Kenny Garrett is an American post-bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained recognition in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis's band. Since then, he has pursued a solo career.
|Born:||October 9, 1960, Detroit, Michigan, United States|
|Genres:||Jazz, post-bop, jazz fusion|
|Instruments:||Alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, flute|
|Labels:||Atlantic, Warner Bros, Mack Avenue, Criss Cross Jazz|
|Associated acts:||Five Peace Band, Miles Davis, Woody Shaw, Art Blakey, Marcus Miller|
|Website:||Kenny Garrett's Official site|
About Kenny Garrett
Grammy Award-winning saxophonist who has been a member of the Five Peace Band. He has appeared on more than twenty albums as a leader and a sideman.
He joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1978.
He received an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music.
He grew up in Detroit where he attended Mackenzie High School.
He has collaborated with John McLaughlin.
Information related to Kenny Garrett
- Post-bop jazz musicians
- Jazz alto saxophonists
- Miles Davis
- Jazz musicians from Michigan
- American jazz flautists
- African-American jazz musicians
- Musicians from New Jersey
- 21st-century saxophonists
- American jazz composers
- Musicians from Detroit
- American jazz saxophonists