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Sudden Savant

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Sudden Savant

Sudden Savant

Sudden Savant

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Although most musicians spend decades honing their craft, musical genius Derek Amato never had to practice a day in his life. One day, he sat down at the piano and his fingers began to fly across the keys with ease. As an immediate musical genius, Derek is one of the few people on Earth diagnosed with Acquired Musical Savant Syndrome. Derek takes us into the inner workings of his amazing gift.