Frank Kimbrough

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This article is about the jazz pianist. For the American football coach, see Frank Kimbrough (American football).

Frank Kimbrough (born November 2, 1956 in Roxboro, North Carolina) is a post-bop jazz pianist born and raised in North Carolina. He did some work at Chapel Hill before moving to Washington, D. C. in 1980.

His influences include Herbie Nichols, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans, Vince Guaraldi, Keith Jarrett, Cecil Taylor, Paul Bley, and Andrew Hill. In 1981 he moved to New York City and released his first CD in 1988. In the 1990s he was a member of the Herbie Nichols Project becoming co-leader with Ben Allison. He has also worked with Joe Locke and is currently with the Palmetto label. Kimbrough played in sessions with Paul Murphy. He also currently plays in the Maria Schneider Jazz Orchestra.


  • Lonely Woman (1988, Mapleshade Records)
  • Chant (1998, Igmod)
  • Saturn's Child (1999, Omnitone)
  • Noumena (2000, Soul Note)
  • The Willow (2001, Omnitone)
  • Quickening (2003, Omnitone)
  • Lullabluebye (2004, Palmetto)
  • Play (2006, Palmetto)
  • Air (2007, Palmetto)
  • Verrazano Moon (2008, Omnitone)
  • Rumors (2010, Palmetto)
  • Live at Kitano (2012, Palmetto)
  • Quartet (2014, Palmetto)


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