New Orleans Jazz Piano

Featuring the
Stride Piano Stylings of
JOHN ROYEN


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"From Ragtime to Jazz"

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Preservation Hall
circa 1963


Check out this great feature story in the January 2020
"The Syncopated Times"



John enjoys playing with Pete Fountain and his band. It is the realization of one of his greatest dreams.

Read excerpts of a review of John Royen's new CD appearing in "The Second Line", magazine of the New Orleans Jazz Club.


Look for the new issue coming out soon!

http://www.nojazzclub.com/


Bookings

JRM, 14102 Wembley Rd ~ Folsom, LA 70437
(985) 796-5200
email: johnroyen@hotmail.com

 

From the "Jazz Lives" Blog:

THE CAPTAIN STRIDES BY (Part Three):
JOHN ROYEN’S NEW ORLEANS RHYTHM at the San Diego Jazz Fest: Joe Goldberg, Riley Baker, Marty Eggers

Check out the 2020 Schedule!

Catch John at these times and places!

  • San Diego Lafayette Hotel ballroom with jazz camp instructors concert Jan 19. 1-4 pm
  • French Quarter Festival April 18. 12:45-2 pm 600 Bourbon St

Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights

  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday at the Windsor Court 300 Gravier St., New Orleans from 6 to 9

Sunday nights

  • Sunday night Fritzel's 733 Bourbon St from 8 to 12

Watch John Royen play, "Echo of Spring" with the David Sager All Stars"

Watch John Royen play, "Snowy Morning Blues"

 

Click here to hear John playing It's Alright With Me.  

"John Royen plays real traditional jazz piano, the kind that takes two hands and a lot of soul." - Butch Thompson


"...a magnificent Preservation Hall pianist...John was a devoted pupil of the late Don Ewell and he shows it." - The San Francisco Examiner


"...in our town (New Orleans)...John Royen holds a unique position...John is our stride guy." - The Second Line (magazine of the New Orleans Jazz Club)


"John Royen is New Orleans' most important living stride piano player."  Rob Fontenot, music critic