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Luca Sestak – Swanee River Boogie Woogie

An evening pause: He was 14 when he did this.

Hat tip Tom Biggars.

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3 comments

  • wayne

    Luca, meet Brendan—-

    Just Another Day
    2011
    https://youtu.be/rBtKQHg1Rzk
    2:46

  • LocalFluff

    Why do (some) humans possess such extreme coordination between brain, fingers, ear and around? There hasn’t been much evolutionary use for it. At least not in terms of ape versus wild nature. But perhaps there has long been a great sexual selection within human society that fostered exceptional talents, even if not immediately practically useful? Often called superstition.

    Here’s another guy who with his longer experience uses more feeling in his touch. He plays Night On The Bare Mountain by Mussorgsky, written for a large orchestra, but he does it himself on a piano:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1U2bc96Z3QU

  • Noah Peal

    Incredible performance by a very talented young man.

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