12 May 2017

Kenny Barron’s jazz vibe

From Upbeat, 1:40 pm on 12 May 2017

Legendary American Jazz pianist Kenny Barron is coming to Christchurch as part of the International Jazz and Blues Festival at the end of this month. It’s the first time he’s performed in New Zealand. The octogenarian spoke to Zoe George from his base in New York, about the evolution of jazz, how Latin and Caribbean rhythms influenced his style, having “it” and, of course, Donald Trump.

Jazz pianist Kenny Barron

Jazz pianist Kenny Barron Photo: Supplied