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Ken Nordine

Ken NordineBorn: 19-Jan-1920
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Radio Personality, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Word Jazz

Narrator of thousands of radio and television commercials, and creator of his own series of Word Jazz albums, featuring spoken word poetry over a jazz backdrop. Notably collaborated with Laurie Anderson, Sonny Rollins, Tom Waits, and Jerry Garcia.

Father: (architect)
Wife: Beryl Vaughn (m. c. 1946, three sons)
Son: Kristan (recording engineer)

    High School: Lane Tech, Chicago, IL
    University: University of Chicago

    Arabian Knight (25-Aug-1995) [VOICE]
    Fearless Frank (1967) · The Storytelling Stranger

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