Dark Beauty – Kenny Drew, Sr.

A stirring, powerful ballad that alternates improvisation with composed melodies. Lead sheets, second parts, C condensed score, and Kenny Drew's original piano manuscript available.

Kenny Drew, Sr.

August 28, 1928 – August 4, 1993

Kenny Drew was born in New York City. He studied classical piano but soon turned to jazz. His recording career started in 1950 at age 22, first with Howard McGhee for Blue Note, then Sonny Stitt for Prestige. These two 1950 recordings plus a surviving radio broadcast with Charlie Parker (December 8, 1950) put him in the company of jazz greats J.J Johnson, Max Roach and Art Blakey. Read more...

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