Kenny Garrett (born October 9, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning American post bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained fame in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis's band. He has since pursued a successful solo career and has been described as "...The most important alto saxophonist of his generation" by Washington City Paper and "...One of the most admired alto saxophonists in jazz after Charlie Parker" by The New York Times.
- ^ Gilbert, Mark; Kennedy, Gary (2002). "Garrett, Kenny". In Barry Kernfeld. The new Grove dictionary of jazz, vol. 2 (2nd ed.). New York: Grove's Dictionaries Inc. pp. 16–17. ISBN 1-56159-284-6.
- ^ "Kenny Garrett, Washington City Paper, May. 31, 2012".
- ^ "Kenny Garrett, New York Times, August 25, 2013".