Kenny Ball



Kenny Ball

Rating
Active
1950 to 2013
Born
May 22, 1930 in Redbridge
Died
March 7, 2013
Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Biography
Kenny Ball (born Kenneth Daniel Ball on 22 May 1930 in Ilford, Essex; died 7 March 2013) was an English jazz musician, best known as the bandleader, lead trumpet player and vocalist in Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen. Ball began his career in the 1950s as sideman in bands before forming his own Trad jazz band in 1958. Ball and his band enjoyed the longest unbroken success for bands of their generation, with their hits like "Samantha" and "Midnight in Moscow" remaining popular in dixieland and trumpet circles. Ball's status rivals contemporaries Acker Bilk and Chris Barber.

Top Songs by Kenny Ball



Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Riverside Blues (Live)

Riverside Blues (Live)

Kenny Ball November 30, 2015

8 Tracks

I Love Jazz

I Love Jazz

Kenny Ball July 2, 2015

10 Tracks

JAZZY CITY - Club Session by Kenny Ball

JAZZY CITY - Club Session by Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball May 26, 2015

18 Tracks

I Am Kenny Ball

I Am Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball May 19, 2015

18 Tracks

Jazz & Limousines by Kenny Ball

Jazz & Limousines by Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball March 10, 2015

18 Tracks

Midnight In Moscow

Midnight In Moscow

Kenny Ball October 22, 2014

12 Tracks

Nobody's Sweetheart

Nobody's Sweetheart

Kenny Ball October 7, 2014

16 Tracks

Greetings from the Past

Greetings from the Past

Kenny Ball July 8, 2014

18 Tracks

A Life in Jazz - Kenny Ball

A Life in Jazz - Kenny Ball

Kenny Ball June 18, 2014

18 Tracks

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