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Smooth Jazz Saxophonist Kenney Polson On Tour In Hawaii July-August 2019 With New Album

Smooth Jazz Saxophonist Kenney Polson On Tour In Hawaii July-August 2019 With New Album

Sailing high on the success of his latest album, For Lovers Only, jny: Portland-based smooth jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson returns to Hawaii in July. His new sound merges the best of jazz and rhythm and blues into one cool and captivating blend. The 2019 release includes leading players such as guitarist Bruce Conte and keyboardist Roger Smith ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Kenney Polson: For Lovers Only

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Saxophonist Kenney Polson may not be a household name but he has a lengthy pedigree in jazz and smooth jazz. He was born in Kansas City, Missouri to a musical family; a grandfather worked with Count Basie and Cab Calloway and an uncle sang with the Coasters. Polson's discography since 2010 includes Serendipity (2014, No Slop ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five with Kenney Polson

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About Kenney Polson

Jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson is an accomplished performer, recording artist, composer and educator. Based in the Pacific Northwest, he has performed in over 50 countries. Known widely as a smooth jazz artist, his seasoned musical style incorporates Latin, classical, New Age, rhythm & blues, funk and gospel influences with a strong ...

Kenney Polson

Jazz saxophonist Kenney Polson is a distinguished musician, composer and educator. Currently based in the Pacific Northwest, he has lived and performed in over 50 countries. Known widely as a smooth jazz artist, his seasoned musical style incorporates Latin, classical, New Age, rhythm & blues, funk and gospel influences. Polson has appeared on U.S. television with jazz greats Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Heath, Phil Woods, David Sanborn and Wynton Marsalis, and on the popular “Show do Jimmy” show in Bogota, Colombia. He has performed live with Joe Williams, Gil Scott-Heron, Michael Henderson, Norman Connors, Bettye Swan and Lee Garrett. Polson’s smooth saxophone is well known in Pacific Northwest jazz haunts such as The Jazz Station in Eugene, Jack London Jazz Club in Portland, The Royal Esquire in Seattle and the 1905 Jazz Club in Portland