Kenny Clarke

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Annotation

Born Kenneth Clarke Spearman in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, later known as Liaqat Ali Salaam, Kenny Clarke was a major bop drummer.
He was a founding member of The Modern Jazz Quartet, and one of the Savoy strongholds.

Annotation last modified on 2006-07-03 14:18 UTC.

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1954Jazz Studio 1Paul Quinichette, Benny Green, Frank Foster, Joseph Newman, Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Edward Jones, Sir Jonathan Gasser1
1955Jazz-Young BloodChuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee with Vinnie Burke & Kenny Clarke1
1955Bohemia After DarkKenny Clarke, “Cannonball” Adderley, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson & Paul Chambers4
1955Telefunken BluesKenny Clarke1
1956Jazzmen: DetroitKenny Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, Pepper Adams, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke2
1956North, South, East... WessFrank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke2
1956The Trio with GuestsThe Trio feat. Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall & Kenny Clarke1
1961The Golden EightKenny Clarke with Francy Boland and Company2
1969Musique SacréeJean-Christian Michel - Quatuor Avec Orgue, Percussion : Kenny Clarke1
1977Red StarNoah Howard & Kenny Clarke1
1984Pieces of TimeKenny Clarke, Andrew Cyrille, Milford Graves & Famoudou Don Moye2
1989Jazz Pictures at an ExibitionPim Jacobs & Rita Reys feat. Kenny Clarke1
1992Musician of the YearEddie Bert feat. Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall & Kenny Clarke1
2000Jazz in Paris: Rhoda Scott + Kenny ClarkeRhoda Scott & Kenny Clarke1
2002Americans Swinging In ParisKenny Clarke1
2013Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk QuintetMilt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet1
Clarke Boland QuintetKenny Clarke & Francy Boland1
The Jazz Trio of Hank JonesHank Jones, Wendell Marshall & Kenny Clarke1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1957Sidney Bechet Martial Solal QuartetSidney Bechet & Martial Solal feat. Kenny Clarke2
2001The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1946-1948Kenny Clarke1
2001The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1948-1950Kenny Clarke1
2008Telefunken BluesKenny Clarke1

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1955Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya / Bohemia After DarkKenny Clarke, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Horace Silver & Paul Chambers1
1955Spontaneous Combustion / A Little TasteJulian “Cannonball” Adderley, Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers & Kenny Clarke1

Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1955Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk QuintetMilt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And Thelonious Monk Quintet1

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