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Smokin' in Seattle : Live at the Penthouse

Wynton Kelly (performer), Wes Montgomery (performer), Ron McClure (performer)
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Title
Smokin' in Seattle : Live at the Penthouse
Performer
Wynton Kelly 1931-1971 (piano) Wes Montgomery 1925-1968 (gitaar) Ron McClure  (contrabas) Jimmy Cobb 1929-2020 (drums)
Publisher
Resonance, 2017
1 cd
Playing time
00:54:01
EAN
0096802280382
CDR
JE42119
Placing suggestion
73 - Jazz (NBLC) J1 - Jazz (Flemish music schema)

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More than 2 times in Flemish libraries

About Wynton Kelly

Wynton Charles Kelly (December 2, 1931 – April 12, 1971) was an American jazz pianist and composer. He is known for his lively, blues-based playing and as one of the finest accompanists in jazz. He began playing professionally at the age of 12 and was pianist on a No. 1 R&B hit at the age of 16. His recording debut as a leader occurred three years later, around the time he started to become better known as an accompanist to singer Dinah Washington, and as a member of trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's band. This progress was interrupted by two years in the United States Army, after which Kelly worked again with Washington and Gillespie, and played with other leaders. Over the next few years, these included instrumentalists Cannonball Adderley, John Coltrane, Hank Mobley, Wes Montgomery, and Sonny Rollins, and vocalists Betty Carter, Billie Holiday, and Abbey Lincoln.

Kelly attracted the most attention as part of Miles Davis' band from 1959, …Read more on Wikipedia

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