Piano Night 2012

Eric Bolivar

Fri, 04/20/12
Eric Bolivar is a musician who has shared his talents with people around the world many times over. This musical journey has seen him perform with a wildly diverse group of artists ranging from rock gods to jazz legends, revolutionary punks to hip hop poets, r&b/ funk royal... Read more

Liz McComb

Fri, 04/20/12
Liz McComb grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. With her superb, expressive, ample mezzo voice, Liz could have easily chosen a classical career. Like Mahalia Jackson, she dedicated her life to Gospel, thus bringing to light this musical treasure from the Afro-American churches into ... Read more

Courtney Bryan

Tue, 04/17/12
Courtney Bryan, a native of New Orleans, La, is a prolific and eclectic composer, pianist, and arranger. Her compositions range from solo works to large ensembles in the jazz and new music idioms, film scores, and collaborations of dancers, visual artists, writers, and acto... Read more

Ike Stubblefield

Wed, 04/11/12
Hammond B3 virtuoso Ike Stubblefield is a music industry legend. With almost 50 years in the business, you may think he’s seen and done it all, but he’s just getting started. He cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Martha R... Read more

Bob Malone

Wed, 04/11/12
Los Angeles based Bob Malone plays keyboards with rock legend John Fogerty, and continues a successful 15-year solo career as well. He plays a one-of-a-kind hybrid of blues, rock, and soul, delivered with high-energy piano virtuosity and soulful vocals. He headlines over 10... Read more

Henry Butler

Wed, 04/11/12
Widely hailed as a pianist and vocalist both as a solo artist and with a variety of groups-considered by many to be the premier exponent of the great New Orleans jazz and blues piano tradition-Henry Butler is equally respected for his versatile work as a composer and arrang... Read more

Conun Pappas, Jr.

Wed, 04/11/12
New Orleans has been a piano town since Jelly Roll Morton claimed he invented the jazz piano. Conun Pappas, Jr. is a native son of the Crescent City and a successor to a long line of great New Orleans piano players. Signs of his talent showed at the early age of six when he... Read more

Mark Brooks

Wed, 04/11/12
Mark Brooks is one of New Orleans most talented, versatile, and sought after bassists. He is also a protégée of the great Jazz Master, Alvin Batiste. Mark attended Southern University in Baton Rouge, where he pursued a music degree along with one of his close friends, Branf... Read more

John "Papa" Gros

Fri, 04/08/11
John “Papa” Gros (pronounced Grow) is a pianist, organist, vocalist, and composer who combines the best of New Orleans’ piano professor traditions with contemporary funk, rock, and blues to create his own distinctive and dynamic sound. He is an established solo artist and i... Read more

Marc Stone

Tue, 04/20/10
Threadhead Records artist Marc Stone is a solo artist as well as an in-demand professional in New Orleans, playing with many of Louisiana's great artists. In addition to his shows with his own group around New Orleans, Marc has backed countless artists, including Eddie Bo, ... Read more

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