He was one of the world’s most prolific piano players when tragedy struck, nearly silencing the music forever. See how Leon Fleischer decided to start Growing Bolder and get back behind the keys.
Have you ever heard someone play the glass armonica? Considering only a handful of people know how to play it, you probably haven’t. That’s about to change, thanks to the fascinating and very talented 90-year-old Cecilia Brauer.
Tommy Johnson may be the fastest Boogie Woogie man alive but no one knew it until he overcame his fear of the Internet and posted a video on YouTube. Now this 71-year-old keyboard wizard is having the time of his life and has fans all over the world.
Meet a self-taught musician who started performing professionally by age 7 and was featured in Life magazine by 9. Now 71, the original Boogie Man Tommy Johnson says he’s playing better than ever and finding new fans through YouTube.
Are you anxious, willing and ready to follow your passion but not quite sure how to find it? In many cases the root of all passions can be traced back to one place — childhood. See how one woman rediscovered the dreams of her youth.
It’s never too late to live an active and vibrant life. Just ask Phyllis Sues. She dances the tango, composes and performs tango and jazz music, does trapeze and starts each morning with yoga. And she’s 88 years old.
He became famous as host of “Entertainment Tonight,” but John Tesh has left the tabloid ways of Hollywood behind. Instead, with his books and radio show, he wants to help you find purpose and meaning in life.
This concert pianist lost the use of a hand and his career dreams nearly died — but his passion for music helped him overcome obstacles and today, he’s inspiring people of all ages, all over the globe.
A child prodigy, he was playing piano at Carnegie Hall by the age of 16. But then a rare disease robbed him of his ability to play. Find out how he adjusted and never gave up on his piano dreams.
By age 16, Leon Fleisher was performing at Carnegie Hall, but then he was struck by a rare disease that robbed him of the use of his right hand. He sought a cure and learned to be a one-handed concert pianist.