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The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

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The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band

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Founded in:1961
Disbanded in:1972

Biography

(source: wikipedia)

The Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band was a jazz big band co-led by American drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian pianist Fran├žois "Francy" Boland. They were one of the most noteworthy jazz big bands formed outside the United States, featuring top European musicians alongside expatriate and touring Americans.
American drummer Kenny Clarke and Belgian pianist Francy Boland started the band in Paris in 1960. A sextet became an octet before expanding into a big band that combined European musicians with... more

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