Reference Entry

Winding, Kai

Thaddeus Russell

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI:

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Winding, Kai (18 May 1922–06 May 1983), jazz trombonist and composer, was born Kai Chresten Winding in Aarhus, Denmark. His parents’ names are unknown. When he was twelve years old he immigrated to New York City with his family. Winding attended Stuyvesant High School, where he began playing the trombone....

Reference Entry.  673 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Brass ; Blues ; Jazz ; Composition

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