Kenny Clarke, Co-Inventor of Bebop

Featuring Lou Bennett on organ. For more on Lou: https://www.mixcloud.com/TheAudiofilesPresent/looking-for-lou/ Please “Like” “Comment” and “Subcribe” to the videos you view on the Jazz Video Guy channel. Kenny Clarke (January 9, 1914 — January 26, 1985), born Kenneth Spearman Clarke, nicknamed “Klook” and later known as Liaqat Ali Salaam, was a jazz drummer and bandleader. He was a major innovator of the bebop style of drumming. As the house drummer at Minton’s Playhouse in the early 1940s, he participated in the after hours jams that led to the birth of Be-Bop, which in turn led to modern jazz. While in New York, he played with the major innovators of the emerging bop style, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Curly Russell and others, as well as musicians of the prior generation, including Sidney Bechet. He spent his later life in Paris.

9 views
Posted on 18 de enero de 2020

You may also like

Page 1 of 95

Related posts

Dinant 2014 – SAKAI Nozomi (Concierto Capriccio by Gregori Markovich Kalinkovich – Version DINANT)

saxo

Ismael Dorado Band. Directo. Together Again (Dave Koz)

saxo

WSCXVI Sir Patrick traditional arr by Philippe Geiss

saxo

Leave a Comment


El periodo de verificación de reCAPTCHA ha caducado. Por favor, recarga la página.

SazTienda COM PRO SHOP

Adolphesax Editions