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  Soma Center    
available for rental


Great for rehearsals, small intimate performance, fitness classes, personal training, therapy groups, discussion groups, and much more! Daily and hourly rates available.  
Also small private treatment room available hourly.

If interested, please call Bobbie at 732-777-9642 x 4
Come grow with us!!!!


Embodied Meditation for Women CD for sale  
with music by John Bianculli 

 Bobbie Ellis, Director of Soma Center


       Reframing Classical Music

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The New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra is committed to providing intimate and innovative concerts in central N.J.
They always have exciting plans for the future, so be sure to join their mailing list and be amongst the first to discover what they are planning. 




John Bianculli presents...
piano lessons, vocal coaching 
 songwriting & improvisation skills
theory, harmony

Recording studio capabilities

My studio or your home
Skype, Facetime and online sessions available
*** 25-40% DISCOUNTS ***


    John Bianculli Trio     

Friday night is date night $99 couple!!  

85 Church St.   
New Brunswick, NJ 



in Bernardsville

 1 Mill St 
Bernardsville, NJ

the new  
in Highland Park

Whether you crave a light salad or a 3 course meal, our menu is sure to please.  Wraps, Salads, Sandwiches, Burgers, Appetizers, Entrees and Desserts.  Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian options are plentiful and clearly marked on our menu.  We offer a wide selection of beverages including local craft beers,  wines and house made cocktails. 
Don't forget a great kids menu and our hand spun milkshakes.

You get it all at The Blue Horse Restaurant.
247 Raritan Ave (rt 27) 
Highland Park, NJ


Whether you crave a light salad or a 3 course meal, our menu is sure to please.  Wraps, Salads, Sandwiches, Burgers, Appetizers, Entrees and Desserts.  Gluten Free, Vegan and Vegetarian options are plentiful and clearly marked on our menu.  We offer a wide selection of beverages including local craft beers,  wines and house made cocktails. 
Don't forget a great kids menu and our hand spun milkshakes.

You get it all at The Blue Horse Restaurant.
247 Raritan Ave (rt 27) 
Highland Park, NJ




playing an eclectic mix of jazz, originals,   standards, latin, brazilian, pop and...    Beatles, Bowie, Stevie Wonder, Pink Floyd,    Dylan, Ray Charles, Hank Williams & more...      Pino's is a very cool place with a great concept... BYOF!! bring your own food or order in from most restaurants in the area...(they have many menus there!) Order drinks from the fully stocked bar.     Incredible line of craft beers. Best cocktail menu in town.
Cool vibes, fun place! 

Pet friendly too!
  13 N. 4th Ave
  Highland Park, NJ 


Please read John's reviews as teacher, pianist and bandleader  below... 

 John's reviews as a teacher...

