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Marilynn Seits: Bio

Marilynn Seits - Jazz Pianist, Teacher, Composer...

Artist’s Bio:

Jazz pianist Marilynn Seits moved from New York City to Asheville, NC almost 3 years ago and is available for big band and small ensemble work as well as solo piano performances.  Has an electric keyboard, complete sound system & car. Formerly played at Indian Road Cafe in NYC and entertained on the piano in several hotels and clubs in the NYC Metro area.   Currently teaching jazz piano to adult students.  •  Released ten CD’s (both jazz & New Age music) on the CMR Records label and composed most of the music on the CDs. • Played in many big band in S. Florida, sight reading charts for shows at the Coral Springs Performing Arts Center and other venues.  • 

Marilynn Seits - Piano & Voice Lessons...

Marilynn has a BS in Music Education from the U of Illinois, Champaign, Il. She currently has some adult jazz piano students in Asheville and when she was in NYC, she gave jazz vocal workshops, taught piano & voice for all ages at the Music School of Westchester in New Rochelle, Music & Movement at Silver Spoons Pre-K in the Bronx, at Gan Miriam in the Bronx and at several Music Together Centers in Manhattan. 

Marilynn Seits - Vocal Coaching...

Marilynn works with vocalists on breathing techniques, phrasing of the music, singing in the correct key, making your song list and finding the types of songs that work best for your voice. All ages.

Marilynn Seits - Church Organist...

Marilynn has been playing the piano for Sunday Services at First Christian Church of Asheville for one year now and was the organist at St Paul's Episcopal Church in Edneyville before that. In New York, she was the organist & music minister at St Peter's Episcopal Church in Port Chester, NY and also played at St Gabriel's in the Bronx and St Mary's in Brooklyn Heights. 

Marilynn Seits - Music for Special Events...

Marilynn has performed for the Christmas Candlelight and the Spring Blooms Festival at Biltmore for two years now. She has also given jazz concerts with bassist Sean McAusland at the Asheville Art Museum, the AAPF Fall Concert, for the Asheville Symphony Gala and at THE BLOCK off biltmore on jazz nights. 

She has also been presenting monthly music programs in Asheville for two years now at for seniors at Bella Vista, Deerfield Retirement Community, Arbor Terrace and Givens Estates. In New York City she also performed regularly at the Riverdale Y, Willow Towers, Meadowview and The Classic in Riverdale.

Also in New York City, Marilynn played regularly in Peacock Alley at the Waldorf Astoria and for various parties and events in the Plaza, St Moritz and Intercontinental Hotels.

In Florida, Marilynn's band The Vibrations Jazz Ensemble played at Sunfest on Flagler Drive, Music on the Avenue in Lake Worth and in City Place in West Palm Beach. 

Marilynn Seits - Vocal and/or Piano Demo Recordings

I currently have a small studio in my home and use Logic Pro for recording, digital editing and setting up and printing sheet music and lead sheets. I have a 7' Bosendorfer grand piano and an 88 weighted key Yamaha MIDI keyboard for recording and can do vocal and/or piano demo recordings for clients in my home. I have Neuman mics and digital effects processors and can print one CD at a time. Previously in West Palm Beach I had a 48 track full service studio.

Sean McAusland - Cyban Productions

SEAN MCAUSLAND - graphics & audio engineering Sean McAusland was an art major at the U of Vermont and has done original art work and designed the layout for all of the CDs on the CMR Records label as well as several designs for CMR Studios clients. He has also done the graphics for all of the promotional materials such as post cards, catalogs and ads for the company. In addition, as an audio engineer, he has engineered and done mixing and digital editing for dozens of projects at Creative Music Recordings. You can see examples of all of his engineering and art work on the web site at www.cmrrecords.com. Today, Sean lives in Asheville, NC where he has an art and recording studio in his home. He is available to do CD album graphics, web design, digital audio recording, mixing and editing. He is also available for location recordings and DJ work in the Asheville area.