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Joe Krown – New Orleans Piano Master – postponed
April 17, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$25 – $35
Award-winning New Orleans styled piano and Hammond B-3 player Joe Krown is a resident and is based out of the city of New Orleans. He has been nominated twice and won a New Orleans Big Easy Award in the Blues category in April 2001. His blues trio, Sansone, Krown & Fohl, won a 2004 Big Easy Award. Joe’s third compact disc, Buckle Up, was picked #4 CD, “Best of 2000CDs” in the Times Picayune, and “Best CDs of 2000” in OffBeat magazine. Joe was also selected “Best Keyboardist, Editor’s Choice” at CitySearch.com for New Orleans. Joe’s fourth CD, Funkyard was picked #4 CD in Gambit Magazine and #15 in the Times Picayune “Best CD’s of 2002” and “Critic’s Choice Best of 2002” in Offbeat Magazine. Joe’s CD, Livin’ Large (2005) clocked in at #11 in overall sales for the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2005. His trio with Walter Wolfman Washington & Russell Batiste, Jr., won a 2009 Offbeat Award for “Best R&B/Funk CD” (Live at the Maple Leaf) and a 2009 Big Easy Award in the “Best Rhythm & Blues Band” category. He is currently touring all over the U.S. and the world as the organ/piano player for the award winning Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band.
Joe has performed with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Johnny Adams, Marcia Ball, Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, New Orleans Juice, Theresa Anderson, C.J. Chenier and Marva Wright. Joe held the keyboard chair for Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown from 1992 until Gates passing in 2005. As the keyboard player in Gatemouth’s band and as an artist, Joe has shared the stage with superstars like Carlos Santana, Eric Clapton, Kim Wilson, Ike Turner, Jimmy McGriff, Melvin Sparks, George Porter Jr., Buddy Guy, Niles Rodgers, Shemekia Copeland, Paul Shaffer (David Letterman Show), Lenny Picket (Tower of Power, SNL band), Sonny Landreth, Dr. John, Albert Collins, Joe Sample, Irma Thomas, Kenny Neal, Frankie Ford, and many others. Joe has recorded with Clarence “Gatemouth” Brown, Luther “Guitar Jr.” Johnson, Jumpin Johnny Sansone, New Orleans Juice, Kid Ramos (guitarist from the Fabulous Thunderbirds), Bobby Charles, Raful Neal, Marva Wright and many other New Orleans artists. Krown has eight CDs out under his own name, three CDs with Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste Jr. and one CD as member of Sansone, Krown & Fohl. As a member of Gatemouth Brown’s band, Krown is on Carlos Santana’s Carlos Santana Presents Blues At Montreux 2004 (2006) DVD.
Tickets are $25.00 in advance and $35.00 at the door.