Travis Wesley

Pianist, Recording Artist, Recording Engineer, Composer, Educator & Musicologist

Joey Alexander, The Future of Jazz

Posted on June 22, 2015  in Musical Activities, Writings

Nowadays, everyone is talking about this little guy, Joey Alexander an 11 year-old pianist from Bali. And why not? He’s playing at a level that academics like myself have strivd their whole lives to get to.  In fact, when I hear him or watch him, I seriously don’t know if I should practice or quit! Of course I’m too invested in this craft at my age to quit, but my goodness, Alexander seems to hold the future of jazz music in the palm of his hands. Check out Joey’s website here: