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Kenny Clarke

dr, 1914-1985 US, Pittsburgh
Musician of Jazz
A.k.a. Kenneth Clarke Spearman Liaquat Ali Salaam

American jazz drummer. Born: 9 January 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Died: 26 January 1985 in Paris, France (aged 71). He was an early innovator of the bebop style of drumming and a founder member of the jazz group, The Modern Jazz Quartet.

        
Instruments
  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Piano
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Latin
Plays With
Al Haig Trio
Art Farmer Quintet
Be Bop Boys
Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra
Charles Mingus Octet
Clark Terry Septet
Clark Terry's Septet
Clarke-Boland Big Band
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra
Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra
Dizzy Gillespie Big Band
Dizzy Gillespie Sextet
Eddie Bert Quartet
Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra
Ernie Royal And His All Stars
Gene Ammons Sextet
George Wallington And His Band
Idrees Sulieman Quintet
Jacques Hélian Et Son Orchestre
Julius Watkins Sextet
Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Octet
Kenny Clarke All Stars
Kenny Clarke And His 52nd Street Boys
Kenny Clarke And His Clique
Kenny Clarke And His Orchestra
Kenny Clarke Quintet
Kenny Clarke Trio
Kenny Clarke's Sextet
McGhee-Navarro Boptet
Michel De Villers Et Son Quintette
Miles Davis All Stars
Miles Davis-Tadd Dameron Quintet
Milt Jackson - Lucky Thompson Quintet
Milt Jackson Quintet
Milton Jackson And His New Group
Mr. Fats Sadi, His Vibes & His Friends
Nathan Davis Quintet
Pierre Spiers Et Ses Solistes
Quincy Jones And His Orchestra
Ray Bryant Trio
Sam Price Trio
Sidney Bechet & His All Star Band
Sidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers
Sonny Stitt & The Giants
Sonny Stitt All Stars
Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra
Tadd Dameron Quintet
The Birdland Stars
The Bud Powell Trio
The Eddie Davis-Johnny Griffin Quintet
The Frank Foster Quintet
The Horace Silver Quintet
The J.J. Johnson Sextet
The Johnny Griffin Quartet
The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Sextet
The Kenny Dorham Quintet
The Lou Bennett & Kenny Clark Jazz Combo
The Lou Bennett Quartet
The Miles Davis Quintet
The Miles Davis Sextet
The Milt Buckner Trio
The Milt Jackson Quartet
The Modern Jazz Quartet
The Nathan Davis Sextet
The Oscar Pettiford Quartet
The Sahib Shihab Quintet
The Tadd Dameron Sextet
The Trio
Zoot Sims Quartet
The Double Six Of Paris
The Modern Jazz Giants
Tadd Dameron And His Band
Mike Cuozzo
Shelby Davis
Matty Dice
Ola Hanson
Kai Winding All Stars
Lou Bennett Et Son Orchestre
Dusko Goykovich Quartett
Kai Winding And His Birdland All-Stars
Bobby Byrne And His NBC Dixieland Band
Oscar Pettiford Trio
The All Stars
Jazz International
Popular Tracks   
Rhythmorama (Remastered) on Best Of Jazz Drums by Various Artists
Strollin' on Jazz for a Lazy Day by Kenny Clarke
Menilmontant on Jazz Sur Seine by Barney Wilen
Afternoon In Paris on The Savoy Story, Vol. 1: Jazz by Various Artists
Slim Slam Boogie on Slim & Slam: Original 1940-42 Recordings, Vol. 3 by Slim & Slam
J.J. on Kenny Clarke Trio Live by Kenny Clarke
Hush on Kenny Clarke Trio Live by Kenny Clarke
Preaching Man on Kenny Clarke Trio Live by Kenny Clarke
Box 703, Washington, D. C. on Jazz Is Universal by Kenny Clarke & Francy Boland
Jubilation on Kenny Clarke Trio Live by Kenny Clarke

