A 13-year kid from Gansu province has taken the Chinese internet by storm thanks to his absolutely insane skills on the guitar.
Liu Jiazhuo (刘嘉卓) from Bayin city in northeastern Gansu began learning to play the keyboard when he was just 4 years old. When he was 7, his uncle, a guitarist, thought his nephew might also have a talent for the instrument, and began to teach him.
Turns out he was right.
Liu had been improving his skills by watching videos online. Eventually, he decided to record some videos of himself playing. On video streaming sites like Tencent and bilibili his videos have tens of thousands of views. He also has 35,000 followers on Weibo where he has been praised by the likes of Gao Xiaosong, a popular composer and folk musician, and Li Yanliang, a famous music producer.
Check out more videos of this kid’s incredible skills below:
Here he is playing “Seven Nation Army”
And for a change of pace, Erik Mongrain’s “Airtap”
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