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Nigel Kennedy

Nigel Kennedy
Born: Dec 28, 1956 in Brighton, England
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Genre: Classical, Pop/Rock, Other
Biography: As one of the most successful classical performers of his time, violinist Nigel Kennedy's genre-defying music helped him achieve a level of fame typically reserved for pop stars. A native of Brighton, England, he studied music at the Yehudi Menuhin School and at Juilliard; his debut recording, Elgar ...Read full biography
East Meets East
Released: 2003
Label: EMI Music Distribution
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As a classical violinist, Nigel Kennedy has always cultivated a very careful reputation as a rebel (scruffy beard, spiky hair, no bow tie) while making a comfortable living playing a generally pretty safe ...Read full review
Nigel Kennedy: The Four Elements
Released: 2011
Label: Sony Classical
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The title of classical violinist Nigel Kennedy's album of original compositions The Four Elements may recall his recording of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons, but the sound of the disc is much closer to another ...Read full review