"The rendering of the songs you play are each fantastic! You are very talented. What a great find! My husband and I love your music! ~ Chris, West Bloomfield, MI"



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Thanks very much for visiting PianoFavorites.com. Welcome!

If you're a fan of relaxing solo piano music, you've come to the right place. I hope you'll take a minute to look - and listen - around the site.

Whether you're interested in Christmas music, Broadway show tunes, movie melodies, love songs or inspirational music, we've developed this site to make it as simple as possible to find exactly what you're looking for. In addition to CDs, downloads and free song clips, you'll also find more information about me, details about upcoming performances, how to join my fan club, and retail locations in your area that carry my music.

Thanks again for stopping by. I hope you'll check back often, and please don't hesitate to drop me a note anytime at jim@pianofavorites.com.


Announcing the latest album from International Steinway Artist, Jim McDonough, entitled 'Tis the Season. This brand-new release is filled with solo piano arrangements of fourteen holiday favorites, not found on any of Jim's previous Christmas albums, all performed in his signature solo piano style.

“By now, the secret’s out…I love the holiday season!" said Jim. "I had so much fun putting this collection together, and I hope it becomes part of the soundtrack of your holidays this year...and for years to come.”

For more information, click here.


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Celebrate the holiday season in style by attending “Holiday Grande 2019,” a dazzling, all-new stage production featuring International Steinway Artist, Jim McDonough. Jim will be joined by his professional 14-piece orchestra and a cast of sensational singers and dancers performing your favorite Christmas music and other all-time favorites. This awe-inspiring event is a grand combination of beautiful music, spectacular sets and costumes, and the true spirit of the season.

Mark your calendar and make plans now to attend "Holiday Grande 2019"... The GRANDEST event of the season! For tour dates and cities, click here.

Absolutely Extraordinary…You will be Amazed!
~ KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, IA

A ‘Best Bet’
~ The Register, Des Moines, IA

Truly a Great and Wonderful Show!
~ Telegraph Herald, Dubuque, IA

Wow! What a Wonderful Artist!
~ KCCI-TV, Des Moines, IA

...A Holiday Sensation!
~ The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, IA


Legendary piano maker, Steinway & Sons, names Jim McDonough to its worldwide artist roster. From classical pianists like Lang Lang, to jazz stars like Diana Krall and Harry Connick Jr., to pop icons like Billy Joel, to "immortals" like Irving Berlin and Cole Porter; as a Steinway Artist, McDonough joins an exclusive international list of the most accomplished and discriminating performing artists.