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  1. More InformationRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Georgetown Current

    From collaborating with the New Jersey symphony on Adagio For Strings to mixing it up with hip-hop legend GURU on his Jazzmatazz projects; From swinging hard with legends Miles Davis and Art Blakey, to rockin' out with Sting and Peter Gabriel. Alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett brings a muscular yet lyrical eloquence to everything he does.


  2. Day by day: A glimpse into Art of Cool 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Independent Weekly

    ... just childish." But there was little childish about Friday. From legend Roy Ayers and senior jazz authority Kenny Garrett to the festival's mature soul selections, opening night was a sexy, cool game for the grown-ups. Saturday, April 25 When Dizzy ...


  3. Photo Recap: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2015 Day Two 4.25.15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | Live Music Blog

    Day Two from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is in the books and it was another rainy, muddy day for festival attendees. Our man Jim Brock got us shots from Ryan Adams , Sonny Landreth , The Revivalists , John Legend , Dumpstaphunk , Cassandra Wilson , Robert Cray , and Kenny Garrett .


  4. Kenny Garrett gets funky to cap a Saturday at New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 |

    Saxophonist Kenny Garrett brought a muscular quintet to New Orleans Jazz Fest, closing out the Jazz Tent on April 25, 2015. Kenny Garrett unleashed a funky, muscular quintet at New Orleans Jazz Fest on Saturday .


  5. Saturday Nite Live!! Peter MontgomeryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    New York City-born, Tokyo-based jazz guitarist Peter Montgomery has jammed and performed with some of the biggest names in jazz, R&B and hip-hop: Bobby Brown, Rick James, Keith Sweat, Angie Jones, Stanley Brown, Sam & Dave, Javon Jackson and Kenny Garrett to name a few. Kenny Garrett described Peter as a "world-class guitarist."


  6. Jazz pianist Kris Bowers on stage Friday, April 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 |

    Jazz pianist Kris Bowers, classically trained and '90s hip hop-influenced, performs Friday, April 24 during the Art of Cool Festival. He'll perform a one-hour set between Chris Turner and the Kenny Garrett Quintet at Motorco Music Hall, one of several venues at the weekend jazz music festival in Durham.


  7. Art of Cool: Don't miss these acts of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Independent Weekly

    ... of quiet, seated clubs. This year, one of the most accomplished and beloved living jazz musicians, saxophonist Kenny Garrett, will try to make it a trend. Watch as the 54-year-old bandleader weaves between strains of Miles and Coltrane and from ...


  8. INTERVIEW: Interview: Andy WaddellRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | All About Jazz

    ... which is where my roots are ( ) up to my modern favorites, guys like Mark Turner, Mehldau, Rosenwinkel, and Kenny Garrett. This album has influences beyond the looking glass, right down into the rabbit hole. On the other side, some of my favorites ...


  9. Russell Malone, "Soul Leo" from Love Looks Good on You (2015): One Track MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... muscular original - which, as part of Mulgrew Miller's 1987 release Wingspan , found the pianist tangling with Kenny Garrett and Tony Reedus - harkened directly back to Miller's roots in Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. That remains faithfully in tact, ...


  10. Playing for the PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | The Miami Herald

    ... as Jimmy Heath and the late James Moody, as well as contemporaries such as Russell Malone, Christian McBride, Kenny Garrett and Roy Hargrove, and performing with the likes of Pat Metheny, Dave Holland and Ignacio Berroa. "People come to a jazz ...


  11. 2015 Art of Cool Festival tickets on sale; performers addedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 |

    ... 1. Other previously announced performers include large ensembles Snarky Puppy and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, the Kenny Garrett Quintet, Gretchen Parlato, Ben Williams, Ester Rada and Marc Cary. A free, public concert will be held April 24 in Durham ...


  12. Aaron Comess, "Resolution" from Aaron Comess Quintet (2015): Exclusive streamRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... Kevin Loftis, Barney McAll, Richard Hammon and Teddy Kumpel - alumni from bands led by such jazz greats as Kenny Garrett, Jimmy Cobb, Roy Hargrove and Gary Bartz, among others - join Comess for an album recorded over three live sets. Coltrane's ...


  13. Art of Cool Festival Seeks Musicians for Jazz and Soul Festival in AprilRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 |

    The Art of Cool Festival , a locally run, three-day music festival, has issued an open call for artist applications to augment its 2015 lineup. AOCFEST seeks North Carolina-based individual performers and groups in the genres of jazz, soul, rhythym and blues and hip-hop to join its queue of talented artists from around the globe, including Roy Ayers, Anthony Hamilton, The Kenny Garrett Quintet, Snarky Puppy and more.


  14. George Wein Announces Lineup for 2015 Newport Jazz FestivalRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... first annual jazz festival will feature Chris Botti, Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Kenny Garrett, Maria Schneider, Arturo Sandoval, Billy Childs, Arturo O'Farrill, Fred Hersch, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Jon Batiste, Kneebody, ...


  15. Saturday Nite Live!! Peter Montgomery with Chisa MurataRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | The Foreign Correspondents' Club of Japan

    New York City-born, Tokyo-based jazz guitarist Peter Montgomery has jammed and performed with some of the biggest names in jazz, R&B and hip-hop: Bobby Brown, Rick James, Keith Sweat, Angie Jones, Stanley Brown, Sam & Dave, Javon Jackson and Kenny Garrett to name a few. Kenny Garrett described Peter as a "world-class guitarist."


  16. Jazz at Lincoln Center streams to Pillsbury HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2015 | TwinCities

    ... Coltrane's band. In addition to his solo career, Sanders has played with Sun Ra, McCoy Turner, Don Cherry and Kenny Garrett. As with all of Pillsbury House's productions, tickets are pick-your-price. For details, see . -- ...


  17. Preview: Saxophonist Kenny Garrett brings experiencesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Saxophonist Kenny Garrett originally wasn't enamored with the saxophone itself -- as a child, he was merely entranced by the smell of the case. But his father, also a sax player, eventually got his son a plastic horn for Christmas one year, and "taught me the G-scale and that was it."


  18. EVENT: Christian McBride Named Keynote Speaker for Jazz Connect ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | All About Jazz

    ... Aside from relatively recent travels with Pat Metheny as well as Chick Corea, Roy Haynes, John McLaughlin and Kenny Garrett, and the Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour - 55th Anniversary, McBride has been artist-in-residence and artistic director with ...


  19. Ayers, Cornelious among Art of Cool 2015 lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 |

    ... will perform - Grammy Award winners Snarky Puppy and Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Other performers are saxophonist Kenny Garrett and his quintet, bass player Ben Williams and Sound Effect, keyboard player Marc Cary, trumpet player Takuya Kuroda and ...


  20. a Few Minutes WITHa Jaimeo BrownRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... Brown's been the drummer for Stevie Wonder and Carlos Santana, but he's also played for Pharoah Sanders and Kenny Garrett, who both stepped outside the box about five minutes after they got their first saxophone. The tenor player on "Mean World" ...