Matthew Ball Bio
Matthew Ball, also known as the ‘Boogie Woogie Kid’ is a famous YouTuber whose piano-playing videos went viral. He initially pursued the piano only as a hobby but was mentored by the classical pianist Flavio Varani during his days at Oakland University. Matthew Ball ended up graduating in both law and music and initially decided to pursue law. After struggling for many years, he decided to give up law and pursue his passion by playing music professionally. He began by uploading his recordings on YouTube; these videos became popular and Ball started performing in public. He switched from classical music to ragtime, boogie-woogie music as it appealed to a wider audience. This switch only increased his fame, and he began performing at reputed venues. His view count on YouTube also soared high, and currently stands at over 4 million views. Many media outlets recognized his genius and named him the ‘Boogie Woogie Kid’. He continues to perform at various events across the country and teaches his students through the Internet.