94-Year-Old Stroke Survivor Plays Jazz Piano for the First Time in Years

French musician Fred Yonnet posted on Instagram an ever so poignant video. He writes: "Great day today - took my mentor Don Burrows to visit our old mate Julian Lee in Mossvale 🎺🎹. He hasn’t played piano for many years since his stroke - he turns 95 this year and we share the same birthday."

The scene that unfolds will make your day...

via @TedGioia

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