Interview with Kenny Warren 

Source: Jazz Right Now.

Denver-born trumpeter Kenny Warren has been active in New York’s improvised music scene since 2006. He has released two LPs with his songwriting outfit Laila and Smitty and he also leads a quartet that just released its debut record, Thank You for Coming to LIFE on Whirlwind Records in April.

Kenny has toured internationally and studied in the Balkans with Slavic Soul Party and recorded with the Maqam-Jazz band Nashaz. He is a frequent collaborator and sideman in a number of New York music circles. Recent projects include: Ben Stapp’s Zozimos, Andy Biskin’s 16 tons, the Rob Brown Quartet, The Sandra Weiss Quintet, ZhirtZ n ZkinZ, NOOK, The Myk Freedmans, Trumpets and Basses, Big Butter and the Eggmen, Antlers and Capillaries and duos with Jeremiah Lockwood, Bobby Avey and Tony Malaby.