Winner of OffBeat Magazine’s Best of the Beat Award for Best Piano/Keyboardist

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“John “Papa” Gros is a bedrock New Orleans artist, a keyboardist, singer and songwriter who draws on funk, rhythm & blues and Americana songcraft; he also knows his way around the Mardi Gras music repertoire about as well as anyone.” – Keith Spera The New Orleans Advocate

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Preparing For Jazz Fest

Preparing for Jazz Fest is challenging. Because every group I play with has a different set of material to prepare. It’s not uncommon to learn and play hundreds of songs. You spend weeks trying to get as organized and familiar with the music and arrangements, so when...

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