Piano Night

WWOZ Piano Night

Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis
Ellis and Delfeayo Marsalis at Piano Night 2014. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.

Piano Night 2014 happened April 28, and it was another outstanding celebration of the New Orleans piano tradition.

Piano Night is the flagship benefit event for WWOZ 90.7FM and has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world.  This one-of-a-kind benefit concert for WWOZ is held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends.

 

2014 Piano Night Photo Galleries

Davell Crawford

Food

Arrivals

patron party

 

Piano Night Food Donors

 

Albrecht Ice Sculpture
Carmo
Commander's Palace
Dunn & Sonnier Antiques and Flowers
Jacques-Imo's

La Divina Gelateria
Liberty's Kitchen
Martinique Bistro
Mimi's in the Marigny
MoPho
NOLA Restaurant
Redemption
Rio Mar
Sylvain
SoBou
 

   2014 Piano Night Line Up

Rocking the 2014 Piano Night stagese:  Ellis Marsalis, Cyrus Chestnut, Jon Cleary, Davell Crawford, Marcia Ball, Joe Krown, Nigel Hall, David Todd Paquette, Marty Sammon, the Terrance Simien Trio featuring Danny Williams, Yoshitaka "Z2" Tsuji, Sanford Hinderlie, Paul Longstreth, David Torkanowsky, Robert Walter’s Trio featuring Simon Lott & Chris Stillwell, and direct from Cuba Jorge Luis Pacheco. Read more about these amazing artists.

Piano Night Artists

 

The New Orleans Piano Tradition

If you'd like to learn more about the New Orleans Piano Tradition celebrated on Piano Night, check out the videos on our "Exploring the New Orleans Piano Tradition" page, which include lengthy lecture/performances by Tom McDermott, Henry Butler, and John Cleary, as well as shorter clips featuring legends like Professor Longhair, Dr. John, and James Booker.

Thank Yous

Photographers. Thanks to our volunteer photographers, whose work can be seen in the galleries linked above: Leon Morris, Kichea S. Burt, and Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, Catherine King, and Eli Mergel .

 

 

 

Piano Night 2014 is sponsored by:

People's Health Laffite Guest House Silk Road Collection OffBeat NOLA Motor Sports Park http://thetheatres.com/ Chevron Image Map

 

Piano Night memorabilia

Piano Night merchandise  

 

Past Piano Nights - 201320122011201020092008, videos from 2008

 

Piano Night photos: