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16 juin 2015

KENNY BARRON REWARDED + NEW ALBUM IN 2016

After recently celebrating his 72nd birthday with a « Downbeat » cover in April, pianist Kenny Barron has now received no fewer than three Jazz Awards from the Jazz Journalists Association!

Kenny Barron, « Pianist of the Year ».

Kenny Barron /Dave Holland, « Duo/Trio of the Year ».

and « The Art of Conversation (impulse!), « Record of the Year »!

Jazz Awards winners are determined through open nominations and direct voting by members.

The JJA Jazz Awards were established in 1996. Winners of all years and nominees for 2015 are

searchable at www.JJAJazzAwards.org

impulse! is happy to announce the future release of Kenny Barron’s new album in the first half of 2016. The album, a trio record, was recorded in New York’s Avatar Studio on June 4 & 5 with Kyioshi Kitagawa (double bass) and Johnathan Blake (drums).