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Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles
Gospel of Groove

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

w/ Howard Wiley & Extra Nappy

Sep 22
Miner Auditorium

Please note: Dance floor is General Admission standing room only. If you would prefer seats, please select a different level for this show.

A rising keyboard master, bandleader, composer, and GRAMMY-winning former member of Snarky Puppy, Cory Henry has performed with artists ranging from Kenny Garrett and Robert Glasper to Bruce Springsteen. His 2014 release, First Steps, went to #1 on the iTunes jazz chart, and following his audacious, autobiographical 2016 sophomore project, The Revival, Henry returns with his new album featuring his Funk Apostles band, Art of Love.

A prodigious musician and Brooklyn native who began playing Hammond organ at the age of two, Henry performed at Harlem’s famed Apollo Theater as a six-year-old, while honing his musicianship in church. Established as a veteran by his teens, Henry branched out into secular music and quickly found a home as an in-demand instrumentalist, touring the world with saxophone giant Kenny Garrett by 19. He’s was a core member of bassist and bandleader Michael League’s funk juggernaut Snarky Puppy, winning GRAMMY awards with them in 2014 and 2016, eventually striking out as a bandleader with the hard-driving Funk Apostles. With a style owing more to idols Oscar Peterson and Art Tatum than the typical Hammond organ heroes who preceded him, Cory Henry has captured the imagination of music fans of all stripes, creating an alchemy of gospel-inflected R&B, funk, jazz, and global influences that move the body and touch the soul.

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“One of the finest Hammond B-3 organ players of his generation” (All Music Guide), Henry returns with his Funk Apostles, playing material from his new album, Art of Love.

If anyone’s going to preach the gospel of the Hammond organ, it should be Cory Henry.

Boston Globe

If anyone’s going to preach the gospel of the Hammond organ, it should be Cory Henry.

Boston Globe

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