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Ystad Jazz Festival presents the summer festival program and simultaneously invites a piano solo concert with Kenny Barron.
Free admission to the presentation starting at 18:00 and for the concert starting at 19:30 you can buy tickets here.
Now in the 70’s, Kenny Barron is perceived to be more lyrical than before and in 2010 he received “The National Endowment for the Arts”. He has an incomparable ability to entice the audience with his elegant music playing. Los Angeles Times calls him one of the best pianists in the world and Jazz Weekly the most lyrical pianist of our time. Early, he became aware and the musical career took off already in the teens when he came to New York 19 years old and played with Lee Morgan and James Moody. A little later, Kenny was engaged by Dizzy Gillespie, Freddie Hubbard, Milt Jackson. Well-known is his long collaboration with Stan Getz in the 1980s. Legendary albums were born: Anniversary, Serenity and Grammy-nominated People Time. Kenny Barron is a two-year honorary doctorate. A wide range of awards in addition to the above has been awarded to Dr Barron.