Based in New York City, Marty Kenney is among his generation’s most versatile and in-demand upright and electric bassists. Originally born and raised in Palmer, Alaska, Marty received his bachelor’s degree at the University of Northern Colorado. He relocated to New York City in 2012, where he completed his Master’s degree at the Manhattan School of Music, studying under bassist Jay Anderson. Marty has performed with musicians such as Art Lande, Billy Drummond, Rich Perry, Steve Slagle, Allan Harris, Rez Abbasi, Steve Wilson, Brian Krock’s Big Heart Machine, David Berkman, and the New York Standards Quartet featuring Tim Armacost and Gene Jackson. He has appeared on recordings by Steve Slagle, Allan Harris, Brian Krock’s liddle featuring Matt Mitchell, Olli Hirvonen featuring Water Smith III, and toured throughout the United States and Europe with Allan Harris, liddle, and New Helsinki, including performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Pori Jazz Festival, the Mosaic Festival in Romania, Umbria Winter Jazz Festival, Porretta Soul Festival, and many notable venues around the world including the Bimhuis, Shinjuku Pit Inn, Jazzclub Unterfahrt, Smalls Jazz Club, Mezzrow, Dazzle Jazz Club, Birdland, Red Rocks Amphitheater, and Blue Note NYC.