Pianist Plays Dance Monkey In Train Station
This wonderful piano player is called Peter Buka. He records videos of himself playing piano covers of popular songs such as Tones and I’s “Dance Monkey”, Imagine Dragons’ “Believer” and “that song from Frozen” called “Let it Go”.
He started his YouTube channel on the 11th of February 2016. He has amassed over 2.6 million subscribers on his channel and 350M+ views. His covers capture the wonderful melodies you may have missed in highly produced pop songs. Peter also plays with such confidence and style it will bring a smile to your face when he starts improvising.
The Hungarian pianist has been featured on large Facebook pages such as “Radio One Lebanon”, “9GAG”, and “Viral Thread” where his work was well-received by all their audiences. After his social media videos had gone viral, Peter’s following grew exponentially and since then he has been playing to a large audience, of his own followers, across the world!
Along with his brilliant talents, he also records some very professional videos of his performances at home. With perfect lighting and interesting camera pans throughout his videos, watching Peter play is a great way to immerse yourself in popular music from a piano aspect. He also has one of the most interesting pianos you’ll ever see. With it’s open front you can see all of the inner workings of the piano as Peter plays, but he has installed LED lights that interact with the music which brings a powerful visual aspect to his videos.
Signed to his own record label, “Piano Covers – Peter Buka”, peter has released one album called “Piano Covers, Vol 1”. Born in 1997 the young pianist started playing piano at just 7 years old.
Since setting up his highly successful social media presence Peter has partnered with very notable brands such as Kawai Piano’s, Musicnotes, Nanoleaf, Govee, Benq, About You, and more. Becoming an ambassador for these top brands is every musicians dream.
He is a life long fan of Alan Walker who has repeated shared videos of his covers on his social media accounts. He hopes one day to perform with his idols of which Alan is one.
Not just a cover artist, Peter has started introducing his own material to his social accounts. Writing and arranging beautiful piano pieces seems to be another string to his talented bow.