A genius musician and performer, and a fine, sensitive teacher who can meet a student where s/he is and bring him/her further along.   -Barbara C. 
John is the consummate professional He is a master musician, equally at home with classical jazz or modern pop John can--and does-- do it all With style, enthusiasm, and kindness I recommend him to all my couples and clients. If there was a 10 star rating, I would give that! -Harry S 
John was an extremely patient and dedicated teacher. He was very accepting of both my boys different personalities and figuring out what would grab each child to make the most of their lessons. It was a pleasure to have him teach my kids. - Iva D 
My son truly enjoyed his lessons. John has a wonderful mastery of jazz piano and a great way with teens. He was very open to adapting the interests of the student into the overall learning plan.  -Sherry M 
John is the best instructor I have worked with. I liked that John doesn't follow a systematic study guide. He finds out where you are and where you want to go with your interests whatever that might be, piano, singing, or recording. Please don't get me wrong, while John gives student's freedom to explore. His professionalism and experience as an instructor will interject with direction or redirection. With John you will learn to project who you are not who he is.  -Marilyn A 
John has provided valued musical experiences in our community for years. Be it for teaching or performances or his superior compositions John surpasses expectation. I recommend John without reservation.   -Walter I
John is a consummate musician with an absolutely amazing ear and incredible talent. His playing is so beautiful he has often moved me to tears or up onto my feet dancing from sheer rhythmic perfection! I kid you not. Just listen for yourself. He is also a very patient teacher and I am grateful for all the musical experiences I have been fortunate enough to have with him. He is professional, kind and a delightful guy to boot. Anyone is lucky to find him and have the extreme pleasure of hearing him or being taught by him. Thank you for letting me share my thoughts in support of him.   -Donna H 
John has been my piano teacher for two years and has a keen sense of pinpointing strengths and developing methods to reinforce areas that need support.   John has a comprehensive understanding of sounds, theory, as well as the ability to practically approach lessons by picking apart and building the songs to a level of completion.   I highly recommend John Bianculli for any person interested in studying and learning to play piano.  - MaryRuth M  
Went to dinner with my wife one night and John was playing the piano at the restaurant. I am a long time piano player. I knew immediately that he was one of the best piano players that I have ever heard play the piano.  I approached him and asked if he would give me piano lessons and he agreed. I started taking lessons with John many months ago. He is an excellent teacher and I have finally learned how to play the type of music that I have been trying to play for many years. He is patient and his knowledge of music theory is second to none. He has a passion for music and it shows. I plan to continue taking lessons from John for a long time. What he has taught me during the few past months has improved my knowledge of music and piano playing ability one hundred percent. I would recommend John to anyone who either wants to learn the piano or just wants to listen to him play for hours. John is a great guy. You won't be disappointed.  -Wayne C 
The day when I first heard of John and began taking piano lessons with him I count as one of my very lucky days.  I'm older and had been playing the piano since a child.  But I had virtually stopped playing out of dissatisfaction with the far out-dated playing style I had learned.  John has introduced me to a moderate jazz style I love to play and enjoy working on with him.  I am far -- FAR -- from being a professional, but I love playing the piano once again.  The day I began lessons with John several years ago was, indeed, a lucky day for me.   - Bob Q 
He is a great piano teacher.  Asks you what you want to play so you can learn what interests you.  He is very creative and explains things well. He makes learning positive.  His love music is apparent and he is joy to work with.   
Gail O 
John is one of the most talented musicians I have ever met in my over fifty years as a professional musician. I attended two of his music classes, he has the ability to teach making you feel at ease and eager to learn. As a performer, his professionalism is unmatched. He is a master of the keyboard in every way!   -Jerry S 
For the first time in my life at 82 years of age after taking lessons at 13 years of age and then about 40 years for a short time I never really appreciated the sounds of the piano. I was so unaware of music even though I sang in a choir for many years. I seldom even went over to our piano in 40 years. John is not only a well accomplished pianist but he is extremely patient and stresses the enjoyment of music and playing. I have learned so much about trying to improvise, to finally learn to play the left hand notes which unfortunately I never learned. John's love of music in all forms and his enthusiasm in teaching has given me so much more of an interest in learning to really play the piano. John is prompt and I have often have to remind John not to stay beyond the time my hour lesson. He encourages me to ask questions and e-mail him to send me music to listen to or to practice. My husband, Paul, tells me I am definitely improving. it is a struggle to learn at my age and remember, but John's enthusiasm about music and his absolute patience with a very slow learner is what keeps me wanting to learn more. I have sung in the past in choirs and John encourages me to sign while playing to get the full feeling of the music. The bottom line, I am so fortunate to have heard him play and asked if he taught. That was the beginning of a meaningful enjoyment of getting back after 40 years of a sort of trying to play. He has opened the door to more appreciation of music and enjoying the sounds of this new adventure for the first time in my life of learning to improvise!
My husband, Paul and I respect John not only for his music but that he is a very fine human being.   -Doris P 
John is a wonderful teacher for my son whose interest is in music technology. My son's recording studio has a great deal of equipment that John and he use. With his former teacher, my son often said he felt he could work on his own, but with John he now says his lessons have been valuable. John encourages creativity and exploration.
-Jill S 
I fulfilled my lifelong quest to be fluent in jazz after over three years of weekly study. John is a stand out teacher sensitive to a pupil like me.  I had a lot. of unlearning to do.
-Tom S
Review as Pianist and Bandleader ...
Everything! Always the BEST! We have been working with John for years! As a solo pianist, he is fabulous. He has also performed with many other musicians. He has arranged for many trios, quartets, bands and has DJ'd for our parties and special events for many years, all have been absolutely wonderful. We look forward to what the future brings!
Sherry W Exec Director, Princeton Windrows 
I have discussed music and pianos many times with John. He has always been willing to give me advice and direction. I appreciate his offers for help. Also, he is a wonderful musician. I would recommend him has a teacher or performer without hesitation.   -Don J 
John is an excellent musician, band leader and teacher. I would recommend him anytime and to anyone who is looking for a person with these qualities. And most of all - he is dependable and a very gentle human being. -Peter S  
John Bianculli is a true musician, composer and teacher who communicates is life long commitment to bringing a love of music
to all he meets on stage and off.  -Valeri W 
John is  very exceptional on the ivories - I personally have a lot of connections with Jazz groups and keyboard players, and John rates as one of the very best. In additional to his playing, he engages other musicians for various functions and handles things professionally and it always goes smoothly. 
-Carl K 

