Endorsee - Kenny Clare

Kenny Clare (born 8 June, 1929 in London - died 21 December, 1984) was an English jazz drummer, and appeared as an Endorser in the 1961catalogue.

Kenny played with Oscar Rabin on English radio in his early 20s. Following this he played with Jack Parnell and then with Johnny Dankworth for an extended period in the 1950s and early 1960s. In the latter decade he played with Ted Heath and Ronnie Stephenson, and played in the studios as a member of Sounds Orchestral. He played with the Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band in the 1970s, and accompanied singers such as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, and Cleo Laine. In 1972 he did a concert at Queen Elizabeth Hall with fellow drummers Buddy Rich and Louie Bellson.
Clare also did extensive work for radio, television, film, and commercials.