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Join us on April 28th at 7:00 PM for a truly unique concert experience Nathan Jensen will be performing on and dismantling a Steinway Model D Grand piano.

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Trovadoro in concert

Mar 14, 2018

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Cuban Son (pronounced 'sone' like 'tone') is rooted in the acoustic dance music of Cuba. TROVADORO brings together the Pacific Northwest's finest players of Cuban Son music to perform original compositions in traditional styles. Like Cuban troubadours new and old, TROVADORO evokes deep currents of the human heart and soul with strings, percussion and song. So let's travel on a musical path of innovative and authentic notes of life on La Isla de Cuba. Guided by Kiki Valera, Santiago de Cuba's master of the Cuban Cuatro, TROVADORO features Justin Maggart on lead vocals & maracas, Javier Marú on guitar & vocals, and Steve Smith on bongos & bell. Visit www.trovadoro.com for music, videos and more about the group.

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Join solo piano artists Philip Wesley, Doug Hammer & Rachel Currea live in concert for an intimate and memorable evening of music and stories behind their songs. $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Get your advance tickets here now and save! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/philip-wesley-doug-hammer-rachel-currea-live-in-seattle-wa-tickets-42636938230

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Lambros in Concert

Feb 27, 2018

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Our incredible local talent and friend is back on stage, offering yet another outstanding performance of virtuosity and skill. Playing very difficult repertoire flawlessly and also full of emotion, his performances are a must-see experience- worthy of any international stage. Lambros Lambrou, piano Rachmaninov Preludes Op. 23 No 2,5,7 (8 & 9 if requested) Rachmaninov Etudes Op. 39 - all

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Thanks LaVon Hardison

Feb 06, 2018

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We began the 2018 season, on January 20, with the music and joy of The LaVon Hardison Quartet. The new year instinctively suggests hope and resolve in our lives. The repertoire of LaVon Hardison was by all accounts “in the pocket”. Thanks! LaVon Hardison/vocals, Eric Verlinde/piano, Jeff Busch/drums, Dean Schmidt/bass http://lavonhardison.com/music/

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For almost a century, FIVE WORDS, in our opinion, defined an industry. The industry is: RADIO. The 5 words: "ON AIR” and “TIME NOW…. FOR __! Every station had the sign either on the stage or outside the broadcast control room that showed: "ON AIR”. The microphone was either on stage or in the control room and was used to say: “TIME NOW…FOR___!” Folks sat on kitchen chairs/family sofas/most children reclined on a rug, carpet or bare floor supported by elbows along with curled fingers to the cheek. The Radio Enthusiasts of Puget Sound (REPS) pays homage to this living icon, at our Saturday gig, on February 17th; along with talented thespians with scripts in hand and supported by authentic sound effects. Wait; there's more: Musical accompaniment by Bob Hammer/piano + Bernie Jacobs/vocal/flute/sax

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Time now... for us to segue from the season of comfort and joy (candy canes/dreidels) to a new year of music and joy. On January 20th, 2018 JazzUnlimited/Stage7Pianos are pleased to present: The LaVon Hardison Quartet. Various genres are well served by the vocalist, LaVon Hardison. LaVon riffs the essence of Ella, as well as, the hallelujahs of Handel. The quartet personnel are: LaVon Hardison/vocals, Eric Verlinde/piano, Jeff Busch/drums, Dean Schmidt/bass.

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Join us on Nov 18th as Jazz Unlimited presents The Yoginis Indian Jazz Project. They deliver exciting, fresh sounds fusing Indian Classical, Jazz, and Latin influences. Founded by Pianist Yogi McCaw, The Yoginis Indian Jazz Project has performed in India in conjunction with the Ministrty of Culture, and here at the Flavors of India and Anandamela, the top regional festivals of Indian Culture. Their music has appeared in the acclaimed film Dalai Lama Renaissance featuring His Holiness, and the song Basant Blue placed top 10 in the WOMEX International Songwriting contest. The band personnel for this gig are: Yogi McCaw/keyboard + Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee/sitar + Bob Antolin/woodwinds + Tor Dietrichson/tabla.

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We had the pleasure of hosting Beija Flor with Samia Panni. It was an evening of great Brazilian music, informative stories and insights of 30 years of Raizes, There were good vibrations from our audience seated and dancing, as well. Here are some photos from the gig including a link to a video

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Lines of Blue Composed and performed by E. D. Faulkin

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Jazz Unlimited@Stage7Pianos presents the Maggie Laird Quartet on September 30 at 7:30 pm, $15 cash cover. Maggie Laird blends her musical and theatrical skills to Kurt Weill gems (Mack the Knife, The September Song, Speak Low, Lonely House, etc.) along with other colorful, falling leaf jazz standards, as well as Maggie's originals. "Maggie Laird is one of the most talented cabaret performers Philadelphia has been lucky enough to see in recent years. With her impeccable musical abilities and uniquely quirky presence, she fills the stage with humor, drama, and magic. There couldn't be a better combination than Laird and Kurt Weill, and she understands the work--its humor, its pathos, and its pure musical magic--better than any performer I've seen." -Rich Rubin, Quince Productions

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Jon Lovepike is an American/Ukrainian artist. You can view his work at lovepike.com

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Our customer upgraded their piano, and they were not able to find a new home for their old piano. This is what a piano looks like in a pile. 

