Kenny Barron

Steve Turre: The Very Thought of You

Sep 20, 2018

Steve Turre is one of the most prolific Jazz musicians going, with over 20 albums as a bandleader, with countless other performances on recordings, television and film going back to the early 1970s. Turre has brought his trombone to sessions for nearly everybody in Jazz. He has been a member of the Saturday Night Live Band for over 30 years.

Join WCLK's Mark Angel for an evening of classic jazz at Clayton State's Spivey Hall on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will featuring The Kenny Barron Trio.  

The Los Angeles Times calls Barron “One of the top jazz pianists in the world." He has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. The National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master makes a welcome return to Spivey Hall following his critically acclaimed Trio release, Book of Intuition.

Philadelphia's own Kenny Barron is a pianist, composer and 2010 National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master.   He has a new record out on Impulse! called Book Of Intuition.  You can hear cuts from it throughout the day on Jazz 91.9 WCLK in particular during Serenade To The City, Monday through Friday from 10:oo p.m. until 2:00 a.m.   Barron's current trio includes Kiyoshi Kitigawa on double bass and Johnathan Blake on drums.

Jazz Pianist Kenny Barron has been a mainstay of the WCLK sound for years now.  His latest release on Impulse is with Bassist and Composer Dave Holland, who have performed as a duo for a couple of years now.  The record is called The Art of Conversation, and you can hear it at various times on WCLK.

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Some WCLK listeners managed to catch Kenny Barron live in November at Spivey Hall.  In case you missed him, be sure to tune in for JazzSet with Dee Dee Bridgewater from NPR on WCLK Sunday at 7pm.  You'll be glad you did.

For more about JazzSet and Kenny Barron, click here.

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