Jimmy Knepper (Trombonist)

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A highly talented trombonist, bluesy, fine soloist, Mr Knepper was a busy professional during his half-a-century career.
A major asset of Mingus formations between 1957-1962, he's also the unfortunate part of a Mingus violent moment, which resulted for Mingus in a court assignment, and for Knepper in broken teeth and loss of an octave in his playing range.
Knepper also recorded a number of sessions under his own name, and took, at the other end of his career, a strong part in Mingus Dinasty records.

Annotation last modified on 2006-06-12 04:10 UTC.



1958The Pepper - Knepper QuintetPepper Adams & Jimmy Knepper3
1959Free Blown JazzTony Scott, Jimmy Knepper1
1979Just FriendsJoe Temperley & Jimmy Knepper1
1984I Dream Too MuchJimmy Knepper Sextet1
19861st PlaceJimmy Knepper1

Album + Live

2000Pussy Cat Dues "The Music of Charles Mingus"Kevin Mahogany, Charles McPherson, Jimmy Knepper, Dennis Mackrel and the WDR Big Band Köln1

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