Joey Alexander:
An 11-year-old prodigy performs old-school jazz

TED2015 · 6:28 · Filmed Mar 2015
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Raised listening to his dad's old records, Joey Alexander plays a brand of sharp, modern piano jazz that you likely wouldn't expect to hear from a pre-teenager. Listen as the 11-year-old delights the TED crowd with his very special performance of a Thelonious Monk classic.

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Young piano player Joey Alexander has an old soul's gift for jazz. Full bio
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