Piano player, songwriter, bandleader, and recording artist Henri Herbert’s musical genres include Boogie Woogie, Blues, and Rock ‘n’ Roll. He was raised in Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, and was born in the French city of Harfleur. He began studying the blues and boogie piano at a young age.
He is one of the top-rated and most in-demand pianists playing blues and boogie-woogie today, and he performs all over the world. He has collaborated with Bryan Adams, Isabella Summers, Jim Sclavunos, and Slim Jim Phantom in addition to performing as a soloist.
He joined the UK band The Jim Jones Revue in 2011 and played keyboards until the band disbanded in 2014. On September 7, 2011, he made an appearance as a part of The Jim Jones Revue on the Late Show with David Letterman (CBS-TV). Herbert is renowned for the extraordinarily large number of online plays that his original songs have amassed.
A video of Herbert playing “Henri’s Boogie,” a song he wrote, was posted on YouTube in 2013 and has now received over 27 million views. Over 50 million people have viewed a different video of his original song “Gettin’ On Down.” He currently resides in Austin, Texas, where he frequently tours Europe in addition to giving regular performances and recordings.