Kenny Werner

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Birthday
19, 1951
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
19, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
New York

About

Prolific composer and musician whose 2010 album No Beginning No End garnered him the 2010 Guggenheim Fellowship Award.

Before Fame

He was schooled by the famed piano teacher Madame Chaloff at the Berklee School of Music.

Trivia

His 1996 tome on improvisation, Effortless Mastery-Liberating the Master Musician Within, continued to be used years after its publication.

Family Life

His family moved from his birthplace of Brooklyn to Oceanside, Long Island, when he was young.

Associated With

He was Broadway legend Betty Buckley's accompanist and arranger for 20 years.