Lansing teen's piano performance at an area mall goes viral

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This week we learned, courtesy of the Lansing State Journal, that the piano performance of a Lansing teenager has gone viral. It's easy to see why this simple footage of a self-taught 18 year-old named Monntel West was spread all over Facebook this past weekend. Let's hope that we hear more from him in the future!

This is why they put a piano in the #lansingmall. Self taught!! #yiruma. Wow. Gave me goosebumps!!

Posted by Sara Hadley on Friday, January 22, 2016

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Metro Times music editor Mike McGonigal has written about music since 1984, when he started the fanzine Chemical Imbalance at age sixteen with money saved from mowing lawns in Florida. He's since written for Spin, Pitchfork, the Village VOICE and Artforum. He's been a museum guard, a financial reporter, a bicycle...
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