Joja Wendt is a world renowned pianist hailing from Hamburg, Germany. He started playing piano at the age of four and is a graduate of the conservatory of Hilversum, Netherlands and the Manhattan School of Music in New York.
He was discovered by Joe Cocker during a jam session in a music club in Hamburg. Joe engaged him as a support act for his current tour which was the beginning of Joja’s successful international career that has now spanned more than 30 years.
He has toured with Chuck Berry, performed on stage with Monty Alexander and Fats Domino at the Montreux Jazzfestival and is a successful film composer. He has released more than 30 records so far.
He won the Louis-Armstrong Award and was elected by Steinway & Sons to become a member of the Steinway Artist club. In 2016 he founded the online piano school ‘Jojas Piano Academy’ to give people the opportunity to learn to play piano from home.