Track list and 30sec audio provided by


Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
All That Jazz, Vol. 66: Hackensack - Thelonious Monk And Friends Play Monk & EllingtonThelonious Monk Featuring Sonny Rollins, Art Blakey, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke2016Album
Plays The Arrangements Of André Hodeir, Christian Chevallier, Pierre Michelot And Francy BolandKenny Clarke2015Compil.
The Golden Eight Encore!Kenny Clarke, Francy Boland2010Album
The Modern Jazz Quartet 2The Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke2009Album
Opus De JazzMilt Jackson, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones2008Album
Klook's The ManKenny Clarke2007Compil.
Americans Swinging in ParisKenny Clarke2003Album
Kenny ClarkeKenny Clarke2001Album
Stockholm - New York - Paris 1938 - 1949Kenny Clarke2000Compil.
Oscar Peterson - Stéphane Grappelli Quartet Vol. 1 And Vol. 2Oscar Peterson - Stéphane Grappelli Quartet Featuring Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Kenny Clarke2000Album
Jazz Is Universal / After This MessageKenny Clarke & Francy Boland / The Mitchell-Ruff Trio1999Compil.
Lausanne 1949Coleman Hawkins feat. Kenny Clarke1999Album
Jazz Studio 1 Part 2Paul Quinichette, Bennie Green, Frank Foster, Joe Newman, Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Eddie Jones, Sir Jonathan Gasser1999Single
History Of Jazz Vol.8Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Mal Waldron, Barney Kessel, Dexter Gordon, Charles Mingus, Wardell Gray, Kenny Clarke, Hampton Hawes1996Compil.
Roy Eldridge Con Oscar Peterson, Gerry Wiggins, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel, Kenny Clarke, Ray Brown‎Roy Eldridge Con Oscar Peterson, Gerald Wiggins, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel, Kenny Clarke1995Album
Kenny Clarke Meets The Detroit Jazz MenKenny Clarke1994Album
Kenny Clarke Meets The Detroit JazzmenKenny Clarke Meets The Detroit Jazzmen1994Album
Kenny Clarke 1964Kenny Clarke1992Album
Hampton - Basie - GillespieLionel Hampton / Kenny Clarke / Count Basie / Dizzy Gillespie1992Compil.
Transatlantic MeetingsRoy Haynes / Henri Renaud & Kenny Clarke / Martial Solal1992Compil.
Special Kenny ClarkeKenny Clarke1991Compil.
KlookKenny Clarke1990Compil.
NeighborhoodJohn Costa, Gene Ramey, Kenny Clarke1989Album
Recorded In Paris & Cologne 1957 & 1960Kenny Clarke With Don Byas • Lucky Thompson • Martial Solal • Pierre Michelot1986Compil.
Paris 1960Clark Terry, Quentin Jackson, Martial Solal, Kenny Clarke1985Compil.
Pieces Of TimeMilford Graves, Andrew Cyrille, Kenny Clarke, Famoudou Don Moye1984Album
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 37Kenny Clarke / Joe Harris / Sahib Shihab / Francy Boland / Kenny Clarke Quintet1981Album
I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 20Stan Getz, Donald Byrd, Bobby Jaspar, Kenny Clarke1981Compil.
Jeux De MainsHenri Byrs, Kenny Clarke, Roland Lobligeois1981Album
Live Au DreherWalter Davis Jr., Kenny Clarke, Pierre Michelot1981Album
Kenny "To Day"Kenny Clarke - Maurice Vander - Marc Fosset - Patrice Caratini - Roger Guérin - Bob Garcia1980Album
BluesologyMilt Jackson, Kenny Clarke With Winnie Brown1980Compil.
Hard BopHank Mobley With Kenny Clarke1979Compil.
Rhoda Scott + Kenny ClarkeRhoda Scott + Kenny Clarke1977Album
Red StarNoah Howard Featuring Kenny Clarke1977Album
Jazz A Confronto 20Kenny Clarke1975Album
Eddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - Rene ThomasEddy Louiss - Kenny Clarke - René Thomas1973Album
Skippin'Sonny Grey With Alain Hatot, Mal Waldron, Gus Nemeth And Kenny Clarke1971Album
Musique SacréeJean-Christian Michel - Quatuor Avec Orgue1969Album
The Paris Bebop SessionsKenny Clarke With James Moody1969Compil.
Piano For DanceMaurice Vander / Pierre Michelot / Kenny Clarke1968Album
Echoes Of HarlemLou Bennett Et Son Orchestre Avec Kenny Clarke1964Single
Lou Bennett Et Son Quintette Avec Kenny ClarkeLou Bennett Et Son Quintette Avec Kenny Clarke1964Single
Echoes & Rhythms Of My ChurchLou Bennett Et Son Orchestre Avec Kenny Clarke1964Album
Jazz Pictures At An ExhibitionRita Reys And The The Pim Jacobs Trio Featuring Kenny Clarke1961Album
Jazz At The Blue NoteMaurice Vander, Kenny Clarke, Pierre Michelot1961Album
Jazz Pictures At An Exhibition-2Rita Reys And The The Pim Jacobs Trio Featuring Kenny Clarke1961Single
Jazz Pictures At An Exhibition-1Rita Reys And The The Pim Jacobs Trio Featuring Kenny Clarke1961Single
Internacionalni Jazz Oktet Duška Gojkovića Sa Keni KlarkomDusko Goykovich, Kenny Clarke1961Album
The Golden EightKenny Clarke with Francy Boland1961Album
Organ JazzRalph Schécroun, Kenny Clarke, Georges Luca1960Album
Jazz Sound-Track (From The Schmidhauser -Film Production "Mental Cruelty")George Gruntz Featuring Kenny Clarke – Barney Wilen1960Album
