Kris Bowers Teaches YouTubers the History of Jazz Piano Playing from the 1800s to Now, NPR Makes Corrections
YouTube can always secure a firm grip on the latest trending media. Perhaps one of those videos that has become a household, well, vid, is the "Evolution of Dance" phenomenon.
You remember it, maybe fragments of a orange-shirt, jean-wearing dance virtuoso, taking you through the steps of dance history, in the most interesting way he can.
Pianist Kris Bowers, in a similar vein as history's evolution of coordinated steps, is more than just a Thelonius Monk Competition winner.
Now, he's also a youthful sensation who, along with YouTube veterans CDZA, provides a brief overview of piano stylings from the late 1800s to now.