This pianist reworked Beethoven's 'Für Elise' into a groovy jazz piece

21 April 2017, 12:00

Fur Elise Jazz

By Amy MacKenzie

Bethany Brinton has taken on the challenge of turning Beethoven into jazz - and it sounds awesome.

Beethoven and jazz may not be two words you would usually find in the same sentence, but Los Angeles-based film composer, arranger and performer Bethany Brinton has transformed Beethoven's 'Für Elise' into a sassy yet classy jazz piece. 

Watch her soulful version here:

Für Elise - Jazz Piano

02:19

Filmed/recorded by Ryan Johnson.

You can watch more of Bethany's videos on her YouTube channel, website, Facebook and Twitter.

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