Jonathan Paul Cambry
This is classically trained concert pianist, graphic designer, producer and music instructor
“You cannot teach passion but you can give that person enough knowledge of the techniques and other ways to think about the music itself to make passion attainable early for the student”
Cambry plays "Une barque sur l'ocean" by Maurice Ravel
Jonathan Paul Cambry at home in Chicago playing one of his favorite pieces composed by Maurice Ravel
Cambry plays "Moment Musical No. 4" by Sergei Rachmaninoff
Jonathan Paul Cambry at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University in Chicago playing one of his favorite pieces composed by Sergei Rachmaninoff
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Jonathan Paul Cambry is a classically trained concert pianist, graphic designer, freelance music instructor from the southside of Chicago who attended the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools and has been playing piano and performing piano since the age of 3. He was featured on YouTube with his playing of Chopin and Rachmaninoff, then had performances in Europe, Asia and all over the United States most notably the Chicago Symphony Center in 2012. Cambry is one of the notable pianists featured on Alexander Scriabin's Wikipedia page and also among the list with the greatest classical pianists of all time on the site with the piece performing Funérailles by Franz Liszt. Cambry is also of Haitian Descent and in project Sonatasia helped raised a fund for those in Haiti who suffered from an earthquake that damaged the nation. He now also uses his talents to also teach students of all ages and all skill level (not currently new students), graphic design folders with mostly Adobe software for students to keep up with their work which are created based on students interests, work with other artists on classical and contemporary music like R&B and hip-hop using his two pianos one acoustic/regular and one electronic/digital and up-to-date software such as Logic Pro and others. His now interests include playing, improvising and teaching all genres of music. Just for fun in Chicago, Cambry's personal interests include many sports as well! Cambry believes that learning the piano is the greatest start to doing music of all forms and help with other abilities.
"Music Theory" composed by Jonathan Cambry a.k.a. PianoPlaya
One of Cambry's first contemporary songs, "Music Theory"
Jonathan Cambry plays "Etude op. 42 no. 5" by Alexander Scriabin
One of Cambry's favorite pieces, composed by Alexander Scriabin, played and recorded at StudioChicago
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