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Joey Alexander

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Birthday
25, 2003
Birthplace
Denpasar, Indonesia
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
25, 2003 (age 17)
Birthplace
Denpasar, Indonesia

About

Child prodigy pianist who earned Grammy nominations for Best Improvised Jazz Solo and Best Jazz Instrumental Album for My Favorite Things.

Before Fame

He taught himself to play jazz piano when he was six years old. In 2013, he won the Grand Prix at the Master-Jam Fest.

Trivia

He became the first Indonesian musician to ever enter the Billboard 200 chart, peaking at number 59 in January of 2016.

Family Life

His full name is Josiah Alexander Sila, and he was born in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia to Denny Sila and Farah Leonora Urbach. His father was an amateur musician.

Associated With

He has performed for both Herbie Hancock and Bill Clinton, and was invited by Wynton Marsalis to perform at the Jazz at Lincoln Center's 2014 gala.