Kenny Garrett

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

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Albums

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Pushing The World Away
Blue Note
2013
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Seeds From The Underground
Seeds From The...
Mack Avenue Records
2012
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Sketches Of MD : Live...
Blue Note
2008
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Sketches of MD: Live At The Iridium
Sketches of MD: Live...
Mack Avenue Records
2008
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Beyond the Wall
Beyond the Wall
Nonesuch Records
2007
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New Monastery: A View Into The Music of Andrew Hill
New Monastery: A View...
Cryptogramophone
2006
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