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     Kim Pensyl

Genres: Jazz
Styles: Crossover Jazz, Post-Bop, New Age
Instruments: Keyboards, Arranger, Piano

A fine pop-jazz keyboardist, Kim Pensyl has recorded a long string of bestselling sets for Optimism, GRP and Shanachie. Early on he played a variety of instruments including trumpet from age 12 and electric bass in a rock group before settling on keyboards. Pensyl attended Ohio State University, playing with the OSU jazz band. After earning a degree from the Eastman School of Music and attending Cal State Northridge, Pensyl worked in the Los Angeles area with a wide variety of bands including those led by Al Hirt, Don Ellis, Hubert Laws, Gerald Wilson and Louie Bellson; he even played trumpet with Guy Lombardo! After a few years of studio work, in 1988 (when he began his solo career and recorded his first set as a leader) Pensyl had his style together, playing what could be called atmospheric lite jazz. Pensyl Sketches #1, #2 and #3 all sold quite well; the former two sets were recorded with Pensyl as the only musician. Since then Kim Pensyl has been a popular attraction on the "contemporary jazz" circuit.

- Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)

Ресурсы сети, связанные с исполнителем:
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/musician.php?id=10205 Biography & articles on 'All About Jazz'
www.kimpensyl.com Personal website. Biography, discography
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Pensyl About from 'wikipedia'
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kim_Pensyl About from 'wapedia.mobi' [mobile]
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CD коллекции, связанные с исполнителем:
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 Kim Pensyl - 'Quiet Cafe' - 1998, Fahrenheit
 Kim Pensyl - 'Under The Influence' - 1996, Shanachie, Ars Nova
 Kim Pensyl - 'When Katie Smiles' - 2008, Penton

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