This ol’gentleman will put you in a good mood with his infectious joy.

Via on Jun 22, 2013

“I’ll tell you what.” Guy buys a ~100 year old piano for $75 and coaxes magic out of it. (Video)

“Seriously, you can tell this guy really loves to play. The way that it makes him happy is kind of infectious when you watch him.”

“We should all remember not to lose sight of the simple fun and enjoyment that can come from making music.


Warning: the bass is kinda tubby.

Old piano adventure; the saloon sound:

I bought this old Schiller upright piano from a neighbor just for fun… it needs tuning badly, but I thought it was unique the way it sounded… kind of like an old saloon piano! :-)

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2 Responses to “This ol’gentleman will put you in a good mood with his infectious joy.”

  1. Linda Lewis Linda V. Lewis says:

    Dee-lightful piano playing!

  2. bouldercollie says:

    $75 worth of fun already ! The sincere smile on his face tells it all. Great post, thank you.

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