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John Kenny (trombonist)

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John Kenny
Born1957 (age 66–67)
Birmingham, England
GenresJazz, classical

John Kenny (born 1957)[1] is a British trombonist and composer.


Kenny is a professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.[2] He received the Gaudeamus International Interpreters Award in 1983 and the International Trombone Association Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.[2][3]

Kenny was part of the team which created the modern reconstruction of the Carnyx horn and has subsequently performed and recorded on the instrument.[4][5]


  1. ^ "John Kenny". Creighton's Collection. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Professor John Kenny". gsmd.ac.uk. Retrieved 2 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Lifetime Achievement Awards Winners". International Trombone Association. 7 January 2016. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  4. ^ Turner, Luke (6 March 2018). "A Blast From The Past: Defying Brexit With The Ancient Horns Of Europe". The Quietus. Retrieved 7 September 2020.
  5. ^ Rickson, Graham (5 November 2016). "Classical CDs Weekly: Glazunov, Shostakovich, Wagner, Dragon Voices". TheArtsDesk. Retrieved 7 September 2020.

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