Laurence Hobgood

Genre: pianist

Contemporary virtuoso pianist, collaborator, composer, arranger, producer, educator; multiple Grammy nominee and 2010 Grammy winner Laurence Hobgood has enjoyed a multi-faceted and dynamic career.

Hobgood has performed with his own groups, Kurt Elling and others at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Ozawa Hall at Tanglewood, Chicago’s Symphony Center and Ravinia, Sydney Opera House, London’s Barbican and Queen Elizabeth Halls, as well as the world’s most prestigious jazz festivals including Montreaux, North Sea, Monterey, Spoleto USA, Newport, Umbria, Montreal, JVC festivals in Paris and Japan and many others. Hobgood also appeared with Elling at the 2009 State Dinner given at the White House where President Obama welcomed India’s Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Residency Dates

March 13-17, 2017

Public Performance

Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 6 pm
In collaboration with Polyrhythms 3rd Sunday Jazz Series
River Music Experience, Davenport, IA
$10 general admission; $15 reserved seating
Call Polyrhythms for reservations: (309) 373-0790

An Evening with Laurence Hobgood

Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 6 pm
Holiday Inn & Suites, Davenport, IA
$35 in advance; $40 at the door


“Solo piano concert, Brink Lounge, Madison, WI – March 2012”