Piano Night 2015

Robert Glasper Experiment

Wed, 03/18/15
Breakthrough success can often be a tough act to follow. But with a little help from some notable friends, Robert Glasper Experiment is set to up the ante with the follow-up to his successful GRAMMY-winning album Black Radio. Flaunting a diverse array of featured guests inc... Read more

Joey Alexander

Wed, 03/18/15
Born in the city of Denpasar on the island of Bali in Indonesia in June of 2003, Joey Alexander encountered a keyboard at the age of six and immediately began picking out the melody of Thelonious Monk’s “Well, You Needn’t” by ear. His father, an amateur musician with a huge... 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

Brian Coogan

Mon, 04/29/13
Brian Coogan might be better known in New Orleans circles as an organist, electric keyboardist, and/or frontman, but is very excited to return to his first instrument and first love, the acoustic piano, to perform on the Piano Night bill. His rootedness of the piano traditi... 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

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

David Torkanowsky

Tue, 04/13/10
Beyond his regular WWOZ radio show and the music and people he brings to us on air, Tork is continually working with numerous artists and styles, from Irma Thomas to the critically acclaimed New Orleans modern jazz combo Astral Project. Read more

Joe Krown

Thu, 04/08/10
Joe Krown is a New Orleans piano and B-3 master, known for his prowess in the funk, blues, boogie-woogie and jazz arenas, and for his work with The Joe Krown Organ Combo, for his legacy with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown and, presently, as a member of the hard-touring Kenny Wa... Read more

Nigel Hall

Thu, 04/08/10
Nigel Hall is a Grammy-winning keyboardist and singer who carries on in the tradition of Art Neville, but with his own powerful voice and musical sensibilities, rooted firmly in modern jazz and funk. Hall can be heard with a variety of groups including his own band, but is ... Read more

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