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 Not Just Jazz Network features Saxophonist Kenney Polson’s new single “Innocence” from his CD “For Lovers Only”.

 Recording artist, Kenney Polson takes his saxophone to another level with his new single “Innocence” from the “For Lovers Only” CD which includes special guest, Fred Wesley of Parliament-Funkadelic and James Brown fame.

 Kenney is widely recognized as a smooth jazz artist, yet, his seasoned musical style embroiders Latin, classical, new age, rhythm & blues, funk and gospel influences resting on a firm foundation of straight-ahead jazz.

 “After listening to Kenney’s improvisational style I immediately thought how perfect his artistry blends into the NOT JUST JAZZ Network‘s endless boundaries. This is what we love to see, jazz foundations, not forgotten, yet held beautifully together with different colors and accents rhythmically enhanced by the highlights of other genres and cultures all their own.  It’s found to be appreciated and popular on jazz stages in today’s world” ~Jaijai Jackson of the NOT JUST JAZZ Network and creator of The Jazz Network Worldwide.

 There are a host of guests artists that lent a hand in a powerfully explosive offering from the musical mind and heart of Polson’s masterpiece.  The expertise is combined with the history of each musician such as:

 Michael Henderson: Bass & Vocals - Stevie Wonder, Miles Davis, Norman Connors

 Larry Gittens: Trumpet - Kool & The Gang

 Fred Wesley: Trombone – James Brown, Parliament-Funkadelic

 Roger Smith: Keyboards – Tower of Power

 Bruce Conte: Guitar – Tower of Power

 Tom GrantPiano – Smooth Jazz Pioneer

 Phil UpchurchGuitar – Donny Hathaway, George Benson

 Polson carries an impressive list of appearances from national television with jazz greats Kenny Burrell, Jimmy Heath, Phil Woods, David Sanborn and Wynton Marsalis as well as concert, clubs and festivals with Joe Williams, Gil Scott-Heron, Michael Henderson, Norman Connors, Bettye Swan, Lee Garrett and touring with Rick James’ Original Stone City Band. 

 Music education is a mainstay for Kenney for it keeps his mind sharp to compose bringing new light from his many years of experience to the open listeners today.

 His 2019 album For Lovers Only is soaring on major U.S jazz charts. Kenney coins this project as “A blend of smooth jazz and Old School Rhythm & Blues” designed with Lovers in mind.”

 “His Compositions are distinctive and well crafted and he has a beautiful sense of melody.” ~ Grammy-winning producer, Don Mizell

 Polson just completed his summer tour in Hawaii and performed at the Blue Note Hawaii in Honolulu.  Kenney is also seeking worldwide non-exclusive agents that are interested in booking his band as well as radio airplay/interview considerations sharing his musical journey and new music.

 Be sure to come by and check out Kenney’s feature on the NOT JUST JAZZ Network at http://notjustjazznetwork.com. To purchase and learn more go to http://kenneypolson.com.

 

 "Polson's tones on his instruments are beautiful and he loves to caress the melodies, putting a lot of thoughtful emotion into the themes."

~ Scott Yankow/Jazz Historian

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