Kenny Wheeler

Born 14 January 1930. Died 18 September 2014
Kenny Wheeler
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1930-01-14
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Kenny Wheeler

Kenny Wheeler Biography (Wikipedia)

Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler, OC (14 January 1930 – 18 September 2014) was a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player, based in the U.K. from the 1950s onwards.

Most of his performances were rooted in jazz, but he was also active in free improvisation and occasionally contributed to rock music recordings. Wheeler wrote over one hundred compositions and was a skilled arranger for small groups and large ensembles.

Wheeler was the patron of the Royal Academy Junior Jazz course.

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Past BBC Events

Proms 1974: Prom 11
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Round House, The
1974-07-29T08:42:39
29
Jul
1974

Proms 1974: Prom 11

Round House, The

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