Born: October 9, 1960
Kenny Garrett is a jazz saxophonist. He was born in Detroit, MI in 1960. His father was a tenor saxophonist. Kenny's career took off when he joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1978, then led by Duke's son, Mercer Ellington. Three years later he played in the Mel Lewis Orchestra (playing the music of Thad Jones) and also the Dannie Richmond Quartet (focusing on Charles Mingus's music). In 1984, he recorded his first album as a bandleader, Introducing Kenny Garrett. From there, his career has included 11 albums as a leader and numerous Grammy nominations. During his career, Kenny has played with many jazz greats such as Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, McCoy Tyner, Pharoah Sanders, Brian Blade, Bobby Hutcherson, Ron Carter, Elvin Jones, and Mulgrew Miller...
Pushing The World AwayBlue Note
Seeds From The UndergroundMack Avenue Records
Sketches of MD: Live At The IridiumMack Avenue Records
Sketches Of MD : Live At The Iridium Featuring Pharoah SandersBlue Note
Beyond the WallNonesuch Records
Beyond The WallNonesuch Records
New Monastery: A View Into The Music of Andrew HillCryptogramophone
This information is provided by discogs.com or the profile administrator.
Sketches of MD: Live at the...
Watch More Videos
- Seeds From The Underground by Dan Bilawsky
- Sketches of MD: Live at The Iridium by John Kelman
- Sketches of MD: Live at The Iridium by Greg Thomas
- Sketches of MD: Live At The Iridium by Mark F. Turner