Kenny Wollesen
April 9, 1966

Kenny Wollesen
Kenny Wollesen (born 1966) is an American drummer and percussionist.

Wollesen lives in New York City.

He has recorded and toured with many musicians including Tom Waits, Sean Lennon, Ron Sexsmith, Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, John Lurie, Myra Melford, Steven Bernstein and John Zorn.

He is a founding member of the New Klezmer Trio and a member of the Sex Mob and Himalayas groups.

He grew up in Capitola, California, studying at Aptos High School, and spending many teenage years playing with Donny McCaslin.

He spent quality classroom time with flugelhornist and arranger Ray Brown at Cabrillo College.

He also arranges and studied vibraphone at Cabrillo.

He also performs on the soundtrack to the popular children's show The Backyardigans.

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Bill Frisell Trio

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