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Kai Winding

Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: May 18, 1922 | Died: May 6, 1983    

Kai Winding - trombone (1922 - 1983)

Trombonist Kai Christen Winding (pronounced ki-win-ding) was one of the founding fathers of be-bop music and truly one of the finest-ever jazz trombonists.

As a sideman to bop’s reigning kings “ Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Tadd Dameron “ he was more a bridesmaid than a bride. Winding recorded too infrequently as a leader during this period and none of his compositions ever really caught on. Indeed, he was adept at putting a defining stamp on others’ compositions “ a trait he picked up while outlining the artistry of Stan Kenton’s sound during the mid 1940s....
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Source: Doug Payne

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    The Complete Ohio Sessions

    Mondane
    2004
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    The Great Kai & J.J.

    Mondane
    1988
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    Kai & Jay!

    Mondane
    1986
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    Trombone Summit

    Mondane
    1981
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    Giant Bones '80'

    Mondane
    1980
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    The Great Kai & J.J., Swinging Together Again

    Mondane
    1980
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    Duo "Bones"

    Mondane
    1979
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