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John Kirby

Born: 
12/31/1908
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Died: 
06/14/1952
Years Active: 
1929-1952
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John Kirby was a jazz double-bassist who also played trombone and tuba. Kirby tended toward a lighter, classically influenced style of jazz, often referred to as chamber jazz. In 1993 Kirby was inducted into the Big Band & Jazz Hall of Fame.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Teddy Wilson Brunswick Recording Session 07/02/1935 American Record Corporation Studios NYC New York USA
Teddy Wilson Brunswick Recording Session 07/31/1935 American Record Corporation Studios NYC New York USA
2nd Annual Band Fest 09/01/1938 Randall's Island Stadium NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/11/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/12/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/13/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/14/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/15/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/16/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 10/17/1940 Apollo Theater Harlem New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/03/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/04/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/05/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/06/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/07/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/08/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/10/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/11/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/12/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/13/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/14/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/15/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/17/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/18/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA
John Kirby & His Band 03/19/1941 Café Society Uptown NYC New York USA

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