Dave McKenna

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Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Oct 18, 2008 (78)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
30, 1930
Birthplace
Rhode Island
Death Date
Oct 18, 2008 (78)

About

Swing pianist who loaned his sound to many of the top Dixieland musicians of his age.

Before Fame

He started out in his teens playing with jazzmen like Charlie Ventura.

Trivia

He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan and, much to the dismay of some in his audience, would listen to games on his radio while playing.

Family Life

He had two sons with his wife, Frances.

Associated With

He recorded with Louis Armstrong at the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival.

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