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.
Kenny Garrett Before Fame
He joined the Duke Ellington Orchestra in 1978.
Achievement of Kenny Garrett
He received an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music.
Kenny Garrett Family Life
He grew up in Detroit where he attended Mackenzie High School.
Associations of Kenny Garrett
He has collaborated with John McLaughlin.
Information related to Kenny Garrett
- Post-bop jazz musicians
- Jazz alto saxophonists
- Miles Davis
- American jazz flautists
- Jazz musicians from Michigan
- African-American jazz musicians
- Musicians from New Jersey
- Musicians from Detroit
- American jazz composers
- American jazz saxophonists