Kenny Drew

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by Kenny Drew

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28 August 1928, New York City, New York, USA, d. 4 August 1993, Copenhagen, Denmark. A child prodigy, Drew studied piano and music, making his first records in 1949 with Howard McGhee. In the 50s, he was much in demand for recording and club sessions by mainstream and modern musicians such as Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young and Charlie Parker. He worked regularly with Buddy De Franco and appeared on John Coltrane’s seminal Blue Train. Towards the end of the 50s he worked with Buddy Rich, but... Read more

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jazz
hard bop
piano
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