TESTIMONIALS

  • Kenn, you are running a great business and I am proud to be a part of it. I love that you care for the family and the piano after the sale. I feel cared for and valued as a customer.
    You have made this a pressure free experience for us. Payment, loaning the moving equipment and following up about everything going well.
    Thank you!!
    – Mike T.
  • Kenn, Thank you very much. I appreciate your help and time and cooperation. Stage 7 came highly recommended to us and I am thankful for your help. Getting all of this insurance mess wrapped up has been a challenge.
    – Douglas
  • I feel as if a new friend has just entered my life....a beautiful Young Chang piano from Stage 7. After 50 years without a piano, I immediately fell in love with the sound and beauty of the piano and the expertise of the staff at Stage 7 helped me cement my decision. They refinished the bench, tuned the piano and made sure that I was connected with an outstanding piano mover who carefully negotiated a few tight left turns to get my piano into its new home.
    Starting piano lessons again after so many years is a joy....and sitting down to "practice" fills a place that was missing in my soul. And my family has adopted Young Chang and my son and granddaughter sit down to play each time they visit....bringing extra smiles and warmth to my home.
    Thank you, Kenn and staff, for answering all my questions and for helping me choose a new best friend.
    – Deborah C.
  • Thank you all again. Truly this is a dream come true. I can assure you the piano will be a cherished instrument. Thanks for the care you clearly give all the pianos!
    I think I played the piano for about six hours on Saturday! My husband is totally enjoying listening to me play again (even with all the wrong notes and crazy tempos) and my daughter is interested in learning. Believe me, this piano could not have a more adoring family! And my granddaughters just cannot wait to play it! I just referred someone to Stage 7!
    Thanks again!!!
    – Deb J.
  • Testimonial from tuning Bosendorfer grand for concert pianist in Seattle:
    It was a great pleasure for me when I played my piano extensively yesterday later in the day after the piano was tuned. I felt great benefit from the clarity of the sound and liked and enjoyed it very much. So did my wife too when she played - and she has excellent hearing. Thank you dearly!
    – Hartwig E.
  • Kenn helped me look at and assess a used Steinway B piano that I purchased for a venue in Seattle, The Royal Room. Kenn was honest, helpful, and very easy to work with. The piano has worked out great, the performers love it, and we have been very happy.
    – Wayne H.
  • I have used Kenn’s piano tuning services since 2001. ... I found his knowledge of pianos extensive and have continued to call on him over the years. ... Kenn is always prompt, courteous and very kind to my old and temperamental piano. I recommend him to anyone who is looking for a tuner.
    – Kerry D.
  • We were extremely pleased with the piano tuning and repairs that Kenn provided. He is very professional, skilled, and personable. His prices were very reasonable for the amount of time and effort he provided (which was a lot). We highly recommend Kenn!
    – The Knickrehm Rich Family
  • Stage 7 provides the finest concert grand in the area for our studio recitals. Kenn and his staff are most professional. At every recital, they give us the warm reception, wonderful service and make us all feel like home.
    – Yunbo C.
  • As a music teacher, I've really loved working with the Stage 7 staff as they've been very helpful with hosting recital space for our group. Parents and students have loved the selection of pianos and also their beautiful space!
    – Jonathan and Christine M.
  • Just as buying our piano was a big decision, so was selling it. I had no idea where to start, but decided to send Stage 7 an email. I received a prompt, honest, and very helpful response from Kenn Wildes. He gave me current market information that proved to be 100% accurate regarding selling the piano on my own. As a result, I later consigned my piano to Stage 7 and it sold very quickly. Couldn’t have asked for a better consignment experience!
    – Carl B.
  • My name is Kim B and I'm a piano teacher in the Kirkland area. I've used Stage 7 Pianos numerous times for my piano recitals. The staff is always so helpful and flexible to work with. The acoustics sound fantastic for performances and my students have an extra bonus by being able to play on world class concert grand pianos! Looking forward to using this special venue for many years to come.
    – Kim B.

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This 1915 gorgeous unique walnut Steinway Model O has been refinished in November 2014 with a perfect Steinway style finish, including recently restrung with all new strings, hammers, and keytops.

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We are located right across from Ford of Kirkland and KFC. 

12037 124th Ave NE
Kirkland WA 98034
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