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Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron's unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms is what inspired “The Los Angeles Times” to name him “one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and “Jazz Weekly” to call him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.”

Philadelphia is the birthplace of many great musicians, including one of the undisputed masters of the jazz piano: Kenny Barron. Kenny was born in 1943 and while a teenager, started playing professionally with Mel Melvin's orchestra. This local band also featured Barron's brother Bill, the late tenor saxophonist. At age 19, Kenny moved to New York City and was hired by James Moody after the tenor saxophonist heard him play at the Five Spot.

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Albums

Art of Conversation
Art of Conversation
Impulse!
2014
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Kenny Barron & The Brazilian Knights
Kenny Barron & The...
Sunnyside Records
2013
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The Traveler
The Traveler
Sunnyside Records
2008
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Images
Images
Sunnyside Records
2005
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The Perfect Set: Live at Bradley's II
The Perfect Set: Live...
Sunnyside Records
2005
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Live at Bradley's
Live at Bradley's
Sunnyside Records
2004
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