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Dave McKenna

p, 1930-2008 US, Woonsocket, Rhode Island
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. David McKenna

Dave McKenna (30 May 1930 – 18 October 2008, Woonsocket, Rhode Island) was an American jazz pianist. Known primarily as a solo pianist and for his distinctive "three-handed" swing style, he was a significant figure in the evolution of jazz piano.

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A Shine On Your Shoes on Dancing In The Dark by Dave McKenna
Sweet Adeline on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna
Poor Butterfly on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna
Clarinet Blues on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna
For All We Know on Piano Jazz Classics by Dave McKenna
It'S Been So Long on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna
Dream on Piano Jazz Classics by Dave McKenna
Ja Da on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna
Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem on A Concord Jazz Christmas by Various Artists
You Turned The Tables On Me on Clarinet Blue by Bobby Gordon & Dave McKenna

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Solo PianoDave McKenna2018Album
In MadisonDave McKenna2018Album
Live From LondonBob Wilber, Dave McKenna, Pug Horton, Bob Wilber, Dave McKenna & 'Pug' Horton Quintet2015Album
Jump Presents Dave McKenna PianoDisc Private RecordingsDave McKenna2009Album
Solo PianoDave McKenna2007Album
Original WilberBob Wilber With Dave McKenna, Bill Crow, Connie Kay, Pug Horton And Lars Erstrand, Lennart Nyhlén, Arne Wilhelmsson, Robert Edman2003Compil.
Double PlayDave McKenna, Scott Hamilton, Jake Hanna2002Compil.
The Piano Scene Of Dave McKennaDave McKenna2002Album
An Intimate Evening with Dave McKenna - Arbors Piano Series, Volume 10Dave McKenna2002Album
JubileeDaryl Sherman And Dave McKenna2000Album
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Us!Buddy DeFranco / Dave McKenna With Joe Cohn1999Album
The Concord Jazz Heritage SeriesDave McKenna1998Compil.
You Must Believe in SwingDave McKenna, Buddy DeFranco1997Album
Christmas IvoryDave McKenna1997Album
Sunbeam And ThundercloudDave McKenna / Joe Temperley1996Album
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz With Guest Dave McKennaMarian McPartland With Guest Dave McKenna1995Album
Easy StreetDave McKenna1995Album
Giant StridesDave McKenna1994Album
Concord Duo Series 2Dave McKenna & Gray Sargent1993Album
A Handful Of StarsDave McKenna1993Album
Shadows 'N' DreamsDave McKenna1991Album
I Remember BobbyLou Colombo With Dave McKenna, Gray Sargent, Phil Flanigan, Keith Copeland1990Album
Live At Maybeck Recital Hall - Volume TwoDave McKenna1990Album
Third Floor RichardThe Ed Bickert Trio & Special Guest Dave McKenna1989Album
This Is The MomentDave McKenna1988Album
My Friend The PianoDave McKenna1987Album
Dancing In The Dark (And Other Music Of Arthur Schwartz)Dave McKenna1986Album
Major LeagueScott Hamilton / Jake Hanna / Dave McKenna1986Album
The Key ManDave McKenna1985Album
The Fraser MacPherson Quintet - Jazz ProseFraser MacPherson, Ed Bickert, Jake Hanna, Dave McKenna, Steve Wallace1985Album
A Celebration Of Hoagy CarmichaelDave McKenna1983Album
Tour De ForceAl Cohn, Scott Hamilton, Buddy Tate, Cal Collins, Jake Hanna, Bob Maize, Dave McKenna1982Album
Just Between FriendsChuck Wells And Dave McKenna1981Album
Piano MoverDave McKenna1981Album
Left Handed ComplementDave McKenna1980Album
Live at Rick's Cafe AmericainRed Norvo, Urbie Green, Dave McKenna, Buddy Tate, Steve LaSpina, Barrett Deems1979Album
No Bass HitScott Hamilton · Jake Hanna · Dave McKenna1979Album
Groovin' At The GrünewaldBob Wilber With Dave McKenna And Pug Horton1978Album
...This Is NewTeddi King / Dave McKenna1978Album
NaturalDave McKenna / The Wilbur Little Quartet1977Album
Oil & VinegarDave McKenna / The Wilbur Little Quartet1977Album
Dave "Fingers" McKennaDave McKenna1977Album
Alone At The PalaceJoe Venuti And Dave McKenna1977Album
McKennaDave McKenna1977Album
By MyselfDave McKenna1976Album
Cookin' At Michael's PubDave McKenna1973Album
Solo PianoDave McKenna1973Album
Dream / Lullaby In BlueDave McKenna1964Single
Dual Piano JazzDave McKenna / Hall Overton1960Album
The Piano Scene Of Dave McKennaDave McKenna With Osie Johnson And John Drew1959Album
Ruby BraffRuby Braff Featuring Dave McKenna1956Album
An Evening At Johnny Yee'sLou Colombo & Dick Johnson Featuring Dave McKenna, The Magnificent SevenAlbum
From Jack Hacketts LakesideDave McKennaAlbum
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