Kip Hanrahan

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I cannot compose here. I have to go to New York. The first two summers here, crickets kept me up all night

Kip Hanrahan, jazztimes.com, March 2006

Kip Hanrahan is an American jazz music impresario, record producer and percussionist. He 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 Edge. His style is a blend of Latin rhythms and avant-garde. His band has included Jack Bruce, Don Pullen, Leo Nocentelli, Robbie Ameen, and Alfredo Triff.