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Kenny Drew Jr.

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Quick Facts
Birthday ***, 1958
Place of Birth New York
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
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Kenny Drew Jr. was an American jazz pianist. His music is known for its hard-swinging bluesy sound and large, two-handed rooty chords contrasting with fast runs. The son of jazz pianist Kenny Drew, he did not credit his father as an influence.

BornJune 14, 1958, New York City, New York, US
DiedAug 3, 2014, St. Petersburg, Florida, US
GenresJazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsPiano
Years active1970s–2000s

About Kenny Drew Jr.

Eclectic jazz artist known for a hard-swinging bluesy sound. He also studied classical music and dabbled in chamber music.

Kenny Drew Jr. before fame

He was a pianist for the Iona College Singers while attending the school from 1977 until 1978.

Achievement of Kenny Drew Jr.

He came in first at Jacksonville's 1990 Great American Jazz Piano competition.

Kenny Drew Jr. family life

His father was famed jazz pianist Kenny Drew.

Associations of Kenny Drew Jr.

He was favorably compared to jazz great Oscar Peterson.

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Latest information about Kenny Drew Jr. updated on May 07, 2021.