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Kenny Washington

dr, *1958 US, Staten Island
Singer / Musician of Jazz

Kenny Washington (born May 29, 1958) is a jazz drummer born in Staten Island, New York.He grew up in the Stapleton Projects and attended P.S. 14. He studied at the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts. He has worked with many distinguished musicians, including Ronnie Mathews, Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, George Cables, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Sonny Stitt, James Spaulding, Phil Woods, Bill Charlap, Bobby Watson, Curtis Lundy, and Tommy Flanagan. He currently plays with Ahmad Jamal, replacing Idris Muhammad. He is not related to bassist Peter Washington who plays with Benny Green and Charlap.

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Pure Imagination on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
It's So Peaceful In The Country on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
All of Me on All That Jazz - Live At Princeton by Benny Carter
The Best Thing For You Would Be Me on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Roundabout on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Put On A Happy Face on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Nobody's Heart on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
All Through The Night on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington
Lady Bird on Stick To The Kick by Various Artists
Dance Only With Me-dream Dancing on All Through The Night by Bill Charlap, Peter Washington & Kenny Washington

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
FrescalaltoLee Konitz, Kenny Barron, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington2017Album
Smul's ParadiseGary Smulyan, Mike LeDonne, Peter Bernstein, Kenny Washington2012Album
Back In New YorkScott Hamilton With Bill Charlap, Kenny Washington & Peter Washington2005Album
Tomorrow Yesterday TodayMel Rhyne, Peter Bernstein, Kenny Washington, Tad Shull2003Album
The Saxophone Of Teddy Edwards & Houston Person - Close EncountersTeddy Edwards, Houston Person, Stan Hope, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington1999Album
KojoMel Rhyne, Peter Bernstein, Kenny Washington1997Album
Keep A Song In Your SoulMichael Hashim With Claudio Roditi And Dennis Irwin, Richard Wyands, Kenny Washington1996Album
Shades Of MonkRonnie Mathews With Buster Williams And Kenny Washington1995Album
The LegendMelvin Rhyne Trio With Peter Bernstein And Kenny Washington1992Album
Common GroundMike LeDonne Trio With Dennis Irwin And Kenny Washington1992Album
The HaremMilt Jackson Featuring Jimmy Heath, James Moody, Cedar Walton, Bob Cranshaw, Kenny Washington1991Album
Here's To My LadyPhil Woods With Tommy Flanagan, George Mraz, Kenny Washington1989Album
Jazz PoetTommy Flanagan With George Mraz and Kenny Washington1989Album
Brilliant CornersJames Spaulding, Wallace Roney, Ron Carter, Kenny Washington, Mulgrew Miller1989Album
Impressions Of ColtraneJean Toussaint, Jason Rebello, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington1988Album
Deborah!Deborah Brown - Jack van Poll, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington1987Album
Steve Houben & Michel Herr Meet Curtis Lundy & Kenny WashingtonSteve Houben & Michel Herr meet Curtis Lundy & Kenny Washington1983Album
Song For LeslieRonnie Mathews, Ray Drummond, Kenny Washington1980Album
Soul Of The Movement - Meditations On Martin Luther King, Jr.Marcus Shelby Orchestra Featuring Faye Carol & Kenny WashingtonAlbum
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