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Kenne Thomas

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Drummer, composer, and author, Kenne Thomas is the son of Chicago bebop saxophonist, Jimmy “Bouncy” Whitehead. Influenced by family friends, Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt he began his musical career in his hometown of Chicago performing with notable musicians, Jodie Christian, Ari Brown, Adam Rudolph the Charles Walton Big Band, and the Black Artists Group. In the early 70’s Kenne moved to Minnesota where he performed with pianist, Jimmy Bowman Trio. Attending Moorhead State University, he played around the region with the R & B horn band, AIRTIGHT. After graduating with a degree in Music Education, he joined the Jerry Lakes Memories of Elvis Supershow which toured throughout the US and in Europe. Kenne went to Japan, in 1979 to perform, with the Pullman-West Band, out of Detroit

Album

WOODLAWN

Label: Illicit Productions Records
Released: 2020
Track listing: #1. Two Cities; #2. Santiago Bay; #3. Roy's Thing; #4. Blue Glacier; #5. Blackstone Aria; #6. Some Measure Of Existence; #7. Woodlawn

Album

THE DIARY

Label: Kenzongs Music
Released: 2017
Track listing: At 23 O'Clock, Smile For Me, It Could Happen To You, Blues In The Closet, Smile For Me (Alternate Take)

Album

THE DIARY

Label: Kenzongs Music
Released: 2017
Track listing: At 23 O'Clock, Smile For Me, Blues In The Closet, It Could Happen To You, Smile For Me (Alternate Take)


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