• Jonathan Paul Cambry


    This is classically trained pianist of multiple types of music, graphic designer, producer and music instructor

    Jonathan Cambry


    “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

  • Biography

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    Jonathan Paul Cambry is a classically trained pianist, graphic designer, freelance music instructor of multiple forms of music 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 which you can see in this website gallery. Cambry is also one of the most notable Americans of Haitian descent and in project Sonatasia(video) 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.

  • Videos

    There are more videos featuring Jonathan Cambry which can be shown on his YouTube channel with nickname PianoPlaya123

    Jonathan Cambry plays "Scherzo No. 1" by Frederic Chopin

    One of Cambry's favorite pieces composed by Frederic Chopin, played at Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University in Chicago

    Jonathan Cambry's original work "Music Theory"

    This is Cambry's original work "Music Theory" he composed as PianoPlaya with a friend

    Jonathan Cambry performs "La Campanella(The Little Bell)" by Franz Liszt LIVE in 2011

    One of Cambry's favorite pieces composed by Franz Liszt, performed live in California

    Jonathan Cambry performs "Funérailles" by Franz Liszt LIVE in 2012

    One of Cambry's favorite pieces composed by Franz Liszt, performed live at St. John Cantius in Chicago

    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 home in Chicago

    Jonathan Cambry plays Sergei Rachmaninoff's Piano Concerto no. 2 with himself

    This is Cambry playing the beginning excerpt of Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto no. 2 produced by himself

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