Kenny Clarke

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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.



Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 Jazz-Young Blood Chuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee with Vinnie Burke & Kenny Clarke 1
1955 Bohemia After Dark Kenny Clarke, “Cannonball” Adderley, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson & Paul Chambers 4
1961 The Golden Eight Kenny Clarke with Francy Boland and Company 2
1989 Jazz Pictures at an Exibition Pim Jacobs & Rita Reys feat. Kenny Clarke 1
2000 Jazz in Paris: Rhoda Scott + Kenny Clarke Rhoda Scott & Kenny Clarke 1
2002 Americans Swinging In Paris Kenny Clarke 1
The Jazz Trio of Hank Jones Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall & Kenny Clarke 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1946-1948 Kenny Clarke 1
2001 The Chronological Classics: Kenny Clarke 1948-1950 Kenny Clarke 1
Sidney Bechet Martial Solal Quartet Sidney Bechet & Martial Solal feat. Kenny Clarke 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1955 Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya / Bohemia After Dark Kenny Clarke, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Horace Silver & Paul Chambers 1
1955 Spontaneous Combustion / A Little Taste Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Paul Chambers & Kenny Clarke 1

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