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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…

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  • R.I.P...
  • 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).
  • que bueno..
  • great music!
  • 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]
  • 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
  • Happy Birthday !!! <3
  • Only through playing some of his charts have I realized just how revolutionary this music is. Big up.
  • Genius!
  • "Deer Wan" is his best, amazing masterpiece.

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