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Ron Kobayashi

Ron Kobayashi
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: Hailing from the Southern California area, the Ron Kobayashi Trio consists of pianist/leader Kobayashi, bassist Baba Elefante, and drummer Steve Dixon. Kobayashi has performed with the likes of Mel Tormé, the Modernaires, and Tim Weisberg, among others, and is a solo recording artist in his own right ...Read full biography
No Preservatives
Released: 2001
Label: The Orchard
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The follow-up to Ron Kobayashi's Exotic Places is a more live, organic affair, showing off the pianist and his trio-mates (bassist Baba Elefante and drummer Steve Dixon) to better advantage. The program ...Read full review
Exotic Places
Released: 2000
Label: The Orchard
Critics' Rating:
One could call this radio-friendly "smooth jazz" fare, but the production is a bit too low-tech to be truly radio friendly. The poppy harmonies and accessible grooves are there, especially on the opener ...Read full review
More Ron Kobayashi Trio albums: Main Albums (3)
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