Kenny Gradney

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Kenny Gradney
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Gradney performing with Little Feat, 2008
Background information
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana
United States
Genres Southern rock, R&B, jazz fusion, funk, folk, swamp rock
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Bass guitar
Years active 1966–present
Associated acts Little Feat, Delaney & Bonnie
Website Little Requires flash

Kenny Gradney, a native of Baton Rouge[citation needed], is an American bassist and songwriter, best known as a member of the band Little Feat. He joined after their second album, replacing founding bassist Roy Estrada in 1972.[1] Gradney has remained their bassist ever since

In addition to his work with Little Feat, Gradney has played and recorded with many notable musicians, including Delaney & Bonnie, Bob Weir's Bobby and the Midnites,[2] Jazz Is Dead, jazz drummer Chico Hamilton, Warren Zevon, Robert Palmer, Mick Fleetwood, and Carly Simon.


  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Biography: Little Feat". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Biography: Bobby & the Midnites". Allmusic. Retrieved 25 May 2010. 

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