Child Prodigy’s Impromptu Piano Performance in Costco (video)

Costco is known for their free samples. But, the giant superstore couldn’t have planned a better free offering if they tried… A very talented 9-year-old pianist gave an impromptu performance for shoppers.

Personally, I don’t shop at Costco. I go into sensory overload in giant superstores and they don’t offer much that I purchase. But, impromptu performances in public places can quickly gather an entertained audience, and it sure would have been fun to be there when Jake Clayton played a very fun arrangement of the traditional Hungarian folk dance, Csárdás.

Jake was nine years old at the time of this performance. Check out his YouTube Channel. He’s now 10 and his playing has matured since his Costco debut. (It’s also easier to shape phrases when seated at the piano, rather than standing.) His musicality is well beyond his young years and I look forward to hearing more of him.

If you were a shopper when Jake performed, would you have stopped and listened? Thanks for sharing your thoughts in a comment below.

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135 comments

William C
William C7 months ago

Thanks.

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Shalvah Landy
Past Member 3 years ago

That was really beautiful and he's an amazing confident kid. Thank you for sharing!
(When you video you could shut up...)

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Debbie Crowe
Debbie Crowe3 years ago

Wow - this kid is really good.

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Don Swanz
Don Swanz3 years ago

Talent knows no bounds. Don and WE CAN! :-))

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Tanya W.
Tanya W3 years ago

Thanks.

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Vivianne Mosca-Clark

you go kid !!!
That was great. I do hope you have a great career in music. Thank you for sharing your talent with us all.

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Kamia T.
Kamia T3 years ago

You can tell that he does this because he loves it, not because some show-business mama is forcing him to. Hopefully he'll have a wonderful future ahead. Great video!

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Barb Hansen
Ba H3 years ago

it's great that kids can be so uninhibited and show their amazing talent

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Nils Anders Lunde
PlsNoMessage s3 years ago

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Aud nordby
Aud n3 years ago

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