Gifted pianist with intense musicality, Kenny Barron was the great accomplice of Stan Getz, who saw in him a great artist. Accompanist of the biggest names in jazz, Dizzy Gillespie to Chet Baker through to Freddie Hubbard, Ella Fitzgerald and Buddy Rich, nine times nominated at the Grammy Awards, Kenny Barron likewise conducted a grand career of leader by signing numerous albums - all critically acclaimed - published on distinguished labels such as Muse, Candid, Reservoir, Verve and Sunnyside.
His collaboration with Stan Getz in the 90's is recognized as one of the most important musical contributions of the 20th century...
It is an immense musician who will beckon on our stage! He will deliver us his art in trio. It was time to give him the place he deserves.
L'album : The Art of the Conversation – Impulse !
Line-up: Kenny Barron: piano, Kiyoshi Kitagawa: bass, Johnathan Blake: drums