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Kenny Garrett

as, *1960 US, Detroit
Musician of Jazz

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 the Washington City Paper and "One of the most admired alto saxophonists in jazz after Charlie Parker" by The New York Times.

        
Instruments
  • Alto sax
  • Soprano sax
  • Flute
  • Saxophone
  • Piano
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Hip-Hop/Rap
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Before It's Time to Say Goodbye on Songbook by Kenny Garrett
Sing a Song of Song on Songbook by Kenny Garrett
Happy People on Happy People by Kenny Garrett
Backyard Groove on Do Your Dance! by Kenny Garrett
November 15 on Songbook by Kenny Garrett
Wayne's Thang on Triology by Kenny Garrett
Brother Hubbard on Songbook by Kenny Garrett
2 Down & 1 Across on Songbook by Kenny Garrett
Philly on Do Your Dance! by Kenny Garrett
Song for DiFang on Happy People by Kenny Garrett

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Do Your Dance!Kenny Garrett2016Album
Pushing The World AwayKenny Garrett2013Album
Seeds From The UndergroundKenny Garrett2012Album
Sketches Of MD : Live At The Iridium Featuring Pharoah SandersKenny Garrett2008Album
Beyond The WallKenny Garrett2006Album
Standard Of LanguageKenny Garrett2003Album
Dreyfus Night In ParisMarcus Miller, Michel Petrucciani, Biréli Lagrène, Lenny White, Kenny Garrett2003Album
Happy PeopleKenny Garrett2002Album
Old FolksKenny Garrett / John Scofield / Michael Brecker / David Friesen1999Album
Simply SaidKenny Garrett1999Album
SongbookKenny Garrett1997Album
Pursuance: The Music Of John ColtraneKenny Garrett1996Album
TriologyKenny Garrett1995Album
Black HopeKenny Garrett1992Album
Bone BopKenny Garrett1992Album
Ja-HedKenny Garrett1991Album
Ja HedKenny Garrett1990Single
African Exchange StudentKenny Garrett1990Album
Garrett 5Kenny Garrett1989Album
Prisoner Of LoveKenny Garrett1989Album
Moon AlleyTom Harrell Quintet Featuring Kenny Garrett And Kenny Barron1986Album
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To all the music fans that are contributing on Discogs, MusicBrainz and Wikipedia. Thanks to Franz Flückiger for providing Storygram used to visualize band membership and together with Stefan Guggisberg for the visual data mining application ArtistAnalytics.
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