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Hailed as "an artist bringing the piano back to the front ranks of contemporary blues," multiple-award winning blues, boogie-woogie and jazz pianist Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne is called "Blues Boss" for a reason. His musical career began as a child prodigy in the 1960s and has continued to flourish for over 50 years with Wayne at the forefront of modern day blues piano practitioners.

Born in Spokane, Washington, raised in New Orleans and now based in British Columbia, Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne has built a stellar reputation within Canada and abroad for his lively attire and energetic concert performances. The zoot suited Wayne will be returning to Russia, South America, and Europe later in 2016, where he regularly sells out 800 to 1000 seat venues and headlines many international concerts and festivals.

Kenny 'Blues Boss' Wayne released his first solo album Alive & Loose, which featured Shuggie Otis, on Andy Griggs' Real Blues Records in 1995. It marked the start of Wayne's blues journey and was followed by four albums for Canadian label Electro-Fi Records:88th & Jump Street, JUNO Award winningLet It Loose, Can't Stop Now and the live recording Piano-Rama. Wayne also recorded in Paris for Isabel Records at the same studio that Memphis Slim frequently recorded. Since joining Stony Plain Records in 2011, Wayne has released An Old Rock On A Roll, which earned him a Blues Foundation nomination for the Pinetop Perkins Piano Award, and Rollin' with the Blues Boss.

Jumpin' and Boppin' is his third recording on Stony Plain Records. "While I'm making this wonderful journey through life and having the opportunity to record my own songs, I try to make every recording better than the last," says Wayne. "This most likely won't be my last but I am very proud to present this recording to the world and hope that you enjoy it as much as I did writing, recording and producing this album."

Executive Producer Holger Petersen (also owner of Stony Plain Records) had this to say, "Working with Kenny on 'Jumpin' & Boppin' was a complete joy. He is a master of many piano styles, a great songwriter and tireless in the studio. It's been rewarding to see Kenny acknowledged as one of best...

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