Kenny Barron has been playing piano out there for two-thirds of his life. This son of Philadelphia began work barely out of high school, partly through his late brother Bill's solicitude. kenny played with homeboy Jimmy Heath and Dizzy Gillespie in his teens, Yusef Lateef and Ron Carter in his thirties, sax-man Bill often. He's also co-founded the Monk-band Sphere and duetted prettily with romantic soul-mate Stan Getz.
Nevertheless, opportunities to attack the keyboard all alone are r… MORE