Kenny Clarke

Real Name:
Kenneth Clarke Spearman
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American jazz drummer.

Born: 9 January 1914 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Died: 26 January 1985 in Paris, France (aged 71).

He was an early innovator of the bebop style of drumming and a founder member of the jazz group, The Modern Jazz Quartet.
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Al Haig Trio, Art Farmer Gigi Gryce Quintet, Art Farmer Quintet, Be Bop Boys, Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra, Charles Mingus Octet, Charlie Parker And His Orchestra, Clark Terry Septet, Clark Terry's Septet, Clarke-Boland Big Band, Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra, Dexter Gordon Quartet, Dizzy Gillespie And His Orchestra, Dizzy Gillespie Big Band, Dizzy Gillespie Sextet, Eddie Bert Quartet, Edgar Hayes And His Orchestra, Ernie Royal And His All Stars, Gene Ammons Sextet, George Wallington And His Band, Hal Mitchell Four, Idrees Sulieman Quintet, Jacques Hélian Et Son Orchestre, John Lewis And His Orchestra, Julius Watkins Sextet, Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Octet, Kenny Clarke All Stars, Kenny Clarke And His 52nd Street Boys, Kenny Clarke And His Clique, Kenny Clarke And His Orchestra, Kenny Clarke Quintet, Kenny Clarke Trio, Kenny Clarke's Sextet, McGhee-Navarro Boptet, Michel De Villers Et Son Quintette, Miles Davis All Stars, Miles Davis And His Orchestra, Miles Davis-Tadd Dameron Quintet, Milt Jackson - Lucky Thompson Quintet, Milt Jackson Quintet, Milton Jackson And His New Group, Mr. Fats Sadi, His Vibes & His Friends, Nathan Davis Quintet, Pierre Spiers Et Ses Solistes, Quincy Jones And His Orchestra, Ray Bryant Trio, Sam Price Trio, Sidney Bechet & His All Star Band, Sidney Bechet And His New Orleans Feetwarmers, Sonny Stitt & The Giants, Sonny Stitt All Stars, Stéphane Grappelly Et Son Quartette, Tadd Dameron And His Orchestra, Tadd Dameron Quintet, Thad Jones Quintet, The Birdland Stars, The Bud Powell Trio, The Charlie Parker Quintet, The Eddie Davis-Johnny Griffin Quintet, The Frank Foster Quintet, The Horace Silver Quintet, The J.J. Johnson Quintet, The J.J. Johnson Sextet, The Jay And Kai Quintet, The Johnny Griffin Quartet, The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Sextet, The Kenny Dorham Quintet, The Lou Bennett & Kenny Clark Jazz Combo, The Lou Bennett Quartet, The Miles Davis Quintet, The Miles Davis Sextet, The Milt Buckner Trio, The Milt Jackson Quartet, The Modern Jazz Quartet, The Nathan Davis Sextet, The Oscar Pettiford Quartet, The Sahib Shihab Quintet, The Tadd Dameron Sextet, The Trio (9), Zoot Sims Quartet
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J15 Kenny Clarke - Jazz Rhythm Records Music Minus One Alto Sax Vol 2 album art Don Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke Don Abney, Jimmy Raney, Oscar Pettiford, Kenny Clarke - Jazz Rhythm Records Music Minus One Alto Sax Vol 2 (Album) Music Minus One J15 US 1951 Sell This Version
BLP 38 Kenny Clarke - Al Cohn Compositions album art Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, John Lewis (2), Leonard Gaskin, Kenny Clarke Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Miles Davis, Sonny Truitt, John Lewis (2), Leonard Gaskin, Kenny Clarke - Al Cohn Compositions(10") Metronome Records AB BLP 38 Sweden 1953 Sell This Version
PRLP 160 Kenny Clarke - The Modern Jazz Quartet album art The Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis (2), Kenny Clarke The Modern Jazz Quartet With Milt Jackson, Percy Heath, John Lewis (2), Kenny Clarke - The Modern Jazz Quartet (Album) Prestige PRLP 160 US 1953 Sell This Version
84 032 Kenny Clarke - Miles Davis Quintet album art Miles Davis Quintet*, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke Miles Davis Quintet*, Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Horace Silver, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke - Miles Davis Quintet(10", Mono) Barclay 84 032 France 1954 Sell This Version
86 032 LPB Kenny Clarke - Jazz Studio 1 album art Paul Quinichette, Benny Green*, Frank Foster, Joseph Newman*, Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Edward Jones*, Sir Jonathan Gasser Paul Quinichette, Benny Green*, Frank Foster, Joseph Newman*, Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke, Edward Jones*, Sir Jonathan Gasser - Jazz Studio 1 (Album) Decca 86 032 LPB Germany 1954 Sell This Version
CFR10-740 Kenny Clarke - Volume 2 album art Kenny Clarke Volume 2 Savoy Records CFR10-740 Australia 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12022 Kenny Clarke - Flutes & Reeds album art Ernie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke Ernie Wilkins / Frank Wess / Jerome Richardson / Hank Jones / Eddie Jones / Kenny Clarke - Flutes & Reeds (Album) Savoy Records MG 12022 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12007 Kenny Clarke - Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins album art Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins - Kenny Clarke & Ernie Wilkins (Album) Savoy Records MG 12007 Canada 1955 Sell This Version
