Keg Purnell

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American jazz drummer.
Born : January 07, 1915 in Charleston, West Virginia.
Died : June 25, 1965 in New York City, New York.

Keg worked with King Oliver (1934-'35), with his own trio in the late 1930s, Thelonious Monk (1939), Benny Carter (1939-'40), Claude Hopkins (1941-'42), "Eddie Heywood Sextet" (1942-'52), Rex Stewart, Teddy Wilson, Willie "The Lion" Smith (1953), Snub Mosley.
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Keg Purnell Discography Tracks

Instruments & Performance

B-10998 Keg Purnell - Cocktails For Two / Takin' My Time album art Benny Carter And His Orchestra Benny Carter And His Orchestra - Cocktails For Two / Takin' My Time(Shellac, 10") Bluebird (3) B-10998 US 1941 Sell This Version
23427 Keg Purnell - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Blue Lou album art Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone / Blue Lou(Shellac, 10") Decca 23427 US 1945 Sell This Version
Keg Purnell - The History Of Jazz Vol. 3 - Then Came Swing album art Various Dutch Treat and 1 more… Various - The History Of Jazz Vol. 3 - Then Came Swing (Comp, Album) Capitol Records US 1945 Sell This Version
23844 Keg Purnell - Guilty / Sentimental Journey album art Ella Fitzgerald And Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra Ella Fitzgerald And Eddie Heywood And His Orchestra - Guilty / Sentimental Journey(Shellac, 10") Decca 23844 US 1947 Sell This Version
Keg Purnell - As Time Goes By / Whispering album art Teddy Wilson Trio Teddy Wilson Trio - As Time Goes By / Whispering Parlophone UK 1948 Sell This Version
AD 62 Keg Purnell - Collectors' Items album art Various Various - Collectors' Items(4xShellac, 10", Album, Comp) Capitol Records AD 62 US 1948 Sell This Version
BCR-502 Keg Purnell - Way Down Yonder On Bourbon Street / The Romp album art Willi (The Lion) Smith And His Orchestra* Willi (The Lion) Smith And His Orchestra* - Way Down Yonder On Bourbon Street / The Romp(Shellac, 10") Blue Circle Records (2) BCR-502 US 1953 Sell This Version
Keg Purnell - Cascade Of Quartets Vol. 1 album art Various Various - Cascade Of Quartets Vol. 1 (Comp) Columbia UK 1959 Sell This Version
33SX 1218 Keg Purnell - Cascade Of Quartets Volume Two album art Various Various - Cascade Of Quartets Volume Two(LP, Comp, Mono) Columbia 33SX 1218 UK 1959 Sell This Version
87094/96 Keg Purnell - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2 album art Various Okay For Baby (as William and 2 more… Various - The Golden Book Of Classic Swing - Volume 2(3xLP, Comp) Brunswick 87094/96 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Keg Purnell - Swing Exercise album art Various Various - Swing Exercise (Comp) Capitol Records US 1972 Sell This Version
R-05094 Keg Purnell - Mainstream Of The Blues album art Various So Sad Blues Various - Mainstream Of The Blues(LP, Comp, Club) World Record Club R-05094 Australia 1978 Sell This Version
PM 42406 Keg Purnell - Benny Carter (1928 - 1952) album art Benny Carter Benny Carter - Benny Carter (1928 - 1952)(2xLP, Comp) RCA PM 42406 France 1979 Sell This Version
Meritt 17 Keg Purnell - The Gentleman Of Jazz 1940-1941 album art Benny Carter Slow Freight (Two Takes) (as William Purnell) and 3 more… Benny Carter - The Gentleman Of Jazz 1940-1941(LP, Album) Meritt Record Society Meritt 17 US 1982 Sell This Version
R 030, DMM 6-0610 Keg Purnell - Big Band Jazz: From The Beginnings To The Fifties album art Various Shufflebug Shuffle (as William Purnell) Various - Big Band Jazz: From The Beginnings To The Fifties(6xLP, Comp + Box) Smithsonian Collection, Smithsonian Collection R 030, DMM 6-0610 US 1983 Sell This Version
Keg Purnell - Jazz Masters Of The Sax album art Various Night Hop Various - Jazz Masters Of The Sax (Comp) The Franklin Mint Record Society, The Franklin Mint Record Society, The Franklin Mint Record Society, The Franklin Mint Record Society Sweden 1983 Sell This Version
MVS 2001 Keg Purnell - Time After Time album art Teddy Wilson with Sarah Vaughan Teddy Wilson with Sarah Vaughan - Time After Time(LP, Album, Comp) Musicraft MVS 2001 US 1983 Sell This Version
PR9033 Keg Purnell - The Ellingtonians album art The Ellingtonians The Ellingtonians - The Ellingtonians(LP, Comp, Mono) Pausa Records PR9033 US 1984 Sell This Version
19 900/4 Keg Purnell - The Kings Of Swing Vol. 4 album art Ella Fitzgerald, Teddy Wilson, Tommy Dorsey Sentimental Journey (as William Furnell) Ella Fitzgerald, Teddy Wilson, Tommy Dorsey - The Kings Of Swing Vol. 4(CD, Comp, Mono) Master Digital (2) 19 900/4 Germany 1988 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 579 Keg Purnell - 1939-1940 album art Benny Carter And His Orchestra Benny Carter And His Orchestra - 1939-1940(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 579 France 1991 Sell This Version
CLASSICS 631 Keg Purnell - 1940-1941 album art Benny Carter And His Orchestra Benny Carter And His Orchestra - 1940-1941(CD, Comp) Classics (11) CLASSICS 631 France 1992 Sell This Version
FA 050 Keg Purnell - Roots Of Rhythm & Blues 1939-1945 album art Various The Honeydripper Part 1 (as William and 2 more… Various - Roots Of Rhythm & Blues 1939-1945(2xCD, Comp) Frémeaux & Associés FA 050 France 1996 Sell This Version
09026-68779-2 Keg Purnell - RCA Victor 80th Anniversary • The First Label In Jazz • Vol.3 1940-1949 album art Various All Of Me Various - RCA Victor 80th Anniversary • The First Label In Jazz • Vol.3 1940-1949(CD, Comp) RCA Victor, BMG Classics 09026-68779-2 US 1997 Sell This Version
159882, N° 172 Keg Purnell - A True Trombone Master - Story 1940 / 1946 album art Vic Dickenson You Made Me Love You and 1 more… Vic Dickenson - A True Trombone Master - Story 1940 / 1946(CD, Comp, RM) EPM Musique, Jazz Archives (2) 159882, N° 172 France 2000 Sell This Version
R612-07 314556611-2 Keg Purnell - Classic Jazz: The Forties album art Various Sleep Various - Classic Jazz: The Forties(2xCD, Comp) Time Life Music, Universal Music Special Markets R612-07 314556611-2 US 2001 Sell This Version