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Tony Kinsey

dr, *1927 GB, Sutton Coldfield
Musician / Composer / Arranger of Jazz
A.k.a. Cyril Anthony Kinsey

Cyril Anthony 'Tony' Kinsey (born 11 October 1927) is an English jazz drummer and composer.Kinsey was born in Sutton Coldfield. He held jobs on trans-Atlantic ships while young, studying while at port with Bill West[disambiguation needed] in New York City and with local musician Tommy Webster in Birmingham. He had a close association with Ronnie Ball early in his life; the two even had a double wedding together. Kinsey led his own ensemble at the Flamingo Club in London through the 1950s, and recorded on more than 80 sessions between 1950 and 1977, including with Tubby Hayes, Bill Le Sage, Ronnie Scott, Johnny Dankworth, Tommy Whittle, Joe Harriott, Lena Horne, Frank Holder, Ella Fitzgerald, Ben Webster, Clark Terry, Harry Edison, Buddy DeFranco, Billie Holiday, Oscar Peterson, and Sarah V

        
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Soundtrack
  • Classical
  • R&B/Soul
Popular Tracks   
Consumer Goods on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Light Manufacturing on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Day by Day on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Market Research on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Industrial Environment on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Factory Fresh on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Star Prizes (A) on Kpm 1000 Series: Entertainment by Tony Kinsey
Sales Appeal on Kpm 1000 Series: Vibraphone Jazz Quartet by Bill Le Sage & Tony Kinsey
Virgin Land on The Kpm 1000 Series - Volume 2 by Keith Mansfield
Malibu Beach on Kpm 1000 Series: Summer Songbirds by Tony Kinsey & Peter Winslow

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
My DestinyTony Kinsey, Twinn, DH12005Album
Jazz Then And NowTony Kinsey1995Album
Jazz ScenesTony Kinsey1993Album
Orchestral DramasTony Kinsey1993Album
Classic Lines 2Tony Kinsey1992Compil.
Classic LinesTony Kinsey1989Album
Land Of MarvelsTony Kinsey1987Album
Jump For MeJoe Harriott, Tony Kinsey1987Album
Through The Looking-Glass And What Alice Found ThereTony Kinsey1986Album
PicturesTony Kinsey1984Album
EntertainmentTony Kinsey1983Album
Music For The MoviesTony Kinsey / Robert Cornford1982Album
LifestylesStanley Myers / Tony Kinsey1980Album
Love Of LifeTony Kinsey1979Album
Links & BridgesJohn Scott / Alan Langford / Tony Kinsey1979Album
Fanfares / Links & BridgesJohn Scott / Alan Langford / Tony Kinsey1979Album
Industry & AwardsNick Ingman / Tony Kinsey1978Album
The World About UsDaryl Runswick / Tony Kinsey1978Album
The Lighter Side / Life Of LeisureTony Kinsey1977Album
Thames SuiteTony Kinsey1977Album
Cause For ConcernTony Kinsey / Nick Ingman1977Album
Summer SongbirdsTony Kinsey / Pete Winslow1973Album
Accent On Percussion / Construction In JazzJohnny Pearson / Tony Kinsey1971Album
Vibraphone Jazz QuartetBill Le Sage / Tony Kinsey1971Album
Red Bird Jazz & PoetryChristopher Logue & Tony Kinsey1959Single
Presenting The Tony Kinsey Quartet - No. 2Tony Kinsey1956Single
Musidisc Series Vol. 2, No. 4 - Modern IndustrialJohn Scott, John Cameron, Johnny Pearson, Ernest Copley, Christopher Gunning, Tony KinseyAlbum
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