Kenny Clarke Net Worth
Kenny Clarke made money by Musicians niche. For all time, at the moment, 2016 year, Kenny Clarke earned $77 Million. Exact sum is $77000000.
Short biography, height, weight, dates:
Birth date: January 9, 1914, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Death date: January 26, 1985, Montreuil, France
Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Profession: Soundtrack, Music Department, Actor
Spouse: Daisy Wallbach (m. 1962Р 1985), Carmen McRae (m. 1944Р 1956)
Wikipedia Source: Kenny Clarke
Kenny Clarke, born Kenneth Spearman Clarke, nicknamed Klook and later known as Liaqat Ali Salaam, was a jazz drummer and bandleader. He was a major innovator of the bebop style of drumming. As the house drummer at Mintons Playhouse in the early 1940s, he participated in the after hours jams that led to the birth of Be-Bop, which in turn led to modern jazz. While in New York, he played with the major innovators of the emerging bop style, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Curly Russell and others, as well as musicians of the prior generation, including Sidney Bechet. He spent his later life in Paris.