Jason Lyle Black is an award-winning concert pianist, composer, and entertainer from Salt Lake City. Black has delighted audiences around the world with his piano comedy and his clever “musical story” videos. But even deeper than that, he is a pianist with a rich musical artistry.
Black is known to many as "The Backwards Piano Man®" for his viral music videos viewed by over 30 million people, which have been featured by Huffington Post, Good Morning America, Yahoo, Buzzfeed, and other news outlets. In addition, Black performed live on the Ellen show in Hollywood and on television in Tokyo, Japan.
In late 2015, Black attracted the attention of #1 Billboard artist and producer Paul Cardall, owner of Stone Angel Music. Black's debut album with Stone Angel, Piano Preludes, debuted at #1 on iTunes and spent three weeks at #2 on the Billboard music charts. Critic Kathy Parsons calls Piano Preludes "masterful...overflowing with grace, reverence, and heart." To preview and order the album, click here.
In addition to his work as a composer, Black is a published arranger with Hal Leonard, the world's largest sheet music publisher, having arranged piano solos of the music of Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift, Maroon 5, and other artists.
Black maintains an active performing career in public and private performances around the United States. For booking information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.