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Pianist Ray Kennedy Dies at 58

Was mainstay in John Pizzarelli Trio for years

Ray Kennedy
Ray Kennedy

Ray Kennedy, who served as pianist/arranger with the John Pizzarelli Trio for over a decade, performed with many other artists and recorded with his own trio, died May 28 after a long battle with multiple sclerosis (he had been in a nursing home since 2013). He was 58 and his death was confirmed by Pizzarelli on his Facebook page.

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