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Kim Pensyl

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An excellent pop-jazz keyboardist, trumpeter, and popular attraction in the “modern jazz” circuit, Kim Pensyl has recorded an extended string of best-selling pieces for such brands as Optimism, GRP, and Shanachie. In early stages he played a number of equipment, including trumpet, from age group 12 and electrical bass within a rock and roll group before buying keyboards. Pensyl went to Ohio State School, using the OSU jazz music group. After earning a qualification in the Eastman College of Music and participating in Cal Condition Northridge, Pensyl proved helpful in the LA area with a multitude of rings including those led by Al Hirt, Don Ellis, Hubert Laws and regulations, Gerald Wilson, and Louie Bellson; he also performed trumpet with Man Lombardo. Over time of studio function, in 1988 (when he started his solo profession and documented his first established as a head) Pensyl acquired his style jointly, playing what could possibly be known as atmospheric lite jazz. Released in 1988, 1989, and 1990, Pensyl Sketches, Vol. 1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3 all marketed quite nicely; the former two pieces were documented with Pensyl because the just musician. Through the remainder from the ‘90s and in to the brand-new millennium, Pensyl started throwing several curve balls at his listeners, including 1993’s piano-synth vacation outing A Kim Pensyl Xmas; 1996’s Beneath the Impact, with Pensyl interpreting a few of his pop and R&B favorites; 1998’s Calm Cafe, which brought his trumpet playing even more towards the fore; and 2001’s At this time, which present Pensyl dealing with the mantle of trumpeter a lot more highly, in a difficult bop environment. Released in 2008, When Katie Smiles highlighted Pensyl on the Steinway for a couple of simple jazz-influenced originals.

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Full Name Kim Pensyl
Profession Jazz Pianist
Education Ohio State University
Music Songs That's the Way of the World, When You Were Mine, 3 Day Weekend, Eyes of Wonder, Quiet Café, The Moroccan Junction, Portrait of Grace, The Sweet Course, When Katie Smiles, The Emerald Sunrise, Senna's Samba, Morning Isle, Casino Square, In Need of Your Love, Lazy Sunset, Shower Dance, Echo of Another Time, Love Light in Flight, Memories for Tomorrow, Tickle Me Again, The Doctor Is Out, All I Ever Want Is You, Feel Your Love, Since You've Been Gone, Celebration Prelude, Another Sad Love Song, Home at Last, Little Willy C., Brazilian Dreams, Say You Will, Island Postcard, Think of You
Albums Pensyl Sketches #1, Foreign Love Affair, Pensyl Sketches #2, Melodious Monk, 3 Day Weekend, Pensyl Sketches #3 The Emerald Sunrise, When You Were Mine, Under the Influence, On the Horizon, Quiet Café, When Katie Smiles, Early Snowfall, Places I've Been, Eyes of Wonder, At the Moment, A Kim Pensyl Christmas (My Gift), Pensyl Sketches - Collection

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