Piano Night 2014

Roland Guerin

Mon, 04/28/14
Roland Guerin grew up in a musical family.  He first learned music from his mother, a bass player who taught him that you can’t make it in music without a strong groove and feeling. Roland studied Marketing at Southern University in Baton Rouge, where he joined legendary ja... Read more

Jorge Luis Pacheco

Wed, 04/16/14
One of the most renowned young musicians from the new generation of jazz and the piano in Cuba. Pacheco is the winner of the first prize at the International Competition of Young jazz musicians (JoJazz 2007). He is a pianist, percussionist, composer and musical director.  ... Read more

Sanford Hinderlie

Mon, 04/14/14
  Sanford Hinderlie studied composition with Martin Mailman, Larry Austin, and Merrill Ellis and jazz piano with Dan Haerle. He was the winner of the Delius Composition Competition, Piano Division, in 1980. Hinderlie is the director of SYNTHESIS 2000 devoted to electro-aco... Read more

Cyrus Chestnut

Mon, 04/14/14
  From  cyruschestnut.net: Born on January 17, 1963, in Baltimore, MD; son of McDonald (a retired post office employee and church organist) and Flossie (a city social services worker and church choir director) Soulful jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut might just be proof positi... Read more

Marty Sammon

Fri, 04/04/14
Born and raised in the Southside of Chicago, Marty Sammon began learning piano early in his childhood.  By the age of 15, he found himself already deeply embedded into the Chicago Blues scene playing with Southside Blues guitarist, Mr. L.V. Banks.     It wasn’t long befor... Read more

David Todd Paquette

Fri, 04/04/14
From Wikipedia: David Paquette is an International Jazz Pianist. He has recorded more than 45 albums, highlights of his career include touring the European Jazz circuit, establishing and directing a seventeen-year running annual Jazz Festival on New Zealand’s Waiheke Islan... Read more

Jon Cleary

Tue, 03/25/14
Grammy-winning Jon Cleary may be British born, but he is a New Orleanian at heart. His funk-infused piano rolls pay homage to the bedrock laid down by legends like Fats Domino, Allen Toussaint, and Professor Longhair, and he brings those traditions to contemporary stages in... Read more

Terrance Simien Trio

Mon, 04/29/13
The Terrance Simien Trio featuring Danny Williams on piano, Stan Chambers on bass and Simien on lead vocals and accordion are seasoned artists who have been performing for over 30 years. Grammy award winning Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience (est. 1981) have performe... Read more

Paul Longstreth

Fri, 04/15/11
Over the past 15 years, Paul Longstreth has shared the stage with some of the greatest jazz and rock musicians on the planet. He strives not only to entertain audiences, but to engage, educate, and enlighten both himself and all willing listeners. Read more

Ellis Marsalis

Tue, 04/13/10
Ellis Marsalis is regarded by many as the premier modern jazz pianist in New Orleans. He continues to lead his own group and has several recordings on the CBS-Sony label. He is currently developing his own recording label, Elm Records, with his wife Dolores and son Jason. Read more

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