One of the finest pianists out there. Period.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
Contemporary virtuoso pianist, collaborator, composer, arranger, producer, educator, Yamaha Artist, multiple Grammy® nominee and 2010 Grammy® winner, Laurence Hobgood enjoys a multi-faceted and dynamic career. His dazzling piano technique and signature style of composing and arranging transport audiences both at home and abroad. In addition to his active solo career, Laurence presents concerts featuring collaborations with other artists, including his project Tesseterra for jazz trio and string quartet, and PoemJazz with Nobel Laureate Robert Pinsky. He's played at many of the world’s most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, the White House, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Tanglewood, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Sydney Opera House. Laurence is a Yamaha® Artist.