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Cory Henry

Among the finest Hammond B-3 body organ players of his era, Cory Henry was a kid prodigy, using both piano and body organ by enough time he was 2 yrs old, building his debut on the legendary Apollo Theater when he was just six. He spent some time working in the studio room and toured with countless performers, including Yolanda Adams, Stanley Dark brown, Israel Houghton, P. Diddy, Kirk Franklin, Kenny Garrett (the 19-year-old Henry became a fixture in Garrett’s touring music group for 3 years), Donnie McClurkin, Boyz II Guys, Michael McDonald, Bruce Springsteen, the Root base, and many more. He in addition has worked being a bandleader and manufacturer aswell as an in-demand sideman. Dropping nearer to the Artwork Tatum and Oscar Peterson aspect from the Hammond body organ jazz genre than Jimmy Smith, with perhaps a small Billy Preston tossed in, Henry at his greatest combines the very best of both gospel and jazz in his playing. His albums being a bandleader are the 2010 vacation set Xmas with You, 2011’s Keep You By itself, and 2012’s Gotcha Today Doc. Since 2012, Henry is a person in the acclaimed experimental jazz and funk ensemble Snarky Puppy, with whom he gained a 2014 Grammy Prize for Greatest R&B Functionality and a 2015 Grammy for Greatest Contemporary Instrumental Record. In 2016, Henry released the gospel0infused single work The Revival.

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