from the CD
"From Ragtime to Jazz"
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!
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