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Jason Lyle Black

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7, 1987
Livermore, CA
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7, 1987 (age 33)
Livermore, CA


Concert pianist widely known as The Backwards Piano Man® for his viral music videos on YouTube. His debut album, Piano Preludes, debuted at #1 on iTunes as well as #2 on Billboard's New Age chart. 

Before Fame

He graduated cum laude with a BA in accounting from BYU in 2010. He subsequently earned his master's in the subject in 2012. 


He appeared on The Ellen Show as the backwards pianist while still a student at BYU in 2010. He has also been profiled in The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and TIME Magazine. 

Family Life

He grew up in a Mormon family in Livermore, California. 

Associated With

His album Piano Preludes featured violinist Jenny Oaks Baker as a guest soloist.