Chester Monson Brooks Joseph Kerr III (December 26, 1951 – April 28, 2018) was an American jazz pianist. He was perhaps best known for being bandleader of a small group featuring Sonny Greer and Russell Procope and for his knowledge of Duke Ellington's work, which he often performed.
Brooks Kerr – Soda Fountain Rag (The Music Of Duke Ellington). Label: Chiaroscuro Records – CR-2001.
at his master classes, just, ask Brooks Kerr. Kerr, who has been building up his knowledge of Ellingtonia since he was 5 years old, when he first met the Duke, sometimes knows more about Ellington's music than the composer does himself. He asked me to play ‘Rent Party Blues, one of his early pieces, figuring I wouldn't know it, Kerr recalled recently.
Jr. Submit Corrections. Biography by Scott Yanow. A great fan and student of Duke Ellington's music, Brooks Kerr had the opportunity to utilize a few of Duke's sidemen after Ellington's death. He first performed in public when he was nine and, afte. ead Full Biography. Kerr recorded for Famous Door in 1974 (leading a quartet that also included Paul Quinichette, Gene Ramey, and Sam Woodyard), Chiaroscuro (a set of duets in 1975 with Greer), and Blue Wail during 1981-1982 (tributes to Duke Ellington, Fats Waller, and Irving Berlin). He died in a Manhattan hospital in April 2018 at the age of 66.
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