Still a bit dizzying for me to conceive — or even believe: in a couple weeks I’ll be playing, with my quintet, my 30th anniversary weekend at my jazz home, the Green Mill in Chicago. Thirty years.
I suppose I…Read more
Laurence Hobgood Trio, with special guests John Wojciechowski on sax and Shane Endsley on trumpet. Celebrate 30 years of great shows at Laurence's hometown venue. 9 pm Friday, 8 pm Saturday; tickets at the door.
Thirty years ago, a little-known pianist from Champaign-Urbana moved to Chicago and quickly aced a standing engagement in one of the city’s top jazz rooms, the Green Mill.
Since then, Laurence Hobgood has built a formidable reputation as a double-threat keyboard virtuoso and Grammy-winning arranger. Read more