Who is the youngest jazz player?
Joey Alexander- Youngest Jazz Musician. He was on 60 Minutes. Joey was a little hyperactive at first.
How old is pianist Joey Alexander?
18 years (June 25, 2003)
Is Joey Alexander a prodigy?
A child prodigy, Joey Alexander taught himself to play jazz at age six by listening to his father’s classic jazz albums. He won the Grand Prix at the 2013 Master-Jam Fest when he was nine. In 2014, Wynton Marsalis invited him to play at Jazz at Lincoln Center.
What is today’s jazz?
Modern Jazz & Contemporary Jazz Today It’s a rather vague term that covers a range of sub-genres, but generally refers to music that is more current than styles like swing, bebop and modal jazz. As ever, though, lines can be blurred and it may incorporate elements of all these styles.
Where does Joey Alexander live?
Joey hails from Denpasar—the capital of Bali, Indonesia. That’s roughly 10,000 miles away from New York City, his new home.
What country is Joey Alexander from?
Does jazz have a future?
Traditional, straight-ahead, contemporary mainstream, and acoustic jazz will continue to prosper. Up-and-coming young jazz musicians, inspired and influenced by blues, swing, bebop, and hard bop, will continue to push the musical envelope within the traditional acoustic jazz combo setting.
Who is the 11 year old piano player?
Listen as the 11-year-old delights the TED crowd with his very special performance of a Thelonious Monk classic. This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page. Young piano player Joey Alexander has an old soul’s gift for jazz.
Who is the young piano player at TED?
This talk was presented at an official TED conference, and was featured by our editors on the home page. Young piano player Joey Alexander has an old soul’s gift for jazz. Young piano player Joey Alexander has an old soul’s gift for jazz. Want to hear more great ideas like this one?
How did Joey Alexander become a jazz star?
Once a young prodigy, Joey Alexander emerges as a full-blown jazz star on his new album Warna, writes NPR’s Tom Moon. Sooner or later, every child prodigy hits a fork in the road: Keep doing the crowd-pleasing, trained-seal tricks that brought fame?