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Project Receives a Wide Range of Award Nominations and Press Accolades

Kenny Garrett saxophonist, composer

Kenny Garrett on the Cover of DownBeat Magazine

2013 GRAMMY® Awards Nominations:
Best Improvised Jazz Solo: “J. Mac”

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

2013 ECHO Jazz Awards Nomination:
International Instrumentalist of the Year

2013 NAACP Image Award Nomination:
Outstanding Jazz Album

2012 Soul Train Award Nomination:
Best Traditional Jazz Artist

2012 DownBeat Readers Poll Winner:
Best Alto Saxophonist

Kenny Garrett saxophonist and composer


“…engagingly robust new album…”
New York Times

“The alto saxophonist telegraphs his endgame decisively”
Wall Street Journal

NPR “Song of the Day”

“With a generous, enthusiastic playing style that makes him a concert favorite, he has become a quintessential jazz musician who will take on any challenge, and make the result sound good.” – Boston Globe

“Kenny Garrett has assembled a
strong group for Seeds From the Underground. These 10 original compositions brim with inventive playing and the sure, guiding hand
of a masterful musician.”
– Seattle Post Intelligencer

Upcoming Kenny Garrett U.S. Performances

February 15 / Folly Theater / Kansas City, MO
February 21 / Winningstad Theatre – Portland Jazz Festival / Portland, OR
April 9 / Cabaret at Theater Square / Pittsburgh, PA
April 11-14 / Jazz Showcase / Chicago, IL
April 20 / Tri C Jazz Festival / Cleveland, OH
April 26 & 27 / East Carolina University / Greenville, NC
April 28 & 29 / Sandaga Jazz Club / Dallas, TX
May 2-5 / Blues Alley / Washington, D.C.
May 9-12 / The Iridium / New York, NY
August 24 / Charlie Parker Jazz Festival / New York, NY

For more information on Kenny Garrett, please visit: KennyGarrett.com

Kenny Garrett · Seeds From The Underground
Mack Avenue Records · Release Date: April 10, 2012

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