Kenny Barron

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Date of Birth June 9, 1943
Place of Birth Pennsylvania
Age 77 years old
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Kenny Barron

Kenny Barron is an American jazz pianist, who has appeared on hundreds of recordings as leader and sideman and is considered one of the most influential mainstream jazz pianists since the bebop era.

Born: June 9, 1943, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Genres: Jazz
Occupation(s): Musician, composer
Instruments: Piano
Years active: 1960s–present
Website: Kenny Barron's Official site
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About Kenny Barron

Lyrical jazz artist whose influence and importance among jazz pianists was highly regarded. He was a respected teacher at The Juilliard School of Music.

Kenny Barron Before Fame

He graduated from Empire State College in 1978 with a BA in Arts.

Achievement of Kenny Barron

He and Stan Getz collaborated on several albums between 1987 and 1991.

Kenny Barron Family Life

His older brother was tenor saxophonist Bill Barron.

Associations of Kenny Barron

He played piano for the Dizzy Gillespie quartet as one of his first gigs.

Information related to Kenny Barron

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  • Empire State College alumni
  • Jazz fusion pianists
  • Xanadu Records artists
  • Mainstream jazz pianists
  • Candid Records artists
  • Hard bop pianists
  • American jazz keyboardists
  • Criss Cross Jazz artists
  • African-American jazz pianists
  • Post-bop pianists
  • Enja Records artists
  • Muse Records artists
  • Verve Records artists
  • Musicians from Philadelphia
Latest information about Kenny Barron updated on April 17, 2021.

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