"...Henry Butler is arguably the greatest living proponent of the classic New Orleans piano tradition, playing an amalgam of boogie-woogie, jazz, blues and classical in the lineage of Professor Longhair, James Booker, Tuts Washington, Allen Toussaint and countless other emperors of the ivories..."  Richard Skelly - All Music Guide
Once you've heard what bluesman Henry Butler's hands can create on those ivories, there's no going back. Those hands boogie that keyboard like no one else's. Throw in a classically trained voice aching us through the blues, and you're someplace you have never been before and would give anything to return to, again and again.
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By NPR STAFF  July 13, 2014  npr.org  

The New Thing In Jazz, Revisited

Impulse Records is the legendary label that proudly delivered the "new thing" in jazz in the 1960s: avant-garde records from the likes of John Coltrane and Pharaoh Sanders. It also helped jazz cross over to a larger audience; quite a few flower children bought Impulse albums.
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By Todd Lazarski  July 21, 2014  expressmilwaukee.com  

Henry Butler & Steven Bernstein: Viper’s Drag (Impulse)

What's old is new again, again—especially in Brooklyn. Amidst the borough’s prohibition-era cocktails, faux speakeasies and timeless sea of '20s-ish clever caps and facial hair, lies Katrina refugee and New Orleans piano traditionalist Henry Butler. His latest effort finds him alongside New York City's finest, adhering mostly to an early Satchmo-era aesthetic and running the gamut of jazz's heyday and similarly okra-inflected bayou boogie. Read on Here



 August 2 Deer Isle Jazz Festival
Stonington, ME
Henry Butler Trio
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 August 9 Balistreri Vineyards
Denver, CO
Henry Butler with Donald Harrison
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 August 14 Private Event, Alaska
 August 30 Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival
Willemstad, Curacao
Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9
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