Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander

 

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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.

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Joey. Monk. Live!
Album
Joey. Monk. Live! is an album by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on October 13, 2017.
My Favorite Things
 
My Favorite Things is the first album by the jazz pianist Joey Alexander.
Countdown
Album
Countdown is an album by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on September 16, 2016.
Countdown
Song
Countdown is a song by musical artist Joey Alexander, released on August 19, 2016.

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Popular Albums3

Album Appearances & References1

Popular Songs2

Song Appearances & References3

TV Shows1

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Videos10

Spotify - Albums & Singles3

 
 
 

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Jazz legend Brian McKnight to perform at Thailand International Jazz Festival 2018
  –  December 24, 2017
Another highlight is Joey Alexander, the 13-year Indonesian contemporary jazz pianist and child prodigy, who is the first Indonesian musician to chart on the Billboard 200 when his first studio album “My Favorite Things” debuted in 2015. The Thailand ...
Flashback 2017: Best in arts & culture - Part 2
  –  December 24, 2017
Mesmerizing: Young Indonesian pianist and 2016 Grammy Awards nominee Joey Alexander performs at the Tourism Ministry in Jakarta on Sunday. Jakarta is the final destination of his concert tour 'A Night of a Million Imaginations,' after Japan, Singapore and ...
Leonardo Pavkovic's MoonJune Records Keeps Progressive Jazz & Fusion Alive - A Labor of Love With His One Man Operation
  –  December 14, 2017
Joey Alexander, John McLaughlin, John Tropea, Jon Hiseman's Colosseum, Kamal Musallam, Ken Hensley, Latte E Miele, Le Orme, Lenny White, Markus Reuter, Mauro Pagani, Mel Collins, Michel Delville, Moraine, Nektar, New Trolls, Nicolas Meier, Osanna ...
Indonesian jazz pianist teen on playing with Herbie Hancock and Wynton Marsalis, and not being a prodigy
  –  December 10, 2017
Joey Alexander is sitting in the Conrad Hong Kong hotel’s Lobby Lounge wearing thick-framed glasses and an expression that swings between cheeky and bored. The 14-year-old jazz pianist is bravely fighting off a cold and with only two days in Hong Kong to ...
Piano prodigy Joey Alexander pays tribute to Thelonious Monk
  –  November 22, 2017
He recently turned 14 years old, but Joey Alexander is already a music industry veteran. The jazz piano star from Bali, Indonesia, made his recorded debut at 11, played for President Barack Obama at the White House and last year became the youngest ever ...

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