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Ken Silverman

Ken Silverman is a NYC-based guitarist/composer with an eclectic approach to jazz writing and playing. In addition to jazz, his style draws upon blues, funk, rock and classical influences. He views his new recording, Parallel Man, as a new direction in that it is both musically adventurous and widely accessible to a wider audience.

Ken is active in the New York City scene, playing in ensembles including the Ken Silverman Trio (focused on his original material), a 1930’s-style Swing Band, Free jazz improvisation, and African-inspired music.

Ken has released a number of cd’s to critical acclaim.

In 2012 Ken released Visionaries a work focusing on solo compositions. Allaboutjazz.com said the cd was "…an attestation that Mr. Silverman is a consummate musician and an accomplished artist."

In 2011 he released The Ken Silverman Septet - From Emptiness, which featured the late great Trumpeter Roy Campbell, Jr. Allaboutjazz.com called it "…a Deeply Spiritual work...a Near Masterpiece..."

In 2010, Macroscopia featuring reeds great Daniel Carter, of which a reviewer noted, "One begins to appreciate the subtlety and brilliance of this work." (Jazz Record)

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Ken has released a number of cd’s to critical acclaim.

- Guitar improvisor ken silverman keeps the energy high and the composition compelling; in a trio setting with sam mcpherson, double bass and andy o’neill. if you only listen to the title track, that is a microcosm of silverman’s eclectic and polished style. WTJU Radio, reviewing Parallel Man, 2015.

- In 2012 Ken released Visionaries a work focusing on solo compositions. Allaboutjazz.com said the cd was "…an attestation that Mr. Silverman is a consummate musician and an accomplished artist."

- In 2011 he released The Ken Silverman Septet - From Emptiness, which featured the late great Trumpeter Roy Campbell, Jr. Allaboutjazz.com called it "…a Deeply Spiritual work...a Near Masterpiece..."

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Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Guitar Fantasies

Soundseer
2016

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Parallel Man

Soundseer
2015

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Visionaries

Soundseer
2013

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Visionaries

Soundseer
2012

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Renoir

From: Parallel Man
By Ken Silverman

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