Kenny Garrett

Born 9 October 1960.


Kenny Garrett (born October 9, 1960) is a Grammy Award-winning American post bop jazz saxophonist and flautist who gained fame in his youth as a member of the Duke Ellington Orchestra and of Miles Davis's band. He has since pursued a successful solo career and has been described as "...The most important alto saxophonist of his generation" by Washington City Paper and "...One of the most admired alto saxophonists in jazz after Charlie Parker" by The New York Times.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Beyond The Wall

    Beyond The Wall 2006

    Reviewed by Lara Bellini
    ...a voyage back to the music of his mentors...
  2. Review of Happy People

    Happy People

    Reviewed by John Eyles
    Altoist Garrett teams up with producer Marcus Miller...but is it jazz ?
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