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Kenny Werner

Kenny Werner is a world-class pianist and composer. His prolific output of compositions, recordings and publications continue to impact audiences around the world.

Kenny was recently awarded the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship Award for his seminal work, No Beginning No End. No Beginning No End is a musical journey exploring tragedy and loss, death and transition, and the path from one lifetime to the next. Utilizing over 70 musicians, Kenny’s third album for Half Note Records is an expansive composition featuring Joe Lovano, Judy Silvano, Wind Ensemble, Choir and String Quartet.

Born in Brooklyn, NY on November 19, 1951 and then growing up in Oceanside, Long Island, Kenny began playing and performing at a young age, first recording on television at the age of 11. Although he studied classical piano as a child, he enjoyed playing anything he heard on the radio. In high school and his first years of college he attended the Manhattan School of Music as a classical piano major.

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Albums

Poesia
Poesia
Pirouet Records
2015
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The Melody
The Melody
Pirouet Records
2015
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Me, Myself and I
Me, Myself and I
Justin Time Records
2012
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Institute Of Higher Learning
Institute Of Higher...
Half Note Records
2011
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Balloons
Balloons
Half Note Records
2011
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New York - Love Songs
Blue Note
2010
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