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Listen: Kenny Barron On Piano Jazz

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Kenny Barron On Piano Jazz

Kenny Barron On Piano Jazz

Listen: Kenny Barron On Piano Jazz

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Set List

  • "Clouds" (K. Barron)
  • "I'm Confessin' That I Love You" (Dougherty, Neiberg, Reynolds)
  • "When Lights Are Low" (B. Carter, Williams)
  • "Stranger In A Dream" (McPartland, Caesar)
  • "How Deep Is The Ocean?" (I. Berlin)
  • "Embraceable You" (G. Gershwin, I. Gershwin)
  • "Sonny Moon For Two" (S. Rollins)
  • "Have You Met Ms. Jones?" (R. Rodgers, L. Hart)

Kenny Barron is one of the most highly regarded players of his generation. Playing professionally since he was 15, Barron has worked with some of the jazz world's best, including Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Henderson and Roy Haynes. On this episode of Piano Jazz, he performs his original tune "Clouds" and pairs with host Marian McPartland for "How Deep Is The Ocean?"

Barron's latest album, Kenny Barron & The Brazilian Knights, celebrates the music of Brazil.

Originally recorded on June 16, 2003.