Cora Puliatch

Guerrilla jazz

The John Brothers Piano Company takes to the streets

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MUSIC When John Steven Morgan and John "Thatcher" Boomer III — who make up the John Brothers Piano Company — finished their last set at the 54th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival last month, my eyes weren't watering alone. It wasn't the barbecue smoke from the nearby food tents, or the too-bright afternoon fairgrounds sun. The John Brothers shake their listeners to the soul, because these piano-playing souls are shaking too. And MJF was their formal music venue debut.Read more »