There is no better way to get excited about your instrument than to see the world's greats doing what they do best. Have a browse through the videos below to see some of the best musicians in the world making extraordinary (and sometime unexpected) sounds!
The one handed pianist
Watch this incredible video about the man who wasn't going to let the little fact he had just one hand get in the way of his concert pianist dreams!
Who says you only have to play the keys?
The Human DukeBox
Born prematurely at just 25 weeks, Derek Paravicini has suffered from blindess, learning impairment and severe autism for his entire life.
Despite his impairment, Derek has the unique gift of perfect pitch, and is able to play any piece of music after hearing it only once.
NINA PLAYS BACH
Nina Simone is an incredibly famous jazz musician but did you know that she was classically trained? She her combine her two great loves in this amazing video...
Inside a beatboxer
Have you ever heard a beatboxer?
Have you ever seen inside a beatboxer's throat?
Now is your chance to do both!
Have you ever heard someone sing like this?
cELLO & CHOPSTICKS!
Multidisciplinary artist and TED Fellow Paul Rucker has developed his own style of cello; he puts chopsticks between his strings, uses the instrument as a drum and experiments with electronics like loop pedals. Moving between reflective storytelling and performance, Rucker shares his inspiration -- and definitely doesn't play the same old Bach...
Singing & playing...
Meet the extraordinary singing and cellist Ayanna Whitter-Johnson! Can you try singing and playing with your instrument?
the 11 year old violinist
A wonderful video all about an 11 year old prodigy! Let her love of music inspire you...
Double Bass for Barack obama!
Watch the wonderful double bassist and singer Esperanza Spalding performing for the then President!
A Musical Genius
Meet the guitarist and multi-instrumentalist who taught him self numerous incredible skills via the internet!