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Inspired by Oscar Peterson, Charles Cornell has a quirky take on famous videos

Charles Cornell's viral videos set to jazz piano are finding an audience
Charles Cornell

Hearing Oscar Peterson moved Charles Cornell to learn piano, but his own original compositions set to viral videos have now brought him Internet fame.  

Based in Denver, Colo., Cornell, a professional musician, has been posting his quirky videos—which feature him seated at a keyboard and the video he’s lampooning superimposed to his right—for the past few months. The videos come from different corners of the Internet, like an old Orson Welles wine commercial, a Terry Crews Old Spice commercial, and others. It all started with him setting select tweets from Donald Trump’s Twitter accounts to music.

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