2013 Stanford Jazz Festival: Featuring Ruth Davies’ Blues Night with Special Guest Henry Butler
The Big Easy comes to SJW as New Orleans piano powerhouse Henry Butler grooves and sings his way into your soul, backed by bassist Ruth Davies and her mind-blowing band of blues veterans.Blind since birth, the “pride of New Orleans” —as he’s called by Dr. John—will channel Professor Longhair, James Booker, and Allen Toussaint, and show you things you never thought possible on the piano.
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Founded in 1972, Stanford Jazz Workshop (SJW) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to jazz education and appreciation.
Henry Butler's blues-based, New Orleans funk-style piano playing is not for every blues fan, to be sure. Butler is a local legend in New Orleans, but rarely tours other parts of the country; most any time of the year he can be found playing in one of New Orleans' famous night spots....
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