Wynton Kelly bio

Birth Name: Wynton Kelly

Occupation: Pianist

Place Of Birth: New York City

Date Of Birth: December2, 1931

Date Of Death: April 12, 1971

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Wynton Kelly was born on the 2nd of December, 1931. He was known for being a Pianist. Jazz pianist who collaborated with renowned trumpet player, Miles Davis, during the late 1950s and early 1960s. One of his most monumental appearances was in the legendary Davis album, Kind of Blue.

Wynton Kelly was born in New York City. He started playing the piano when he was just four years old and was largely a self-taught pianist, despite attending New York’s High School of Music & Art. He joined several R&B groups and began performing professionally in the early 1940s. He replaced Red Garland as Miles Davis’ primary pianist, beginning his musical collaboration with Davis in 1959.

Wynton Kelly was a Sagittarius and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Wynton Kelly was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Wynton Kelly is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Wynton Kelly’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Wynton Kelly’s parents.

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Wynton Kelly was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME:Wynton Kelly
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN:Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Wynton Kelly was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Wynton Kelly was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: Wynton Kelly had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Wynton Kelly’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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