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Ken Morgan Jazz Unit
Live Jazz at the Library!
Enjoy a free evening of great live jazz with the Ken Morgan Jazz Unit, featuring Ken Morgan on saxophones and flute. The performance is open to the public and is free of charge.
Ken Morgan has been performing professionally since he was 14 years old (since 1952). Ken is primarily known as a jazz saxophonist, flutist, and band leader. He currently leads the Ken Morgan Jazz Unit, a quartet that performs in jazz club and concert venues in the Michigan region.
Ken has appeared with Louis Armstrong, Aretha Franklin, the Dave Brubeck Quartet, Henry Mancini, Pearl Bailey, the Modern Jazz Quartet, and many other well-known jazz artists.
Ken also has a live jazz team-building presentation, JazzWorks, which has presented to Visteon, Kellogg Foundation, State of Michigan, Pharmacia, and several other organizations. This presentation demonstrates teamwork, creativity, communication, conflict resolution, and risk taking, using live jazz music as the learning model. Ken has also served more than 300 organizations as a Consultant in the areas of team building, conflict management, change management, and management coaching.
Ken is a part-time Music Faculty member at Kalamazoo College and teaches saxophone, improvisation, and jazz arranging/composition.