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

Tied up in Notts

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Draw Ceremony for AKS Youth Festival Holds Today in Uyo

first_imgAccording to the Organising Committee of the event, Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has already confirmed his attendance at the Youth Festival.Athletes are expected to begin to arrive at their camps starting from Saturday March 3.Students in primary and secondary schools from 31 Local Government Areas of the state are to participate in the festivalThe festival torch, which has been on the rounds of all the 31 participating local councils in the state, was received in Onna during the week by Council Chairman, Imo Atat.The state’s Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Monday Ebong Uko told the media in Uyo that this year’s festival will definitely be an improvement “on the fantastic event we had last year. This year, His Excellency has approved cash awards to the leading Local Governments who stand to cart home N10m, N5m and N2m respectively to help develop sports infrastructure in their local government councils.”Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram The Draw Ceremony of the 2nd Akwa Ibom State Youth Sports Festival is scheduled to hold today at the Civil Service Auditorium in Uyo, with Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, listed to be at the event.Draw in team events, especially football, Mascot and Theme Songs are the major highlight of the ceremony thursday.Meanwhile, the Opening Ceremony for the youth sports festival earlier scheduled for March 5 has been moved by 24 hours to Tuesday, March 6, organisers announced wednesday.last_img read more

Date for George Arthur funeral announced

first_imgThe funeral service for the late George Arthur, former Black Stars has been scheduled for Saturday, September 5, 2015. George Arthur, former Ghana Black Stars and Asante Kotoko Football Club (FC) player died whiles playing draught in the afternoon under a tree with his friends.The late Arthur who also played for the Brong-Ahafo (BA) United FC before Asante Kotoko, became the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Brong Ahafo club before proceeding to coach the women’s national football team.His son, George Arthur Jr. tells Adom Sports the funeral will on September 5.“I remember my father when he was dropped from the 1994 nations cup squad and the next day he was flown to join his colleagues in camp.”” I am inviting the entire GFA, Tony Yeboah and Coach Kwesi Appiah to come and mourn with us on September 5.”  The funeral will be held at his villa in Sunyani with the service starting at 8am prompt. –last_img read more