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McKenna, Dave

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Personal name headingMcKenna, Dave
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Variant(s)McKenna, David J.
Birth date1930-05-30
Death date2008-10-18
Place of birthWoonsocket (R.I.)
Place of deathState College (Pa.)
Field of activityJazz lcsh
Profession or occupationPianists Jazz musicians
Found inArlen, H. Rosemary Clooney sings the music of Harold Arlen [SR] p1983: container (Dave McKenna, piano)
New Grove dict. of jazz (McKenna, Dave (David J.); b. May 30, 1930, Woonsocket, RI; pianist)
New York times WWW site, Oct. 20, 2008 (Dave McKenna; b. David McKenna, May 30, 1930, Woonsocket, R.I.; d. Saturday [Oct. 18, 2008], State College, Pa., aged 78; jazz pianist who began his career as a big-band sideman but became best known for his distinctive solo playing, with a powerful left hand that made a bass player seem unnecessary)