Kenny Barron Trio: Jazz Concert
February 28, 2014
Kenny Barron is one of jazz’s most renowned and lyrical pianists. He was a member of the NEA 2010 class of Jazz Masters — the most esteemed prize given to jazz artists by the U.S. government, was named a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and received the Mid Atlantic Living Legacy Award. A multiple Grammy Award nominee, Barron was honored with induction into the American Jazz Hall of Fame and received the MAC Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2005, New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center hosted a three-week Kenny Barron Festival. Barron has made significant contributions to the world of jazz since he was a member of Dizzy Gillespie’s quintet in 1962, as a composer, arranger, educator, and recording artist. Limited space; reservations will be available.