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Kenneth Earl Burrell (born July 31, 1931 in Detroit) is an American jazz guitarist. His playing is founded in bebop and blues but works well with other jazz styles, so he has performed and recorded with a wide range of jazz musicians.

Burrell made his first recording in 1951, with Dizzy Gillespie. After moving from Detroit to New York City in 1956, he recorded with a wide range of prominent musicians, including John Coltrane,…

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  • And by the way: My favourite is "[track artist=Kenny Burrell]Chitlins Con Carne[/track]"
  • I love his style, his blues, his jazz, the kind to play guitar. One of the great and living jazz guitar masters. Thank you for the music Mister Burrell.
  • great tunes
  • Maestro.
  • Genius
  • Spotify playlist [url=http://open.spotify.com/user/1124842745/playlist/7pQZRLziG9YA9x7T0z8ZzM]Jazz: Bebop, Cool, Swing, Vocal, Fusion, Modal, Stride, Dixieland, Third Stream, Big Band, Hard Bop[/url]
  • Midnight Blue is a masterpiece, but seeing how "unknown" "Guitar Forms" and "Blues - The Common Ground" are in comparison, I think they deserve more attention. Great works.
  • This deserves more shouts
  • Happy Birthday! <3
  • Some chill jazz guitar right here.

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