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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Dr John Memorial

Wednesday, November 20th is Dr. John’s birthday. He would have been 79. These are the words I spoke at his Memorial Service. "Dr. John….Mac Rebennack, It was in his right hand piano rolls. It was in the rhythm and stretch of his left hand. It was in the words you...

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Faith, Trust, And Comfort

George Porter Jr. taught me how to function in different musical environments. You adapt by having faith in the people you play with, trust in your upbringing and comfort knowing your ears will lead the way.

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