John Bianculli was the DJ at my wedding reception this past summer. He arrived early, brought all his own equipment, and set up everything so that our guests heard music as they entered the room. He played some live music on the keyboard and also did traditional DJ-ing. He played all of the artists and songs we had requested in the preliminary form he asked us to fill out. He was also able to accommodate spur of the moment requests on the day of the wedding. We had a few last minute changes to our itinerary for the day and John handled all of them without a hiccup. Overall, he was professional, cheerful, and a pleasant presence at our wedding reception. I would highly recommend him as a DJ!  -Ariana and Eric 

also at RUDOLPH's
in Bernardsville 

piano and vocals

6:30 - 9:30





 ***PLEASE NOTE***  

Any gift cards purchased for The Italian Bistro may be redeemed at any one
of their other restaurants:
. Rudolphs Steakhouse - 1 Mill Street, Bernardsville NJ 07924 (908)766-7979
. Dora Restaurant - 17 Main St, Clinton, NJ 08819 (908)735-4171
If you prefer to have the amount of your gift card refunded, please contact Rudolfo at (908)334-4909 
Rudolf's Steakhouse
about their new future
restaurant in HP at...

 past performers at  
The Italian Bistro... 
Danielle Illario

Vinnie Kucinski - drums
John Bianculli - keys

 Jackie Jones   
  Jackie by Sherry Rubel 

Vanessa Perea 

John Bianculli Trio
Sue Wiliams  -bass
Tom Baker - drums

Chelsea Crowe  
Champian Fulton

Maya Nova   

 Simona DeRosa

Nat Adderley, Jr. 

Kat Gang

Stephen Fuller   

Deb Lyons

Jacquelyn Gilliam

Janice Friedman

Sue Williams-bass  

Jess Nolan


Jerry Weldon

Gordon James
& Ted Brancato

Bucky Pizzarelli & Ed Laub Duo 

*piano courtesy of  

  Samples of John's Music... 

You and The Night and The Music 
Solo Piano Improvisation 070213 
Yesterday - Trio 
Getting to Know You - Trio

excerpts of original music by John...   

Sphere's Here (dedicated to Thelonious Monk) 
 (w/ Ralph Bowen, Tom Baker & Steve Varner)       
 February 30 
Ilana's Dance (aka Time Is Passing) 

Hear more of John on
 Piano Solo Improv 2 

plus many more...
John Bianculli Solo Piano on Soundcloud

slideshow of paintings
by my brother-in-law  

Artist Ken Richards  
John Bianculli Trio plays 
 Try A Little Tenderness

John Bianculli Trio, paintings by Ken Richards - Try A Little Tenderness 

Private Events

Please inquire about music for your private event or party...
 John Bianculli Music Brochure

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TEL:   609.658.9105       732.393.9113