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Ben Kynard

Ben D. Kynard (February 28, 1920 Eureka Springs, Arkansas - July 5, 2012 Kansas City) was an American jazz saxophonist (alto and baritone saxophone).. He was known through his collaboration with Lionel Hampton, as a composer and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1920 (Eureka Springs), Died July 5th, 2012 (Kansas City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1945 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto saxophone, baritone saxophone

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 60 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73287 1/21/1946 Pinetop's boogie woogie-1 Bing Crosby instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73288 1/21/1946 On the sunny side of the street-2 Bing Crosby instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73324 1/29/1946 Rockin' in rhythm, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73325 1/29/1946 Rockin' in rhythm, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73326 1/29/1946 Gay notes Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73327 1/29/1946 Tempo's birthday Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73332 1/31/1946 Cobb's idea Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73333 1/31/1946 Air mail special, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 73334 1/31/1946 Air Mail special, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, alto saxophone  
Decca 74730 1/28/1949 Hamp's boogie woogie No.2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74731 1/28/1949 Hamp's gumbo Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74732 1/28/1949 Beulah's sister's boogie Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74733 1/28/1949 Wee Albert Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74853 4/26/1949 What's happening baby? Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74854 4/26/1949 Drinking wine spo-dee-o-dee Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74897 5/10/1949 The hucklebuck Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74898 5/10/1949 Baby, you're great Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 74899 5/10/1949 Lavender coffin Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76021 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 1 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76022 3/23/1950 Turkey hop, part 2 Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76168 4/18/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76169 4/18/1950 Jelly Roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76205 4/11/1950 Birmingham bounce Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76206 4/11/1950 Jelly roll Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
Decca 76207 4/11/1950 Cannonball express Lionel Hampton Orchestra instrumentalist, baritone saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 60 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kynard, Ben," accessed December 3, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205568.

Kynard, Ben. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205568.

"Kynard, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 3 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205568

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