Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room

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Jon Weber one of the most prominent music directors in New York cabaret performed his one man show at the Metropolitan Room last night. The acclaimed Milwaukee born Jazz pianist and composer lectured and played a program which demonstrated how jazz piano evolved over the last 115 years.

From Scott Joplin to Keith Jarrett Mr. Weber recreated the sounds and styles of the various pianists and showed how they influenced piano jazz over the years. Jon is the host of Piano Jazz with Jon Weber on National Public Radio and his recent album titled Simple Complex features his own compositions.

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Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Stephen Sorokoff & Jon Weber

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
EDa Sorokoff & Karen Oberlin

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Sean Harkness

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
EDa Sorokoff & Shana Farr

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room
Ervin Drake, Jon Weber, Joe Sirola

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room

Photo Coverage: Pianist Jon Weber Plays the Metropolitan Room

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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen's life seems to have always revolved around a camera and a piano. He studied at Manhattan School of Music and performed in the "Borsht Belt" during college vacations, where in the true DIRTY DANCING tradition he met his wife Eda. Stephen was a Board Member of the First All Children's Theater and his wife, a classical pianist, is a Board Member of Barrington Stage Co. In between he made time to be CEO of a multi national machinery company and President of a domestic Textile Mfg. Co. In retirement, he now takes pictures of his 5 grandchildren and various other performers.