|Birth Day||December 28, 1962|
|Age||58 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Jan 6, 1999 (age 36)|
He did not mourn the many difficulties his disability brought him, but instead counted it a blessing that he could focus exclusively on his music without the distractions other young boys faced, like Sports.
He gave a historic performance with jazz Saxophonist
His father purchased a toy piano for him when he was four, but he destroyed it with a toy hammer, thinking the keys resembled giant teeth that were laughing at him. His father then replaced it with a real piano.
He was inspired to pursue jazz piano as a boy after seeing Duke Ellington on television.