"...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.
The Chicago Tribune
By Howard Reich
August 25, 2015
Henry Butler presses on after Katrina and a bout with cancer

Ten years ago this week, the colossal New Orleans singer-pianist Henry Butler saw his life very nearly wrecked by Hurricane Katrina and its disastrous aftermath. Butler's New Orleans house was deluged in six feet of water, most of its precious contents destroyed. The musician, like thousands of other New Orleanians, was left "pretty much homeless," he says.  As the 10th anniversary of the Aug. 29 storm approaches, Butler finds himself contemplating what happened, and how it changed everything.

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 September 2 After School Matters
Chicago, IL
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 September 3 Chicago Jazz Festival
Chicago, IL
Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9
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 Sept. 11-13 75th National Folk Festival
Greensboro, NC
Henry Butler & Jambalaya
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 Sept. 20 Jazz Al Parque
Bogota, Columbia
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.
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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.