The Piano Guys are an American musical group consisting of musicians Jon Schmidt (pianist) and Steven Sharp Nelson (cellist) as well as behind-the-scenes collaboration from Tel Stewart (videographer/editor), Paul Anderson (producer/videographer) and Al van der Beek (music producer). The group was formed in 2011 in St. George, Utah, United States. They became famous through YouTube, where they posted videos of renditions and mashups of popular songs accompanied by professional-looking video shots. Over one million people subscribe to their Youtube channel.
In December 2011, they released their first album, titled YouTube Hits, Vol. 1. Their second album, The Piano Guys, reached number one on the Billboard New Age Albums and Classical Albums charts in 2012.
Official site: http://thepianoguys.com
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