"Central City is the soundtrack to any New Orleans party from Carnival Ball to Crawfish Boil.”
"Central City is John “Papa” Gros’ love letter to his home town, New Orleans." - Ink19.com
"Think of Central City as a feel-good drug that doesn’t require any prescription" - Americana Highways
“Gros is steeped in New Orleans music tradition, standing at the intersection of funk, R&B, soul and Americana music.” - NOLA.com
"...pronounced "Gro" with a silent "s"...
The tradition of NOLA piano greats lives on through John 'Papa' Gros." - Glide Magazine
“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
I'm GroSTREAMing.... John "Papa" GroSTREAM Saturday, May 30th 8pm (CST). I'll be in the Back Room doing the do. The stream will be broadcast from the John Papa Gros facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/JohnPapaGros/live/ This week I would have been playing a solo...
Stanton Moore of Galactic talking about John
You have to be as good as you can be every single night. https://youtu.be/vDB-Xp2gE3w
The sounds I grew up with are on the album "Central City" Get your copy of "Central City" at https://johnpapagros.com/product-category/music/ https://youtu.be/Da-iuVU5KFI