not a joke. It’s the latest exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art.


Nutcracker Figures - File / Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

It Wouldn’t Be The Holidays Without ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s unmistakable – the Sugarplum Fairy’s solo in Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet.