241

Kenn Cox Named King, Chavez, Parks Visiting Scholar at University of Michigan - Dearborn

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
Kenny Cox
Kenn Cox, internationally acclaimed jazz musician, composer and educator, has been awarded the King, Chavez, Parks (KCP) Visiting Professorship for 2008-2009 at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. Mr. Cox has been named to this post in recognition of his extraordinary brilliant and productive career as a jazz leader, pianist and composer of music in widely diverse genres. His fame began with the highly-esteemed Contemporary Jazz Quintet (CJQ), which he founded and developed during the 60's and 70's. Jazz historian and critic Nat Hentoff, describing CJQ's essential sound, wrote:... there is a core of lyricism - a soaring of feeling.' This characterization continues to be true of Mr. Cox's inspiring compositions and performances.

Continue Reading...

This story appears courtesy of JazzStage Productions.
Copyright © 2020. All rights reserved.

Visit Website | Purchase

For interview requests or more information contact .

Tags

View events near Detroit
Jazz Near Detroit
Events Guide | Venue Guide | Get App | More...

Jazz News

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.