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Jazz at The Falcon | Jan 10 | Kenny Werner Trio

"Werner's touch on the piano is as soft as a ripe banana, just ready for the
squeezing. A real delicate delight here." Jazz Weekly.

World-class pianist and composer, Kenny Werner, was awarded the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship Award for his seminal work, No Beginning No End - a musical journey exploring tragedy and loss, death and transition, and the path from one lifetime to the next. Utilizing over 70 musicians, Kenny's third album for Half Note Records is an expansive composition featuring Joe Lovano, Judy Silvano, Wind Ensemble, Choir and String Quartet.

Kenny continued to play in a duo with Toots Thielemans, the late legendary harmonica player, who left us in 2016. For twenty years, he has played with and arranged for Broadway legend, Betty Buckley. He also has had a nearly forty-year friendship and musical collaboration with Joe Lovano. They have recorded on a number of each other's projects.

Kenny's groundbreaking publication on Improvisation, Effortless Mastery Liberating the Master Musician Within, used his life experiences as a microscope into the artist's mind to distill the emotional, spiritual, and psychological aspects of an artist's life. Werner touched off a revolution, inspiring musicians to do inner work on the mind, body, and soul - upgrading their musical experience from the mundane to the profound.



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