Fri Sep 21 2018

9:00 PM (Doors 8:00 PM)

Star Theater

13 NW Sixth Avenue Portland, OR 97209

$25.00 - $79.00

Ages 21+

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VIP Ticket Description

Cory Henry’s Masterclass + Meet & Greet Experience - $79 per ticket package – VIP1

  • One (1) general admission ticket to see Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles live

  • Early entry for a premium concert view

  • Meet & greet / photo opportunity with Cory, #TheChiefApostle

  • Masterclass led by Cory Henry focusing on soloing, writing, and finding your voice as a musician

  • One (1) limited edition 'Just A Word' journal, signed by Cory Henry

  • One (1) commemorative laminate

  • Merchandise shopping before doors open to the public

"The human voice is so powerful," says Cory Henry. "When I'm singing, it's like this extra way of connecting and communicating with people beyond what I can do just playing the organ. I'm able to convey these messages that are really important and meaningful to me through my words. Being front and center like this every night, it's a challenge, but I'm up for it."

On his latest debut album with The Funk Apostles, 'Art of Love,' organ virtuoso Cory Henry demonstrates that he's more than up for the challenge, moving from sideman to frontman with seemingly effortless grace and cool. Praised by AllMusic as "one of the finest Hammond B-3 organ players of his generation," Henry also proves himself to be a remarkable singer and songwriter here, one of extraordinary depth and vision. He and the band whip up an intoxicating blend of blues, soul, R&B, Afrobeat, gospel, and jazz on the record, blurring genres and upending expectations at every turn. Simultaneously futuristic and retro, experimental and classic, it's the sound of one of modern music's most inventive minds coming fully into his own as a bandleader and storyteller.

A Brooklyn native, Henry may be best known for his role in Snarky Puppy, the instrumental jazz-pop orchestra hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the more versatile groups on the planet right now." He's won a pair of GRAMMY Awards for his work with the band since 2012, but Henry's deft keyboard skills have been blowing minds around the world for more than two decades now. At six, he made his debut at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, and at nineteen, he joined the touring band of jazz icon Kenny Garrett. Since then, he's toured or recorded with everyone from Bruce Springsteen and The Roots to P. Diddy and Yolanda Adams in addition to cracking the Top 10 on Billboard's Jazz charts with a pair of solo albums. NPR called him "a master" and said his "musical charisma is a match for a nearly 400 pound organ," while Keyboard Magazine dubbed his playing "soulful, church-y, playful, restrained, and virtuosic," and The Boston Globe raved that "if anyone's going to preach the gospel of the Hammond organ, it should be Cory Henry."

The gospel, in fact, is where it all began for Henry. He grew up performing and singing in church (a recent documentary titled 'Gotcha Now' features incredible footage of him tearing up the organ there at the age of four), but he refrained from sharing his voice with the world outside those holy halls for many years.

 

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CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES

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Soul'd Out Proudly Presents

CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES

Fri Sep 21 2018 9:00 PM

(Doors 8:00 PM)

Star Theater Portland OR
CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES

$25.00 - $79.00 Ages 21+

VIP Ticket Description

Cory Henry’s Masterclass + Meet & Greet Experience - $79 per ticket package – VIP1

  • One (1) general admission ticket to see Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles live

  • Early entry for a premium concert view

  • Meet & greet / photo opportunity with Cory, #TheChiefApostle

  • Masterclass led by Cory Henry focusing on soloing, writing, and finding your voice as a musician

  • One (1) limited edition 'Just A Word' journal, signed by Cory Henry

  • One (1) commemorative laminate

  • Merchandise shopping before doors open to the public

"The human voice is so powerful," says Cory Henry. "When I'm singing, it's like this extra way of connecting and communicating with people beyond what I can do just playing the organ. I'm able to convey these messages that are really important and meaningful to me through my words. Being front and center like this every night, it's a challenge, but I'm up for it."

On his latest debut album with The Funk Apostles, 'Art of Love,' organ virtuoso Cory Henry demonstrates that he's more than up for the challenge, moving from sideman to frontman with seemingly effortless grace and cool. Praised by AllMusic as "one of the finest Hammond B-3 organ players of his generation," Henry also proves himself to be a remarkable singer and songwriter here, one of extraordinary depth and vision. He and the band whip up an intoxicating blend of blues, soul, R&B, Afrobeat, gospel, and jazz on the record, blurring genres and upending expectations at every turn. Simultaneously futuristic and retro, experimental and classic, it's the sound of one of modern music's most inventive minds coming fully into his own as a bandleader and storyteller.

A Brooklyn native, Henry may be best known for his role in Snarky Puppy, the instrumental jazz-pop orchestra hailed by Rolling Stone as "one of the more versatile groups on the planet right now." He's won a pair of GRAMMY Awards for his work with the band since 2012, but Henry's deft keyboard skills have been blowing minds around the world for more than two decades now. At six, he made his debut at Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater, and at nineteen, he joined the touring band of jazz icon Kenny Garrett. Since then, he's toured or recorded with everyone from Bruce Springsteen and The Roots to P. Diddy and Yolanda Adams in addition to cracking the Top 10 on Billboard's Jazz charts with a pair of solo albums. NPR called him "a master" and said his "musical charisma is a match for a nearly 400 pound organ," while Keyboard Magazine dubbed his playing "soulful, church-y, playful, restrained, and virtuosic," and The Boston Globe raved that "if anyone's going to preach the gospel of the Hammond organ, it should be Cory Henry."

The gospel, in fact, is where it all began for Henry. He grew up performing and singing in church (a recent documentary titled 'Gotcha Now' features incredible footage of him tearing up the organ there at the age of four), but he refrained from sharing his voice with the world outside those holy halls for many years.

 

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles

Funk-Rock

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Ages 21+
limit 10 per person
GA 21+
$25.00
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$79.00

Delivery Method

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Will Call

Terms & Conditions

This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund.