The Jazz Unlimited show for August 2 is “The Fifty Year Career of Kenny Barron.” Born in Philadelphia in 1943, pianist Kenny Barron began his career in 1960 and was best known early in his career for his work with Dizzy Gillespie. Since that time he is now considered to be one of the most important and influential mainstream jazz pianists since the bebop era. We will hear him with his own groups, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, Kevin Mahogany, Dave Holland, Benny Carter, Stan Getz, Regina Carter, Sphere, Judy Niemack, a six French horn ensemble, Joshua Breakstone, Ron Carter’s Piccolo Bass Quartet, J.J. Johnson, Jimmy Scott, Joe Henderson, Bobby Hutcherson, Charlie Haden and Jim Hall.
The Slide Show has photographs of some of the musicians heard on this show.
The Archive for this show will be available until he morning of August 10, 2015.