Kenny Washington
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Kenny Washington
The Soulful Side of the Songbook

Kenny Washington

Jul 28
Miner Auditorium
SunJul 28
7:00 PM

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A masterful vocalist and “the superman of the Bay Area jazz scene” (SF Chronicle), Kenny Washington is easily among the most beloved and soulful singers working today. A New Orleans native, Washington grew up with the gospel music he heard in church, singing and performing from an early age. Following studies at Louisiana’s Xavier University, Washington toured internationally for nearly a decade as part of the U.S. Navy Band, eventually settling in Bay Area after completing his service.

He appeared alongside Elvis Costello and Deborah Harry in Jazz Passengers founder Roy Nathanson’s production Fire at Keaton’s Bar & Grill in London and New York, and has performed in clubs throughout the Bay Area and around the world, regularly collaborating with bandleader and composer Marcus Shelby, saxophonist Michael O’Neill, vibraphonist Joe Locke, and body percussionist Keith Terry. Washington was the featured vocalist at the Mark Hopkins Hotel’s iconic Top of the Mark for nearly a decade, and brings a sparking selection of tunes from the Great American Songbook, performed with a master’s ease and an intimate charm.

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Personnel

Kenny Washington vocals
Adam Shulman piano
Ron Belcher bass
Jon Arkin drums

The superman of the Bay Area jazz scene.

San Francisco Chronicle

Personnel

Kenny Washington vocals
Adam Shulman piano
Ron Belcher bass
Jon Arkin drums

The superman of the Bay Area jazz scene.

San Francisco Chronicle

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