Kenneth Vincent (Kenny) WHEELER

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1930-01-14
Education St Catharine's HS Ontario, Toronto Conservatory of Music
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Style Kenny Wheeler, Esq
Career jazz trumpeter, composer and arranger; moved to Eng 1952; band ldrs worked with mid-1960s incl: Vic Lewis, Johnny Dankworth, Ronnie Scott, Joe Harriot, Tubby Hayes, Freidrich Gulda; also worked with free ensembles incl: John Stevens, The Tony Oxley Sextet, Mike Gibbs, The Globe Unity Orch, Anthony Braxton; memb: Azimuth (with John Taylor and Norma Winstone) late 1970s, United Jazz and Rock Ensemble 1979, The Dave Holland Quintet 1983-88, own quintet (with John Taylor, John Abercrombie, Peter Erskine and Palle Danielson) 1989-92; currently ldr own quartet (with John Taylor, Chris Laurence and Adam Nussbaum); winner German Award for Best Jazz Record of the Year 1976; >ir< The Windmill Tilter (1968), Song for Someone (1973), Gnu High (1976), Deer Wan (1978), Around Six (1980), Double, Double You (1984), Flutter By, Butter Fly (1987), Music for Large and Small Ensembles (1990), The Widow in the Window (1990), Angel Song (1997); also recorded with: Pepper Adams, Mike Gibbs, George Adams, Reiner Bruninghaus, Anthony Braxton, Leo Smith, Ralph Towner, UJRE, Azimuth, Paul Gonsalves, Bill Frisell, Dave Holland
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Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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