The Essen Jazz Festival All StarsColeman Hawkins • Bud Powell • Oscar Pettiford • Kenny Clarke1960Album
Au Club St. Germain Vol. 3Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers Plus Kenny Clarke1959Album
Jazz Olympus SeriesKenny Clarke1958Album
RelaxKenny Clarke1958Single
Jazz Sur SeineMilt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke1958Album
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.
Klook's CliqueKenny Clarke1956Album
Creed Taylor Presenta "Know Your Jazz N. 1"Billy Taylor - Oscar Pettiford - Kenny Clarke - Joe Roland1956Single
The Trio With GuestsThe Trio Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke1956Album
Opus In SwingFrank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke1956Album
The Jazz Message OfDonald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke1956Album
The TrioThe Trio Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke1956Album
Jazzmen: DetroitKenny Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, Pepper Adams, Paul Chambers, Kenny Clarke1956Album
The Jazz Message OfDonald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke1956Single
North, South, East.....WessFrank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke1956Album
Bohemia After DarkCannonball Adderley With Horace Silver, Paul Chambers, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson, Kenny Clarke1955Album
Spotlight On PercussionKenny Clarke / Arnold Goldberg / Al Jazzbo Collins1955Album
Flutes & ReedsErnie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke1955Album
Jazz Studio 1Hank Jones, Paul Quinichette, Frank Foster, Kenny Clarke, Bennie Green, Joe Newman1955Album
Hear Me Talkin' To YaKenny Clarke1955Single
Strollin'Kenny Clarke1955Single
Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius WatkinsGigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins1955Album
Volume 2Kenny Clarke1955Album
Telefunken BluesKenny Clarke1955Album
Jazz- Young BloodChuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee with Vinnie Burke & Kenny Clarke1955Album
Opus De JazzMilt Jackson, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones1955Album
Opus De JazzMilt Jackson, Frank Wess, Kenny Clarke, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones1955Single
Kenny Clarke & Ernie WilkinsKenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins1955Album
Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk QuintetMilt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet1955Compil.
Jazz Studio 1Paul Quinichette, Bennie Green, Frank Foster, Joe Newman, Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Eddie Jones, Sir Jonathan Gasser1954Album
The Modern Jazz QuartetThe Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis, Kenny Clarke1953Album
Jazz Rhythm Records Music Minus One Alto Sax Vol 2Don Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke1951Album
Iambic Pentameter / Robbin's NestHubert Fol & His Be-Bop Minstrels Avec Kenny Clarke1950Album
Klook's Blues / American RhythmSidney Bechet & Kenny Clarke1949Album
School Days / I'll Get You YetJoe Carroll Sings With Dizzy Gillespie / Kenny ClarkeAlbum
The Fabulous Thad Jones Vol. 1Thad Jones, Frank Wess, Charles Mingus, Hank Jones, Kenny ClarkeSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Rare Broadcast PerformancesJohn Lewis, Kenny Clarke, Ben Webster, Milt JacksonAlbum
Bohemia After Dark / We'll Be Together AgainCannonball Adderley - Donald Byrd - Horace Silver - Jerome Richardson - Paul Chambers - Nat Adderley - Kenny ClarkeSingle
Musique Sacrée / Concierto De AranjuezJean-Christian Michel - Quatuor Avec OrgueCompil.
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
Sidney Bechet And Kenny ClarkeSidney Bechet, Kenny ClarkeSingle
Michel Valera, Patrice Galas, Kenny ClarkeMichel Valera, Patrice Galas, Kenny ClarkeAlbum
Newport Jazz Festival 3 July 1958/ Paris Jazz Festival 3 November 1965Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Tyree Glenn, Hilton Jefferson, Ben Webster, Billy Strayhorn, Oscar Pettiford, Sonny Greer, Roy Eldridge, Stuff Smith, Don Byas, Earl Hines, Jimmy Woode, Kenny ClarkeAlbum
Plays Pierre MichelotKenny ClarkeSingle
Sing Or PlayDon Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke, Mundell Lowe, Wilbur Ware, Bobby DonaldsonSingle
RencontresSidney Bechet, Martial Solal, Bill Coleman, Kenny ClarkeAlbum
School Days / I'll Get You YetDizzy Gillespie Plays Joe Carroll Sings / Kenny ClarkeSingle
Swing Sessions 10 - 1946-1950Kenny Clarke, James Moody, Fats Navarro, Bud Powell, Howard McGhee, John LewisCompil.
Piano For DanceSteve Anderson, Pierre Michelot, Kenny ClarkeAlbum
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