from the CD
"From Ragtime to Jazz"
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!
JRM, 14102 Wembley Rd ~ Folsom, LA 70437
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 night Fritzel's 733 Bourbon St from 8 to 12
Watch John Royen play, "Snowy Morning Blues"
"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