Kenny Barron

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Kenny Barron (born June 9, 1943 in Philadelphia), is an American jazz pianist. He is the younger brother of tenor saxophonist Bill Barron, and known for his lyrical, adaptive style.


His talent first came to wider recognition when he took the piano chair in the 1960s Dizzy Gillespie quartet. He graduated in 1978 with a BA in Arts from Empire State College (Metropolitan Center, NYC).

He also co-led the groups Sphere and the Classical Jazz Quartet.

Between 1987 and 1991, Barron recorded several albums with Stan Getz, most notably Bossas & Ballads – The Lost Sessions, Serenity, Anniversary and People Time, a 2CD set.

He has been nominated nine times for Grammy Awards and for the American Jazz Hall of Fame. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009.

For over 25 years, Barron taught piano and keyboard harmony at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He now teaches at the Juilliard School of Music. His piano students have included Noah Baerman, Earl MacDonald, Harry Pickens, and Aaron Parks.


As leader

As sideman

With Ron Carter
  • Piccolo (1977)
With Continuum With Charles Davis
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