Kenny Barron smiles for a portrait

Kenny Barron Trio

event_note Saturday - May 04, 2024 | 6:00 PM
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Kenny Barron, piano
Endea Owens, bass
Savannah Harris, drums

Composer, pianist, educator, and NEA Jazz Master Kenny Barron returns to the festival with his trio. A peerless performer known for timeless classics and innovative improvisations, Barron’s piano skills are a testament to his status as a jazz icon. He has released over 40 albums, received 12 GrammyⓇ nominations, and played with legends including Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, and Buddy Rich. Barron was a music professor at Rutgers University for more than 25 years, and was inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame in 2005. Whether playing solo, trio, or quintet, Kenny Barron is recognized worldwide as a master of performance and composition.

5 pm Q&A with Kenny Barron and Gilmore Director of Jazz Awards Seth Abramson, Shaw Theatre lobby

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