Allstar Duo: Harvie S, bass with Kenny Barron, piano

Allstar Duo: Harvie S, bass with Kenny Barron, piano

Harvie S, award winning bassist, educator, composer, arranger, and producer, is continually challenging himself and his peers, expanding the borders of musical direction. A legendary bassist, he has performed and recorded with Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Dexter Gordon, Tony Bennett, Ray Baretto, Michael Brecker, Jean Pierre Rampal, Paquito D’Rivera, Gil Evans, Art Farmer, Mark Turner, Jim Hall, Stefon Harris, Billy Hart, Lee Konitz, Yusef Lateef, Dave Leibman, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, Paul Motion, Chico O’Farrill, Danilo Perez, Maria Schneider, Zoot Sims, Toots Thielemans, Ray Vega, James Williams, Phil Woods, Louie Bellson and countless others. He can be heard on twenty albums as a leader, fifteen as a co-leader, and over four hundred albums as a sideman.

One of the undisputed masters of the jazz piano, Kenny Barron’s unmatched ability to mesmerize audiences with his elegant playing, sensitive melodies and infectious rhythms is what inspired The Los Angles Times to name him "one of the top jazz pianists in the world” and Jazz Weekly to call him “The most lyrical piano player of our time.” His resume reads like a virtual “Who’s Who” of Jazz including stints with Roy Haynes, James Moody, Dizzy Gillespie. Freddie Hubbard, Stanley Turrentine, Milt Jackson, Ron Carter, Stan Getz, and countless others. Kenny Barron’s own recordings for Verve have earned him nine Grammy nominations beginning in 1992. Barron consistently wins the jazz critics and readers polls, including Downbeat, Jazz Times and Jazziz magazines. In 2005 he was inducted into the American Jazz Hall of Fame and won a MAC Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a six-time recipient of Best Pianist by the Jazz Journalists Association and was a finalist in the prestigious 2001 Jazz Par International Jazz Award. Whether he is playing solo, trio or quintet, Kenny Barron is recognized the world over as a master of performance and composition.

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 19:30 to 21:30
The Nyack Library
59 South Broadway (845) 358-3370
10960 Nyack , NY
Or call: 845-608-3593

In person: The Nyack Library Circulation Desk
By mail: The Nyack Library, 59 So. Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960

Tickets: $30 Adult /$25 Senior / $23 Member /$20 Young Adult

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