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Barney Kessel

Legendary musician, guitarist, influential jazz artist, composer, arranger, session player, record producer, one of the leading figures in West Coast jazz, later delving into hard bop, Barney Kessel is now generally considered by fans, critics and fellow musicians around the world to be arguably one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Barney Kessel was truly everywhere as a musician. People, who had never heard of him, heard him play. If you listened to the popular radio shows in the 1950's you heard his guitar. When you saw a movie in the 1950's or 1960's you probably heard his guitar. In fact, he may have been one of the most recorded musicians in the history of recorded music.

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Discography

 

The First Four Albums

Concord Records
2008

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Military Swing

Concord Records
2006

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Yesterday

Concord Records
2003

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Plays For Lovers

Plays For Lovers

Contemporary
2003

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Barney Kessel's Swingin' Party at Contemporary

Barney Kessel's...

Fantasy Jazz
2002

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Let's Cook!

Fantasy Jazz
1999

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