13-Year-Old Pianist Owen York Shares His First-Ever Original Composition [Watch]

first_imgJam fans have taken note of Owen York, as the 13-year old pianist first turned heads with a show-stopping four-hour performance in January for Umphrey’s McGee fans. The popularity for York’s mash-up piano medleys has only grown, and he even got to perform a cover of David Bowie on the floor of Madison Square Garden! Very cool.Today we’re delighted to share a brand new venture for York, as he debuts an instrumental jazz composition entitled “Lotos.” The three-minute piece sees the young pianist tackle an intricate composition in style. Accompanied by British drummer Matt Griffiths, “Lotos” showcases the skills that earned Owen York a seat as the youngest member of Rockland Youth Jazz Ensemble, an elite group of musicians from New York and New Jersey.Watch the video of Owen York’s “Lotos,” taken in July at the French Woods Camp in Upstate New York.Be sure to check out York’s YouTube channel for covers and medleys of Radiohead, Grateful Dead, Beck, Steely Dan, Umphrey’s McGee, Phish, Miles Davis, Chick Corea, Peter Gabriel, Neil Young, Gorillaz, Outkast, Mashups and more!last_img read more

Fig Cake.

first_img Tweet Fig Cake.Although usually referred to as a fruit, the fig is actually the flower of the tree and is one of the highest plant sources of calcium and fiber. In this recipe, chopped dried figs and pistachios are layered into a moist sour cream coffee cake for a dessert that is loaded with flavor and texture. Try serving this dessert with a homemade whipped cream topping.Ingredients:FigsPistachiosSour cream coffee cakeDirections:Add chopped dried figs and pistachios to a sour cream coffee cake.Recipe source: Better Homes and Gardens Food & DiningLifestyle Fig Cake. by: – July 28, 2011 Share Sharecenter_img Share Sharing is caring! 51 Views   no discussionslast_img read more