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NEA Jazz Master & 12x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Pianist & Composer KENNY BARRON will perform with his Trio at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club on Friday February 11 at 7:30 P.M. Kenny Barron will join Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s initial 2022 Schedule of Shows which now includes 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 20 GRAMMY® Award-Winning Artists, 15 Blues Music Award-Winners, and a comprehensive list of talented musicians with 250+ GRAMMY® Award Nominations amongst them. Tickets for Kenny Barron’s 7:30 P.M. show – as well as Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s current list of 2022 shows – can be found on Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s Online Event Calendar at: https://www.jimmysoncongress.com/events.

 

Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club Features NEA Jazz Master & 12x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Pianist & Composer KENNY BARRON on Friday February 11 at 7:30 P.M. Honored by The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) as a 2010 Jazz Master, Kenny Barron has an unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms. Kenny Barron is recognized as a master of performance and composition.

Kenny Barron’s GRAMMY® Award Nominations include 5x-“Best Jazz Instrumental Solo”, 3x-“Best Jazz Instrumental Performance” & 2x-“Best Jazz Instrumental Album.” Kenny Barron is also a 6x-Jazz Journalist Association “Pianist of the Year” Award-Winner. Most recently, Barron was also nominated for a GRAMMY® in 2021 for “Best Improvised Jazz Solo” for the song “Kick Those Feet”.

    • “One of the top jazz pianists in the world,” hails the THE LOS ANGELES TIMES.
    • “The most lyrical piano player of our time,” claims JAZZ WEEKLY.
    • “Among the dozen or so most admired pianists in jazz today, Kenny Barron strikes me as the one who wears his mastery most comfortably,” praises THE GUARDIAN
    • “…the album of course features one of the iconic pianists of our time, Barron…” states GLIDE MAGAZINE.
    • “More than half a century later, Barron is still writing original music that touches listeners’ soul,” extols DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE.

“We are honored to have another world-renowned Jazz Master at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club. National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Jazz Master Kenny Barron is a highly acclaimed and celebrated jazz pianist and composer who will present a remarkable and wonderful evening of jazz music at Jimmy’s,” says Suzanne Bresette, Managing Director of Programming at Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club.

Tickets for NEA Jazz Master & 12x-GRAMMY® Award Nominated Pianist & Composer KENNY BARRON on Friday February 11 at 7:30 P.M. are available on Ticketmaster.

Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s initial 2022 Schedule of Shows includes 5 NEA Jazz Masters, 20 GRAMMY® Award-Winning Artists, 18 Blues Music Award-Winners, and a comprehensive list of talented musicians with 250+ GRAMMY® Award Nominations amongst them. Visit Jimmy’s Online Event Calendar for Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s current 2022 Schedule of Shows now on-sale. Subscribe to Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club’s Email Newsletter to stay informed on new jazz and blues artist announcements, tickets, special offers, Jimmy’s Sunday Jazz Brunch, and much more.

ABOUT JIMMY’S JAZZ & BLUES CLUB
The mission of Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club is to provide guests a one-of-a-kind, world-class experience featuring serious jazz and blues music served with exceptional southern-inspired cuisine. Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club features a spectacular and visually breathtaking environment engineered to deliver the highest quality acoustics while utilizing state-of-the-art production, sound and lighting technologies. Jimmy’s Jazz & Blues Club is located within a beautifully restored 1905 building at 135 Congress Street in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. For more information visit https://www.jimmysoncongress.com or follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/JimmysJazzBlues.