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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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Events

Date Time Detail Price
Jun24Sun 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
Kenny Garrett
Jack London Revue
Portland, OR
Jun24Sun 10:00 pm 10:00 pm
Kenny Garrett
Jack London Revue
Portland, OR
Jun25Mon 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Kenny Garrett
MIM Music Theater
Phoenix, AZ
$38.50-48.50
Aug13Mon 10:30 pm 10:30 pm
KENNY GARRETT
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00
Aug13Mon 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
KENNY GARRETT
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00
Aug14Tue 10:30 pm 10:30 pm
KENNY GARRETT
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00
Aug14Tue 8:00 pm 8:00 pm
KENNY GARRETT
Blue Note New York
New York, NY
$20.00

Discography

Seeds From The Underground

Seeds From The...

Mack Avenue Records
2012

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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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Wayne's Thang

Wayne's Thang

Kenny Garrett
Sketches of MD: Live At The...

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