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Connie Kay

dr, *1927 US
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Conrad Henry Kirnon

Connie Kay (born Conrad Henry Kirnon; 27 April 1927 – 30 November 1994) was an American jazz drummer. He was best known for his long membership in the Modern Jazz Quartet (MJQ).He was self-taught, and began his career playing with saxophonist Lester Young's quintet from 1949 to 1955, and also with Stan Getz, Coleman Hawkins, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis and others.Kay did R&B sessions for Atlantic Records in the early to mid-1950s, and featured on hit records such as Big Joe Turner's 'Shake, Rattle and Roll'.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Here's That Rainy Day on Cool Imagination by Paul Desmond
When Joanna Loved Me on Falling In Love With Paul Desmond by Paul Desmond
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face on Greatest Hits Series--Paul Desmond by Paul Desmond
Bewitched on Cool Imagination by Paul Desmond
Blues For Fun on Easy Living by Paul Desmond
Rude Old Man on Easy Living by Paul Desmond
Blue Moon - Live At Civic Opera House, Chicago/1957 on At The Opera House by Coleman Hawkins & Roy Eldridge
Bean Stalkin' - Live At Civic Opera House, Chicago/1957 on At The Opera House by Coleman Hawkins & Roy Eldridge
The Walker - Live At Civic Opera House, Chicago/1957 on At The Opera House by Coleman Hawkins & Roy Eldridge
The Nearness Of You - Live At Civic Opera House, Chicago/1957 on At The Opera House by Coleman Hawkins & Roy Eldridge

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
Original WilberBob Wilber With Dave McKenna, Bill Crow, Connie Kay, Pug Horton And Lars Erstrand, Lennart Nyhlén, Arne Wilhelmsson, Robert Edman2003Compil.
Slick FunkThe John Bunch Quartet, John Bunch, Cal Collins, Connie Kay, Michael Moore1978Album
France - U.S.A.Billy Byers, Kenny Clarke, Curley Hamner, Lionel Hampton, Percy Heath, Connie Kay, Al Levitt, John Lewis, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra, Sacha Distel, Benoit Quersin, Bobby Jaspar, Pierre Michelot, Paul Rovère, René Urtreger, Barney Wilen1957Compil.
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