by Katharine Tame
posted 05/05/2017

Kenny Barron Trio at The Basement

Kenny Barron.

Kenny Barron.

Kenny Barron is unrivalled in his ability to mesmerise audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and dynamic rhythms.

Spotted by Dizzy Gillespie when still in his teens, Barron has illuminated the jazz world for over five decades, working with the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz and Roy Haynes.

Named by Los Angeles Times as “one of the top jazz pianists in the world”, Barron has received nine Grammy nominations, six Best Pianist Awards from the Jazz Journalists Association, and consistently won jazz critics and readers polls in Downbeat, Jazz Times and Jazziz magazines. He was inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame in 2005 and as an NEA Jazz Master in 2010.

With deep respect for the jazz tradition and irrepressible warmth and creativity, this unforgettable performance will feature works from Barron’s most recent Grammy-nominated release, Book of Intuition.

Who: Kenny Barron Trio

Where: The Basement, Sydney, NSW

When: 7:00pm, Thu 1st June, 2017

To find out more, CLICK HERE

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