Sonny Red

Born: 
12/17/1932
City: 
Detroit
Region: 
MI
Country: 
USA
Died: 
03/20/1981
Years Active: 
1950's-1980's
Instruments: 
Sax
Notable Equipment: 

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Sonny Red (born Sylvester Kyner, Jr.) was an American alto saxophonist associated with the hard bop idiom. He had some success in the 1960s, but had fallen into obscurity by the late 1970s.

Discography

Released: 1957
Released: 1957
Released: 1959
Released: 1960
Released: 1960
Released: 1961
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1962
Released: 1966
Released: 1967
Released: 1967
Released: 1968
Released: 1971
Released: 1981

Concerts

Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Paul Quinichette's New Stars Recording Session 05/10/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 05/11/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 05/14/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Curtis Fuller Recording Session 09/05/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Pepper-Red Recording Session 11/12/1957 Van Gelder Studio (H) Hackensack New Jersey USA
Jam Session 09/25/1958 Joe Brazil's House Detroit Michigan USA
The Four Jazzmen 07/31/1959 Club 12 Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
The Four Jazzmen 08/01/1959 Club 12 Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
The Four Jazzmen 08/02/1959 Club 12 Show Bar Detroit Michigan USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 12/05/1959 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 01/23/1960 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Gretsch Drum Night At Birdland 04/25/1960 Birdland NYC New York USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 11/03/1960 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Clifford Jordan-Sonny Red Recording Session 02/14/1961 Bell Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 05/29/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 06/25/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Bill Hardman Recording Session 10/18/1961 Medallion Studios Newark New Jersey USA
Sonny Red Recording Session 12/14/1961 Plaza Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Pony Poindexter Recording Session 02/16/1962 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Pony Poindexter Recording Session 04/18/1962 Columbia 30th Street Studios NYC New York USA
Donald Byrd Recording Session 05/20/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Donald Byrd Recording Session 05/27/1963 Van Gelder Studio (EC) Englewood Cliffs New Jersey USA
Jimmy Heath 04/25/1965 Morgan State University Baltimore Maryland USA
Harris-Red Quartet 05/14/1965 Drome Lounge Detroit Michigan USA
Harris-Red Quartet 05/15/1965 Drome Lounge Detroit Michigan USA

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