List of Famous Bands from Kent

List of Kent bands, listed by their level of fame. This Kent musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Kent bands are included, as well as many Kent musicians of underground status. This list of Kent musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Kent bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • Fatboy Slim
    Big Beat, Electronica, Acid House
    • Albums: You've Come a Long Way, Baby, Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars, Better Living Through Chemistry, The Greatest Hits - Why Make Videos
    Norman Quentin Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook; 31 July 1963), known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English DJ, musician, and record producer who helped to popularise the big beat genre in the ...more
  • Bill Bruford
    Rock music, Instrumental rock, Jazz fusion
    • Albums: Fragile, Close to the Edge, Flags, Symphonic Music of Yes, Feels Good to Me
    William Scott Bruford (born 17 May 1949) is an English retired drummer, percussionist, songwriter, producer, and record label owner who first gained prominence as the original drummer of the rock ...more
  • Soft Machine
    Rock music, Jazz fusion, Progressive rock
    • Albums: Fourth, The Soft Machine, Land of Cockayne, Softs, Six
    Soft Machine are an English rock and jazz band from Canterbury formed in mid-1966, named after the novel The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs. They were one of the central bands in the ...more
  • Caravan
    Jazz, Progressive rock, Canterbury scene
    • Albums: In the Land of Grey and Pink, A Night's Tale: Live in the USA, If I Could Do It All Over Again, I'd Do It All Over You, All Over You
    Caravan are an English band from the Canterbury area, founded by former Wilde Flowers members David Sinclair, Richard Sinclair, Pye Hastings and Richard Coughlan in 1968. The band have not achieved ...more
  • Tony Coe
    Hard bop, Post-bop, Bebop
    • Albums: Mer de Chine: Musique Pour le Film de Jacques Perrin, More Than You Know, Time, British-American Blue, Mainly Mancini
    Anthony George Coe (born 29 November 1934) is an English jazz musician who plays clarinet, bass clarinet, flute, and soprano, alto, and tenor saxophones.
  • Kevin Ayers
    Pop music, Experimental music, Psychedelic music
    • Albums: Whatevershebringswesing, The Unfairground, Bananamour, Yes We Have No Mañanas (So Get Your Mañanas Today), Shooting at the Moon
    Kevin Ayers (16 August 1944 – 18 February 2013) was an English singer-songwriter who was a major influential force in the English psychedelic movement. Ayers was a founding member of the pioneering ...more