Eldar Djangirov

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Birthday
28, 1987
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
28, 1987 (age 32)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Jazz artist known as a child prodigy. His playing was praised for its technique and musicality.

Before Fame

He was enrolled in the Interlochen Center for the Arts when he was a young teenager. He later studied at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California.

Trivia

He first mastered C Jam Blues, the 1942 jazz standard by Duke Ellington.

Family Life

He was discovered at nine by jazz aficionado Charles McWhorter. His family moved to Kansas City because of its jazz legacy.

Associated With

He became the youngest performer to appear on Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz on NPR. He was 12.