Kenny Wheeler trumpet player

Kenny Wheeler, Canadian jazz trombonist, 84 years old.

Trumpeter Composer Jazz Musician
Kenny Wheeler

Kenny Wheeler was a Canadian jazz trombonist. He was born on January 14, 1930 (died on September 18, 2014, he was 89 years old) in St. Catharines. Kenneth Vincent John Wheeler OC is a Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player based in the U.K. since the 1950s.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.

When is Kenny Wheeler's next birthday?

Kenny Wheeler was born on the , which was a Tuesday

When Kenny Wheeler died, he was 84 years old.

Kenny Wheeler zodiac sign was capricorn.
No, Kenny Wheeler died on 09/18/2014. Cause of death: disease

Awards (1)

Year Award
- Officer of the Order of Canada awarded

Place of Birth, Real Name, Education, etc.

Subject Detail
Genre Chamber jazz, Post-bop, Free improvisation, Avant-garde jazz
Instrument Flugelhorn, Trumpet
Given name Kenny
Genre Avant-garde Jazz
Work period (start) 1950-01-01T00:00:00Z
Place of birth St. Catharines
Record ECM Records
Place of death London
Family name Wheeler. Show people with the surname Wheeler
Cause of death Disease
Sex or gender Male
Country of citizenship Canada
Date of death 2014-09-18T00:00:00Z
Instrument Trumpet

Kenny Wheeler (84 years)
Kenny Wheeler

Canadian composer and trumpet and flugelhorn player

  • Birth place: Toronto, Canada
  • Birth Sign: Capricorn
Tuesday, January 14, 1930

Days left until next birthday: 32 days (as of December 13)

Profession: Trumpet Player

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Birth sign: Capricorn

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Born on January 14

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84 Year Old

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