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Kip Hanrahan

Kip Hanrahan
Born: Jan 1, 1954 in The Bronx, New York, NY
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Genre: Jazz, World, Other
Biography: He leads the band, and doesn't really play, but Kip Hanrahan is a forward thinker and an incredible organizer of all-star progressive bands. The founder of the American Clave label, Hanrahan has released Tenderness, Exotica, Darn It!, Anthology, All Roads Are Made of the Flesh, and Desire Develops an ...Read full biography
Coup de Tête
Released: 1982
Label: Yellowbird
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Fittingly enough, the first sound heard on Kip Hanrahan's premier release is that of the conga and the first word sung is "sex," two leitmotifs that would appear consistently in his ensuing work. Coup ...Read full review
Vertical's Currency
Released: 1985
Label: Justin Time
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Sting founded the Pangea label in the mid-'80s, unearthing some important and overlooked recordings from the defunct American Clave catalogue, much to the delight of ears lucky enough to hear (as a side ...Read full review
More Kip Hanrahan albums: Main Albums (16), Singles & EPs (1)