Kenny Drew

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Born Kenneth Sidney Drew.
Mr Drew was a bop-pianist, highly respected by other fellow bop-musicians in the 50's.
He eventually moved to France in 1961, then Denmark, leaving behind most of his american audience, but gaining huge credit in Europe.
Teaming up with NHØP, his work counts an impressive number of records.
If not recognised as he should be, Drew had a successfull career, and leaves us with a good number of valuable Steeplechase, Riverside and Blue Note sessions.
His son, Kenny Drew Jr., is also a major pianist.

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-10 17:08 UTC.
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1954 Kenny Drew And His Progressive Piano Kenny Drew 1
1955 Talkin' & Walkin' Kenny Drew Quartet 1
1960 Hard Bop Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew 1
1961 Undercurrent Kenny Drew 3
1974 Dark Beauty Kenny Drew Trio 1
1974 Duo 2 Kenny Drew & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen 1
1978 For Sure! Kenny Drew 1
1983 And Far Away Kenny Drew 1
1983 Moonlit Desert Kenny Drew 1
1984 Trippin' Kenny Drew 1
1988 Duo Kenny Drew & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen 1
1990 Piano Night Kenny Drew 1
1994 Lite Flite Kenny Drew 1
1996 Kenny Drew Trio Kenny Drew 3
1996 Pal Joey Kenny Drew 2
1996 This Is New Kenny Drew 1
2003 All the Things You Are Kenny Drew 1
2005 Kenny Drew Trio Kenny Drew with Paul Chambers, Philly Joe Jones 1
2006 Live For Peace Kenny Drew 1
Hush-A-Bye Kenny Drew Trio 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1998 Kenny Drew Live Live Kenny Drew 1
2000 Catharsis! Live Johnny Griffin feat. Kenny Drew 1

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Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Trio/Quartet/Quintet Kenny Drew 1

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