World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Charles Kynard

Article Id: WHEBN0011922296
Reproduction Date:

Title: Charles Kynard  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Grant Green, Blue Mitchell, Houston Person, Sonny Stitt, Carol Kaye, Idris Muhammad, David "Fathead" Newman, Howard Roberts, Jimmy Lewis (musician), A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing (Black Sheep album)
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Charles Kynard

Charles Kynard (20 February 1933–8 July 1979) was an American soul jazz/acid jazz organist born in St. Louis, Missouri.[1]

Kynard first played piano then switched to organ and led a trio in Kansas City including Tex Johnson (flute, sax) and Leroy Anderson (drums). In 1963, he settled to Los Angeles and his band featured guitarists Cal Green and Ray Crawford, drummer Johnny Kirkwood.


As leader

  • Where It's At! (Pacific Jazz, 1963)
  • Warm Winds (World Pacific, 1964)
  • Professor Soul (Prestige, 1968)
  • The Soul Brotherhood (Prestige, 1969)
  • Reelin' with the Feelin' (Prestige, 1969)
  • Afro-Disiac (Prestige, 1970)
  • Wa-Tu-Wa-Zui (Beautiful People) (1970)
  • Charles Kynard (Mainstream, 1971)
  • Woga (Mainstream, 1972)
  • Your Mama Don't Dance (Mainstream, 1973)

As sideman

With Blue Mitchell

  • The Last Tango = Blues (1973)

With Sonny Stitt

  • My Mother's Eyes (Pacific Jazz, 1963)


This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.