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Kenny Wheeler (born 14th January 1930, Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player, based since the 1950s in the UK. Most of his output is rooted in jazz, but he has also been active in free improvisation and has occasionally contributed to rock music recordings. Highly respected among his peers for his beautiful tone and extensive range on the trumpet and flugelhorn, Wheeler has written over one hundred compositions and is a skilled arranger for small… read more

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  • Avatar for fergalmc
    =(
  • Avatar for lnqdty
    rip in peace wheel man
  • Avatar for dgjg
    R.I.P...
  • Avatar for mk741
    Course when I finally give Gnu High the time of day, I find out Wheeler died few days earlier. Gnu didn't disappoint though. Fiery yet nuanced performances from all the players (weird to hear Jarrett so restrained in his playing).
  • Avatar for pitrafilla
    que bueno..
  • Avatar for argentario4ever
    great music!
  • Avatar for jazzthieve
    Spotify playlist [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/7pQZRLziG9YA9x7T0z8ZzM]Jazz: Bebop, Cool, Swing, Vocal, Fusion, Modal, Stride, Dixieland, Third Stream, Big Band, Hard Bop[/url]
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    Kenny Wheeler appearing on the forthcoming album "Bro/Knak" by jazz guitarist Jakob Bro. Check teasers and trailers and sound here: http://www.youtube.com/jakobbromusic
  • Avatar for kaly_
    Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • Avatar for satoriongaku
    Only through playing some of his charts have I realized just how revolutionary this music is. Big up.

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