Ken Vandermark

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Birthday
22, 1964
Birthplace
Warwick, RI
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthplace
Warwick, RI

About

1999 MacArthur Fellow, multi-instrumentalist, and member of the NRG Ensemble who was the subject material for Daniel Kraus's documentary Musician.

Before Fame

He attended McGill University in Montreal where he played with a variety of bands. He moved back to Boston to lead Lombard Street and Mr. Furious, as well as other groups.

Trivia

He spent a lot of time in Chicago collaborating with an array of local musicians, including members from Superchunk.

Family Life

He was born in Warwick, Rhode Island but grew up in Massachusetts.

Associated With

Vandermark has arranged the work of many artists, including Cecil Taylor.