Welcome to the site. there is quite a lot here for you to spend time on if you're interested – music, lyrics, scripts, photos, a great and active forum. We have regular news updates for fans and downloadable biographical information for those of you who are music presenters in need of program content. As always, though, I hope you will come to know me first through music. All the albums I have made or to which I have contributed are catalogued. Surprises too, and more to come. Thanks for stopping by. -KE
September 22nd, 2017
The brilliant pianist and composer gave a rare performance of his long-form masterwork last week, setting the poetry of Walt Whitman magnificently to music.Before a note was played last Friday night, pianist and composer Fred Hersch went out of his way to secure a little co-operation from the crowd...
September 20th, 2017
In all his years as the legendary music promoter of the Boston area and cultivator of many renowned jazz musicians and contemporary artists, Fred Taylor hardly expected someone to be promoting musical acts for his benefit. But on the evening of September 12, at the Berklee College of Music's Performance...
August 18th, 2017
This is some piece of work. Anyone who knows the ins and outs of jazz recording would have every right to dread the result of this, produced by the prodigious Larry Klein. On this tribute to the epochal bebopper who died 62 years ago Klein put words to Parker songs and...
June 12th, 2017
On June 16, Impulse!/Verve will release The Passion of Charlie Parker, an album of iconic Parker songs transformed through the addition of lyrics to create a musical play that narrates Bird's life. Produced by Larry Klein with lyrics by David Baerwald, the album features actor Jeffrey Wright in the...
June 4th, 2017
Goldenhair, a new recording by Golden Globe-nominated and IFTA award-winning composer Brian Byrne, will be released on Bloomsday, June 16, 2017 on Node Records. Ranging in style from adult contemporary to jazz, bluegrass, opera, spoken word and more, Goldenhair features world-renowned artists, including Grammy award-winning jazz vocalist Kurt Elling, Golden Globe-winning actress...