"...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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Named #1 in Jazz for 2014 by The (London) Sunday Times and the CMJ Jazz Charts for Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9's Viper's Drag.

The Chicago Tribune has named Henry as one of the Year's Best in Jazz for Viper's Drag.

Henry Butler inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame as Master Artist.

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Sight Unseen: International Photography by Blind Artists, featuring work by Henry Butler and others, marks its 15th venue in 5 countries in 6 years at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
2/18–9/18, 2016
Founded in 2008, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights is the first museum solely dedicated to the evolution, celebration and future of human rights.
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By Andrew Adler
October 21, 2015
In 'Yowzie,' choreographer Twyla Tharp and New Orleans-born pianist Henry Butler combine for a whirl of rollicking early jazz
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 May 6 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
New Orleans, LA
Henry Butler & Jambalaya
 May 6 George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center
New Orleans, LA
Henry Butler in Concert with Heritage School of Music faculty
 May 7 Snug Harbor
New Orleans, LA
Henry Butler,
 June 1 Spoleto Festival USA
College of Charleston Cistern Yard
Charleston, SC
Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9

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Henry Butler fans: I couldn't have better fans and I know you've been asking for this for a while. Thanks for your patience and finally it's time! I love the intimacy with you all that comes from performing in smaller musical formats. Keep your eyes and ears open for me out there— as solo, trio and quartet. And if there's somewhere you want to hear me, shout it out and we'll see what we can do. Thanks for being my people. It's an extraordinary thing we are together.

Henry is available for corporate and private events, in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years he has performed at private parties for sports teams and events, on cruises for multinational corporations, and at conferences of varied sizes and interests. "There's a dynamic that rises up at these gatherings. In addition to being there as Henry Butler the pianist and performer, I might also be a speaker or a panelist. And I really enjoy the conversations, the rhythms that emerge." For further information/booking, email pianobutler@comcast.net or call (303) 300-9501.