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us: Dorham, Kenny, 1924-1972


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  • Variants

    • us: Dorham, McKinley Howard, 1924-1972
    • us: Durham, Kinney, 1924-1972
    • us: Durham, Kenny, 1924-1972
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-08-30
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1972-12-05
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Fairfield (Tex.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wiley College (Marshall, Tex.)
        • Organization: (naf) Jazz Messengers
        • Organization: (naf) Lenox School of Jazz (Lenox, Mass.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Wiley College (Marshall, Tex.)
    • Organization

        (naf) Jazz Messengers
    • Organization

        (naf) Lenox School of Jazz (Lenox, Mass.)
    • Gender

        male
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  • Sources

    • found: Tommy Flanagan Trio and Sextet. [Phonodisc] 1973.
    • found: Fats Navarro with Kenny Dorham, Sonny Stitt, Bud Powell, Kenny Clarke, Tadd Dameron, etc. [SR] p1985: labels (Kenny Dorham, trumpet)
    • found: Fats, Bud, Klook, Sonny, Kinney [SR] 196-?: labels (Kinney Durham, trumpet)
    • found: Charlie Parker [SR] 196-?: labels (Kenny Durham, trumpet)
    • found: New Grove dict. of jazz (Dorham, Kenny (McKinley Howard); b. 8-30-24, Fairfield, TX, d. 12-5-72, New York, trumpet)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed December 16, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Dorham, Kenny; McKinley Howard Dorham; QuietKenny; trumpeter, jazz musician; born 30 August 1924 Near Fairfield, Texas, United States; attended pharmacy school at Wiley College; worked with Dizzy Gillespie's first big band (1945); worked with the big bands of Lionel Hampton and Mercer Ellington (1947-1948); founding member of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1954); taught at the Lenox School of Jazz (1958-1959); was at the peak of his influence and importance (1964; died 05 December 1972 in New York, New York, United States)
  • LC Classification

    • ML419.D68
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-07-27: new
    • 2015-12-12: revised
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