~ Biography ~
Jeanette Alexander is an Award-winning composer/pianist and recording artist from the Seattle area, and she now lives in San Diego, CA. She has three CDs to her name and her lovely compositions have been featured in commercials, films, radio, as well as the airlines. She began her own record label, Creative Muse Productions, in 1998 with the release of her first CD, Still Point, and has found national and international distribution, as well as licensing in Japan, Korea, and other Asian countries with her subsequent releases.

Jeanette composes music that takes the listener on a spiritual journey. Her piano style is soulful, heartfelt, emotional, tranquil and spirited. "I find that I naturally write music that touches the inner quiet of a person. It touches their heart, their hopes, and that quiet place, that Stillpoint, we all have."

Her CDs, Walk in the Sun, Open Sky, and Still Point are national and international best sellers in Asia, as well at many retail stores, and across the USA including yoga centers, spiritual retreats, and massage centers.

Music from her Still Point album is featured in the award-winning documentary "With Honors Denied" which was shown at the Tribeca Film Festival in May 2003 in New York City. The film has also won numerous awards including a showing at the Maui Film Festival, and won Best Documentary Short at the Palm Springs Film Festival 2003 and at Newport Beach Film Festival in 2004.

Her CD Open Sky was chosen as FIRST PLACE #1 Award Winner for Best Instrumental Album at the Just Plain Folks Awards 2002 in Los Angeles . The song Setting Sail was chosen FIRST PLACE #1 Award Winner for Best Instrumental Song from the same album.

She has international distribution through New Leaf & by special request through Music Design and her CDs are available through www.amazon.com and www.cdbaby.com as well as on this website. Her music has been featured on Japan Airlines, and Delta airlines and is now being distributed in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and other foreign countries.

All her CDs involved several talented local Northwest musicians including Geoffrey Castle, producer and violinist (www.geoffreycastlemusic.com), Grammy Award Winners Eric Tingstad & Nancy Rumbel, Ben Smith on percussion, Garey Shelton, on bass, Traci Hoveskeland on cello (from Bottom Line Duo www.BottomLineDuo.com) and Andre Feriante on classical guitar (www.andreferiante.com)

Originally from New York City, Jeanette began to compose music in the 80 s and began to develop what is uniquely her own style of music. "The kind of music I write is a reaction, I think, to the hectic lifestyle that is so much a part of New York City . In New York, there is so much noise." Her influences are those of David Lanz, Yanni, George Winson, Suzanne Cianni, Will Ackerman, Jim Brickman, and Narada Artists Eric Tingstad and Nancy Rumbel.

Jeanette performs in and around the San Diego area to promote her music and CD while also promoting her music for use in film and commercials. She is available for corporate events, festivals, wedding ceremonies, and other special events. She performs at events either solo, or as a duo with a violinist and also as a trio with other musicians, on cello and percussion. She can bring along her own keyboard and portable sound system, if necessary.


 
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