Jason Lyle Black was born and raised in Livermore, California. He began playing piano at the age of 8 and studied classical piano with Mary Beth Cheney up through graduation from high school. In addition to his piano studies, Jason studied trumpet with Jay Rizzetto of then-Cal State Hayward, and Jason also plays the organ.
Since moving to Provo, Utah, Jason has performed three times in concerts with popular artist Jon Schmidt. Jason also has performed in BYU campus events and has accompanied students from the BYU School of Music. Most recently, Jason performed for an international TV audience on the Ellen Degeneres show, playing his trademark backwards piano act.
In his live shows, Jason focuses on piano entertainment: making creative piano spoofs and using comedy + classical music to entertain audiences of all ages.
In 2004, Jason released his first CD, “Flood of Keys,” which featured 12 original new-age compositions. In June 2009, Jason released an EP, “Another Point of View,” which features 7 original songs and spoofs.
Jason lives in Provo, Utah and is studying accounting at BYU. Feel free to share comments with him by commenting on this site, or you can visit him on Facebook by clicking here.
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