Jason Lyle Black, known as "The Backwards Piano Man®", is a nationally-acclaimed pianist and entertainer known for his unique blend of music and comedy onstage.


Winner of four Best of State® awards, Black is a #1-charting iTunes artist; has performed on the Ellen Degeneres Show; and is a national touring corporate entertainer.

See previews of Black's show at the left, and testimonials below.  For booking and availability, call +1 (801) 602-7573 or email us.


As a concert pianist and entertainer, Black has earned over 30 million views worldwide across Facebook and YouTube for his viral videos.

Huffington Post calls him "Spot-on"; TIME.com dubbed his backwards piano abilities "Incredible"; and Ellen Degeneres called him "Unbelievable!"  See what some recent clients have to say about Jason Lyle Black:

"Love how he tailored the show to our group...we were connected to his music." 

J. Nussel, CEO, Credit Union National Association

"Had us laughing and crying.  So many said it was the best party we've ever had." 

D. Mantyla, Partner,

"A great performer...bright, witty, energetic, and engaging!"

T. Treu, Executive VP,
OC Tanner Company

"A phenomenal show.  We were inspired, amazed, & entertained!" 

J. Rust, Founder & CEO, Corporate Alliance


Jason Lyle Black's show includes amazing music, comedy, and audience interaction, such as the following:

  • Flight of the Bumblebee Amazing and familiar instrumental solo that leaves audiences blown away. 
  • "The Wedding Pianist" Stand-up comedy routine where the music itself is the punchline.  See video below.
  • "Songs Not to Play at Funerals" This hysterical real-life story leaves audiences laughing at what concert pianists do when you aren't paying close attention.
  • Rhapsody in Blue One of the most popular piano pieces ever written, this showcases Black's remarkable talent.
  • Song-on-the-spot Black will blow your mind as he takes three notes from the audience any notes, any order and creates an amazing concert piece, on the spot. 
  • Live requests In this hugely popular segment, audience members text in songs they want to hear, from Beatles to Disney to AC/DC, which Black then plays seamlessly, on the spot.

What if we don't have a piano?  We know piano dealers throughout the country and have even gotten pianos to remote areas wherever your event is, we'll help make it happen!

How long is the show?  Black's full show is 90 minutes.  Some clients request a 20-45 minute show for their event.  We are happy to tailor the show for your event.

+1 (801) 602-7573

Please use the form below to find out Mr. Black's availability as well as a no-obligation quote for your event, or call +1 (801) 602-7573.

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