John Kirby

Born: 
12/31/1908
City: 
Winchester
Region: 
Virginia
Country: 
USA
Died: 
06/14/1952
Years Active: 
1929-1952
Genre(s): 
Instruments: 
Bass, Trombone, Tuba
Former Members: 
Image Credit: 
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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John Kirby was a jazz double-bassist who also played trombone and tuba. Kirby tended toward a lighter, classically influenced style of jazz, often referred to as chamber jazz. In 1993 Kirby was inducted into the Big Band & Jazz Hall of Fame.

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
John Kirby Orchestra 02/12/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 02/13/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
3rd Annual Liberty Ball 02/14/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 02/15/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 02/16/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 02/17/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 02/18/1941 Dance Paradise Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/06/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/07/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/08/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/09/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/10/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/11/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/12/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/13/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/14/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/15/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/16/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/17/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/18/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Kirby Orchestra 07/19/1942 Club San Diego Detroit Michigan USA
John Lee Hooker 12/30/1951 IMA Auditorium Flint Michigan USA