Kenny Davern



Kenny Davern

Rating
Active
1950 to 2000
Born
January 7, 1935
Died
December 12, 2006
Location
Huntington, New York, United States
Biography
He was born in Huntington, Long Island to a family of mixed Jewish and Irish-Catholic ancestry. His mother's family originally came from Vienna, Austria, where his great-grandfather Alfred Roth had been a colonel in the Austro-Hungarian cavalry, the highest rank accessible to a Jew in the Habsburg Imperial army. After hearing Pee Wee Russell the first time, he was convinced that he wanted to be a jazz musician, too; and at the age of 16 he joined the musician's union, first as a baritone saxophone player. In 1954 he joined Jack Teagarden's Band, and after only a few days with the band he made his first jazz recordings.

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Reunion at Arbors

Reunion at Arbors

Kenny Davern March 16, 2006

9 Tracks

East Side, West Side

East Side, West Side

Kenny Davern March 14, 2006

10 Tracks

My Inspiration

My Inspiration

Kenny Davern January 1, 1992

16 Tracks

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