The Coolest 8th Grade Piano Recital Ever....Free Bird!





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Uploaded on May 13, 2008

Rest In Peace Billy Powell.

As his final performance of junior high school, visually impaired 13 yr. old Conrad Oberg, and Doug Matthews, the Chair of the Lavilla School of the Arts Piano department, perform the Lynyrd Skynyrd classic Freebird.

Conrad Oberg was born three and a half months prematurely in the Summer of 1994. Weighing only one and a half pounds at birth, Conrad was left with no eyesight in his left eye and only 15% of the vision in his right. At age two, Conrad taught himself to play the piano, and again taught himself the guitar at age ten. Conrad has been performing solo live performances since he was four years-old, and has been fortunate enough to meet and/or perform with some of the greats of the entertainment industry. Conrad has been performing with his own band for the past three years, playing his own brand of blues,roots, and rock music. For more information, photos and booking contacts please check out his website....and please remember to SUBSCRIBE!!


Conrad's musical influences are varied and include: Ray Charles, Pinetop Perkins, Charles Brown, Dr. John, Edgar Winter, Reese Wymans, Jerry Lee Lewis, Fats Domino, Stevie Wonder, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker, Robert Johnson, Son House, Muddy Waters,John Hammond Jr., Johnny Winter, Jimi Hendrix, Billy Gibbons, Rory Gallagher, Eric Johnson, Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Steve Morse,Elton John, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Blind Willie McTell, Jeff Healy, Joe Walsh, Allan Collins, Gary Rossington, Albert King, Albert Collins, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Skip James, Buddy Guy, Freddie King, George Thorogood, John Fogerty, Pete Townsend, Keith Richards, Peter Frampton, EVH, Ted Nugent, Cat Stevens, Elmore James, Brian May, J.B. Lenoir, Hound Tog Taylor,Woody Guthrie, Buddy Holly, The Allman Brothers,Chuck Berry and Bukka White . He will continue to post videos in the coming months, many in the style of his musical heroes that he's listed!Conrad ObergPlease check out Conrad's channel on YouTube and remember to SUBSCRIBE if you like the videos. Conrad also has a website www.conradoberg.com. Thanks for watching!!

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