Newark Museum Jazz in the Garden: Steven Kroon – percussionist
Newark Museum garden
49 Washington St, Newark, NJ
One of most exciting Latin jazz percussionist/band leaders, the “hard-hitting,” Kroon has been a professional musician for more than 35 years. Born in Harlem, he moved to St. Albans, Queens, with his family when he was nine. Surrounded by great musicians Kroon soaked up all genres of music from R&B to jazz. He began working with notables such as Luther Vandross from 1981 to 2001; from 1987 to 2004 he performed, recorded and traveled with bassist Ron Carter. In the past five years Kroon has been working on his solo career and has produced four highly acclaimed recordings under his label titled “Kroonatune Records, LLC.” In My Path, Senor Kroon, El Mas Alla, and newly released Without a Doubt.
- Wed. May. 22: Commencement (RBS, NCAS, UC)
- Thu. May. 23: Commencement (CN, GS, SPA)
- Fri. May. 24: Commencement (Law)
- Tue. May. 28: Summer Session Begins