Reiman, who has been enjoying piano since he was six and is primarily self-trained, composes instrumental music for the piano that he describes as up to date classical – although he famous that these conversant in it say that, as a result of he isn’t classically skilled, he’s typically extra revolutionary.
“It’s slightly exterior the field,” he stated, including that it’s inspirational and even sounds a bit new age.
Reiman’s first album, North Maple Street, was launched in September 2018. His second, A Glimpse of Grace, was launched in September and he had a launch celebration in New York final month with colleagues additionally reside streaming in from Montreal and Toronto. Whereas the songs are primarily instrumental, there are some woodwinds and strings on the second album, plus one tune with lyrics that he shocked his spouse with at their wedding ceremony 20 years in the past. The album is on the market on Amazon, Spotify, and Apple and “in every single place” you may obtain music, he stated.
Reiman has been composing music since he was a toddler and says among the songs on the second album have been with him for 40 years. He composed the primary one in highschool, and stated, “I do it as a result of I’m compelled. I don’t have a alternative. It’s actually that straightforward.”
He’s at all times discovered pianos wherever he’s gone – at college, college, and even in airport lounges. However, when the pandemic started and he was working from dwelling, he had a piano keyboard close to his laptop monitor, so may take breaks and noodle on it.