Joey Alexander – Warna (Verve)

This fifth release by Joey Alexander, the 16-year-old Balinese phenom, once again showcases the young pianist’s prodigious technical skills, and it’s not without satisfying moments throughout. On Warna’s 12 cuts, 10 of which are original, Alexander is warmly supported by bassist Larry Grenadier and drummer Kendrick Scott. Percussionist Luisito Quintero joins the group for three…
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