Below are two excerpts featuring Murray Gross performing on piano

Memories of You

Butch Thompson, clarinet

Murray Gross, piano

Memories of You
Image by Oleg Kuzmin

Mozart - Quintet for Piano and Winds, K. 452, excerpt from mvt. 3

Mozart Quintet

Butch Thompson

In a career spanning more than 40 years, pianist and clarinetist Butch Thompson has earned a world-wide reputation as a traditional jazz and ragtime master. He created several ensembles including the Butch Thompson Trio and New Orleans Jazz Originals, and gained a wide audience when he was house pianist and bandleader for A Prairie Home Companion from 1974 to 1986.


Murray Gross, piano

Nancy Summers, oboe

Kent Krive, clarinet

Cindy Goudzwaard, bassoon

Tucker Supplee, horn