Kenny Washington (musician)
May 29, 1958 |
Staten Island, New York, U.S.
He grew up in the Stapleton Projects and attended P.S. 14. He studied at The High School of Music & Art, graduating in 1976. He has worked with many distinguished musicians, including Ronnie Mathews, Lee Konitz, Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dizzy Gillespie, Clark Terry, George Cables, Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Sonny Stitt, James Spaulding, Phil Woods, Bill Charlap, Bobby Watson, Curtis Lundy, and Tommy Flanagan. He currently plays with Ahmad Jamal, replacing Idris Muhammad.
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With Bill Charlap
- All Through the Night (Criss Cross, 1998)
- 2 S Wonderful (Venus, 1999)
- Written in the Stars (Blue Note, 2000)
- Stardust (Blue Note, 2002)
- Somewhere: The Songs of Leonard Bernstein (Blue Note, 2004)
- Plays George Gershwin: The American Soul (Blue Note, 2005)
- Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note, 2007)
With Lou Donaldson
- Caracas (1993)
With Dizzy Gillespie
- Bird Songs: The Final Recordings (Telarc, 1992)
- To Diz with Love (Telarc, 1992)
- To Bird with Love (Telarc, 1992)
With Lee Konitz
- Lee Konitz Nonet (Chiaroscuro, 1977)
With Joshua Redman
- Joshua Redman (1993)
With Grant Stewart
- Downtown Sounds (Criss Cross, 1992)
- Superblue (Blue Note, 1988)
With Cedar Walton
- "Bill Charlap jazz trio with bassist Peter Washington and drummer Kenny Washington are 'like family'". NY Daily News. 2011-03-22. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
- Wynn, Ron. "Allmusic". Allmusic. Retrieved 2011-10-30.
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