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Drew, Kenny

Overview
Works: 328 works in 1,359 publications in 4 languages and 7,673 library holdings
Genres: Concert films  Nonfiction films  Concert television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Jazz  Saxophone music (Jazz)  Music videos  Live sound recordings  Trumpet music (Jazz) 
Roles: Performer, Instrumentalist, Author, Composer, Musician, Other
Classifications: M1366.C64, 781.65
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Kenny Drew
Publications by Kenny Drew
Publications by Kenny Drew, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Kenny Drew
Blue train by John Coltrane( Sound Recording )
78 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,560 libraries worldwide
John Coltrane considered his 1957 album to be best work. This influential album includes improved sound along with alternative takes of Lazy Bird and Blue Train
Dexter Gordon live in '63 & '64 by Dexter Gordon( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in No Linguistic Content and held by 362 libraries worldwide
Features three concerts that highlight the bebop style of one of the most influential saxophonists in jazz history, with side musicians such as Art Taylor and Kenny Drew
Sonny Rollins live in '65 & '68 by Sonny Rollins( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
Summary: Performances featuring the jazz saxophonist filmed for Danish television. The first is from the 1965 Copenhagen Jazz Festival and the second for the 1968 television program, Saxophone Colossus
Dexter calling-- by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1961 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Kenny Drew Trio by Kenny Drew Trio( file )
25 editions published between 1953 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Man bites harmonica! by Toots Thielemans( file )
8 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Goodbye by Gene Ammons( file )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Bluesnik by Jackie McLean( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1961 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 147 libraries worldwide
One flight up by Dexter Gordon( Sound Recording )
16 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Sonny boy by Sonny Rollins( file )
11 editions published between 1957 and 2008 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Birdland 1951 by Miles Davis( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Undetermined and No Linguistic Content and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Habanera by Paquito D'Rivera( file )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Undetermined and No Linguistic Content and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Prestige first sessions by Sonny Stitt( file )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and German and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Whistle stop by Kenny Dorham( Sound Recording )
22 editions published between 1961 and 2000 in 5 languages and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Opnamen van de Amerikaanse jazztrompettist met zijn kwintet
Undercurrent by Kenny Drew( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 117 libraries worldwide
"Kenny Drew was an unsung master of bebop. A brilliant pianist who started with the example of Bud Powell and then developed his own sound within the style, in the '50s Drew worked with some of the most important innovators of all time including Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Buddy DeFranco, Dinah Washington and Art Blakey. By 1960 when he recorded Undercurrent, Drew had already led ten albums of his own, mostly with duos and trios. Oddly enough he only had the opportunity to lead two albums in his life for Blue Note, an early effort from 1953 and the classic Undercurrent. Joined in a quintet by the young firebrand trumpeter Freddie Hubbard, the always-stimulating tenor-saxophonist Hank Mobley, bassist Sam Jones and drummer Louis Hayes, the 32-year old pianist shows that he was ready to truly make his mark on the jazz world. All six compositions are his, and in his accompaniment of the passionate horn men and also in his soulful solos, Drew shows that he was one of the major hard bop stylists. This high energy album, which finds Hubbard, Mobley and Drew consistently inspiring each other to come up with heated statements, has many of the pianist's finest compositions including the roaring "Undercurrent", the bluesy "Funk-Cosity", the gospellish "The Pot's On", the well titled "Groovin' The Blues" and the beautiful "Ballade". Kenny Drew, who would move permanently to Europe in 1964 and would not lead another album until 1973, is heard throughout at the peak of his powers, creating his finest recording."--Publisher's website
Tour de force by Sonny Rollins( file )
12 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Jazz icons ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
Full-length concerts and in-studio jazz performances, in part with vocals or for big band
Nucleus by Daniel Schnyder( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Chet Baker sings by Chet Baker( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 100 libraries worldwide
The giant by Dizzy Gillespie( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 97 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Drew, K.
Drew, Kenneth Sidney.
Drew, Kenneth Sidney 1928-1993
Drew, Kenneth Sidney "Kenny".
Kenny.
Kenny Drew Amerikaans pianist (1928-1993)
Kenny Drew amerikansk musiker
Kenny Drew amerykański pianista jazzowy
Kenny Drew la pli maljuna
Kenny Drew pianista statunitense
Kenny Drew senior amerikanischer Jazz-Pianist
کنی درو موسیقی‌دان آمریکایی
ケニー・ドリュー
Languages
English (36)
German (10)
French (2)
Dutch (1)
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