FRANK KIMBROUGH

Post Bop / Post-Fusion Contemporary / Hard Bop / Avant-Garde Jazz • United States
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One of the more individualistic acoustic pianists of the '80s, '90s, and 2000s, Frank Kimbrough is an "inside/outside" improviser whose primary influences range from Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett to Cecil Taylor, Paul Bley, and Andrew Hill. Kimbrough can play with as much elegance as Evans or Jarrett, but that doesn't prevent him from often taking it "outside" and acknowledging Taylor's innovations. The pianist was born and raised in North Carolina, where he learned to appreciate a wide variety of jazz growing up, and did some gigs around Chapel Hill before moving to Washington, D.C., in 1980. During the year he lived in D.C., Kimbrough led his own trio and played a few hard bop gigs with Webster Young and Buck Hill. When Bill Evans died in September 1980, Kimbrough joined Anthony Braxton for a two-night gig paying tribute to the influential pianist.

Kimbrough moved to New York in 1981,
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FRANK KIMBROUGH Star-Crossed Lovers: Piano Solos album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Star-Crossed Lovers: Piano Solos
Post Bop 1986
FRANK KIMBROUGH Frank Kimbrough / Steve Williams : Double Vision album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Kimbrough / Steve Williams : Double Vision
Post Bop 1987
FRANK KIMBROUGH Lonely Woman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lonely Woman
Post Bop 1995
FRANK KIMBROUGH Chant album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Chant
Post Bop 1998
FRANK KIMBROUGH Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke ‎: Saturn's Child album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke ‎: Saturn's Child
Post Bop 1999
FRANK KIMBROUGH Noumena album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Noumena
Post Bop 2000
FRANK KIMBROUGH Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke ‎: The Willow album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Kimbrough, Joe Locke ‎: The Willow
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2002
FRANK KIMBROUGH Lullabluebye album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Lullabluebye
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2004
FRANK KIMBROUGH Play album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Play
Post Bop 2006
FRANK KIMBROUGH Air album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Air
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2007
FRANK KIMBROUGH Rumors album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Rumors
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2009
FRANK KIMBROUGH Frank Kimbrough / Scott Robinson : Afar album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Kimbrough / Scott Robinson : Afar
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
FRANK KIMBROUGH Quartet album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quartet
Post Bop 2014
FRANK KIMBROUGH Meantime album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Meantime
Post Bop 2015
FRANK KIMBROUGH Solstice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Solstice
Post Bop 2016

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FRANK KIMBROUGH Frank Kimbrough Trio ‎: Quickening album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Frank Kimbrough Trio ‎: Quickening
Post Bop 2003
FRANK KIMBROUGH Live At Kitano album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live At Kitano
Post-Fusion Contemporary 2012
FRANK KIMBROUGH The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Complete Compositions of Thelonious Sphere Monk
Hard Bop 2018

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