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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.

08/22/2014

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.

05/30/2014

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.

05/07/2014

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

06/21/2013

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.

02/27/2013

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.

12/05/2012

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.

10/25/2012

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.

09/06/2012

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.

01/06/2011

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.

12/17/2010