DL-180 Kenny Clarke - Spotlight On Percussion album art Kenny Clarke / Arnold Goldberg / Al Collins* Kenny Clarke / Arnold Goldberg / Al Collins* - Spotlight On Percussion (Album) VOX (6) DL-180 US 1955 Sell This Version
S1201, S 1201 Kenny Clarke - Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins album art Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins - Gigi Gryce · Thelonious Monk · Percy Heath · Art Blakey · Horace Silver · Art Farmer · Kenny Clarke · Cecil Payne · Jimmy Cleveland · Oscar Pettiford · Julius Watkins (Album) Signal (3), Signal (3) S1201, S 1201 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12006 Kenny Clarke - Kenny Clarke album art Kenny Clarke Kenny Clarke (Album, Comp) Savoy Records MG 12006 Canada 1955 Sell This Version
MG-12030 Kenny Clarke - Jazz- Young Blood album art Chuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee with Vinnie Burke & Kenny Clarke Chuz Alfred, Ola Hanson, Chuck Lee with Vinnie Burke & Kenny Clarke - Jazz- Young Blood (Album) Savoy Records MG-12030 Canada 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12017 Kenny Clarke - Bohemia After Dark album art Julian "Cannonball" Adderley* With Horace Silver, Paul Chambers (3), Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson, Kenny Clarke Julian "Cannonball" Adderley* With Horace Silver, Paul Chambers (3), Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson, Kenny Clarke - Bohemia After Dark (Album) Savoy Records, Savoy Records MG 12017 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12036, MG-12036 Kenny Clarke - Opus De Jazz album art Frank Wess, Milt Jackson, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke Frank Wess, Milt Jackson, Hank Jones, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke - Opus De Jazz (Album) Savoy Records, Savoy Records MG 12036, MG-12036 US 1955 Sell This Version
BLP 1509 Kenny Clarke - Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet album art Milt Jackson With John Lewis (2), Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet Milt Jackson With John Lewis (2), Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet - Milt Jackson With John Lewis, Percy Heath, Kenny Clarke, Lou Donaldson And The Thelonious Monk Quintet (Comp, Album) Blue Note BLP 1509 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 15051 Kenny Clarke - Kenny Clarke album art Kenny Clarke Kenny Clarke(10", Album, Mono) Savoy Records MG 15051 US 1955 Sell This Version
MG 12023 Kenny Clarke - The Trio album art Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke - The Trio (Album) Savoy Records MG 12023 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG 12085, MG-12085 Kenny Clarke - Opus In Swing album art Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke Frank Wess, Kenny Burrell, Freddie Green, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke - Opus In Swing (Album) Savoy Records, Savoy Records MG 12085, MG-12085 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG 12072 Kenny Clarke - North, South, East.....Wess album art Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke Frank Wess, Frank Foster, Henry Coker, Benny Powell, Kenny Burrell, Eddie Jones, Kenny Clarke - North, South, East.....Wess (Album) Savoy Records MG 12072 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG 12065 Kenny Clarke - Klook's Clique album art Kenny Clarke Klook's Clique (Album) Savoy Records MG 12065 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG 12053 Kenny Clarke - The Trio With Guests album art The Trio (9) Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke The Trio (9) Featuring Hank Jones, Wendell Marshall And Kenny Clarke - The Trio With Guests (Album) Savoy Records MG 12053 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
MG-12083 Kenny Clarke - Jazzmen: Detroit album art Kenny Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, Pepper Adams, Paul Chambers (3), Kenny Clarke Kenny Burrell, Tommy Flanagan, Pepper Adams, Paul Chambers (3), Kenny Clarke - Jazzmen: Detroit (Album) Savoy Records MG-12083 US 1956 Sell This Version
MG 12064 Kenny Clarke - The Jazz Message Of album art Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, John La Porta*, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, John La Porta*, Ronnie Ball, Wendell Marshall, Kenny Clarke - The Jazz Message Of (Album) Savoy Records MG 12064 Canada 1956 Sell This Version
B 76413 R Kenny Clarke - Jazz Olympus Series album art Kenny Clarke Jazz Olympus Series Philips B 76413 R Netherlands 1958 Sell This Version
BBL.7459, P77127L Kenny Clarke - Jazz Sur Seine album art Milt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke Milt Jackson / Percy Heath / Barney Wilen / Kenny Clarke - Jazz Sur Seine (Album) Philips BBL.7459, P77127L UK 1958 Sell This Version