Happy Birthday, Kai Winding!

Kai Winding
Born: 1922

Kai Winding – trombone (1922 – 1983)

Trombonist Kai Christen Winding (pronounced ki-win-ding) was one of the founding fathers of be-bop music and truly one of the finest-ever jazz trombonists.

As a sideman to bop’s reigning kings ” Fats Navarro, Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Tadd Dameron ” he was more a bridesmaid than a bride. Winding recorded too infrequently as a leader during this period and none of his compositions ever really caught on. Indeed, he was adept at putting… Continue

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