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Kenny Ball (1930–2013)

Kenny Ball was born on May 22, 1930 in Ilford, Essex, England as Kenneth Daniel Ball. He was married to Michelle Wilde and Betty Tracey. He died on March 7, 2013 in Basildon, Essex. See full bio »

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Waking Up in Reno
Waking Up in Reno Soundtrack
Ring-a-Ding Rhythm!
Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! Soundtrack
Sing and Swing
Sing and Swing Soundtrack


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 2007 Amazing Journey: The Story of The Who (Documentary) (performer: "Big Noise From Winnetka", "Lazy River")
 2003 Monkey Dust (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
- Episode #2.4 ... (performer: "Puttin' on the Ritz" - uncredited)
 2002 Waking Up in Reno (arranger: "The Stars and Stripes")
 1969 Pop Go the Sixties! (TV Movie) (arranger: "Midnight in Moscow") / (performer: "Midnight in Moscow")
 1963 Sing and Swing (arranger: "Rondo", "Hand Me Down My Walking Shoes"/"Hand me down my walking shoes")
 1962 Ring-a-Ding Rhythm! (performer: "Nineteen Nineteen March", "Beale Street Blues")
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Alternate Names:

Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen


5' 9½" (1.77 m)

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Trumpet-playing Jazz band leader who had a number two hit in both the UK and USA in 1961 with 'Midnight in Moscow'.

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