Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander



Josiah Alexander Sila[1] (born June 25, 2003),[2] better known as Joey Alexander, is an Indonesian jazz pianist and child prodigy. He became the first Indonesian musician to chart on Billboard 200 when his album, My Favorite Things, debuted at number 174.[3]

Joey Alexander taught himself to play jazz at age six, by listening to his father's classic jazz albums.[4] He won the Grand Prix at the 2013 Master-Jam Fest. In 2014, Wynton Marsalis invited him to play at Jazz at Lincoln Center, which, according to The New York Times, made him an "overnight sensation".[1] He released his first album, My Favorite Things, in 2015 at age 11.[1] Joey Alexander played at the Montreal and Newport Jazz Festivals in 2015, and has performed for Herbie Hancock, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama.



My Favorite Things
My Favorite Things is the first album by the jazz pianist Joey Alexander.
Countdown is an album by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on September 16, 2016.
Countdown is a song by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on August 19, 2016.
City Lights
City Lights is a song by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on July 29, 2016.

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The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, October 2017
  –  October 1, 2017
The month starts out on a high note (pun intended), with visitors Tony Malaby, Bill Carrothers and Pat Mallinger, the Dave King Trio, Savion Glover and Marcus Gilmore, Katie Thiroux, Chick Corea, Karrin Allyson, and Joey Alexander all here in the first two ...
Joey Alexander Announces Surprise Live Album Of Thelonious Monk, Offering A Preview
  –  September 28, 2017
It was a Thelonious Monk composition — the elegant and wistful ballad "'Round Midnight" — that first made Joey Alexander a topic of conversation. Specifically, it was his performance of the song at a 2014 Jazz at Lincoln Center gala — where his ...
Ice 'Cocks roll into Wilmington for weekend doubleheader
  –  September 27, 2017
Aside from Evangelous and Cooperrider, the Gamecocks will face for the first time UNCW star Joey Alexander. Fresh out of junior hockey, the Seahawks rookie has done an excellent job of picking up where LaManna left off. Alexander's hat trick against The ...
What’s happening in 2017 on Miami’s live music scene
  –  September 23, 2017
AVENTURA. 11: Shakira – El Dorado World Tour. BB&T. 12: Jazz Roots – Generations: Joey Alexander and Ramsey Lewis. ARSHT. 12: Comic Cure: Black Laughs Matter – Sean Grant. SMDCAC. 13: This Joint Is Jumpin’: Celebrating the Music of Fats Waller.
Vocalist Marilyn Maye to Grace Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room
  –  September 22, 2017
Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2017-18 season features performances by renowned artists including Joey Alexander, Chick Corea, Paquito D'Rivera, Eliane Elias, Ellis Marsalis, Dick Hyman, Marilyn Maye, Steve Miller, and Dianne Reeves; as well as Jazz at Lincoln ...
The week's 27 best concerts: Sept. 20-26
  –  September 20, 2017
Guest pianists span generations, ranging from 89-year-old Dick Hyman to 13-year-old wunderkind Joey Alexander. Fresh arrangements by the soloists and JALCO members make the material pop with effervescent spirit, from the jagged, jaunty avant-Latin blues of ...
On Sunday, Global Citizen Turned Riverside Church into a Hub for Activism
  –  September 18, 2017
These were artfully paired with more low-key performances from Grammy-nominated classical pianist Joey Alexander, the String Orchestra of Brooklyn, and Jasmin Fancii, who interpreted a speech by former US President Barack Obama on homeless veterans through ...
The Dizzy Gillespie Centennial"
  –  September 17, 2017
Some of his compositions will be played and sung by Judy Niemack, Jackie and Roy, Ray Brown, Joey Alexander and Oscar Peterson. The Slide Show contains my photographs of some of the musicians heard on this show. Here is a version of "Con Alma" played by ...
Piano prodigy Joey Alexander to perform Sept. 28 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center
  –  September 14, 2017
Joey Alexander, 14, has been praised by jazz great Wynton Marsalis. He and his trio will star in the sixth and final installment of “The Essentials,” hosted by the center’s own artist-in-residence Eric Essix, focused on the future of jazz. Pianist ...


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