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Barney Kessel

Born: 
10/17/1923
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Died: 
05/06/2004
Years Active: 
1940's-1992
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Barney Kessel was an American jazz guitarist generally considered to be one of the greatest jazz guitarists of the 20th century. He was noted in particular for his vast knowledge of chords and inversions and chord-based melodies. He was a member of many prominent jazz groups as well as a "first call" guitarist for studio, film and television recording sessions. Kessel was a member of the group of session musicians known as The Wrecking Crew.

Concerts

Event Date Venue City Region Country
Benny Carter Recording Session 09/18/1952 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Benny Carter Recording Session 09/19/1952 Reeves Sound Studios NYC New York USA
Jazz @ the Philharmonic 10/05/1952 Murat Theatre Indianapolis Indiana USA
Benny Carter Recording Session 12/04/1952 Radio Recorders Studio Hollywood California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 11/14/1953 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 12/19/1953 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 06/04/1954 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 07/01/1954 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 03/28/1955 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 07/26/1955 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 09/12/1955 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 02/23/1956 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 08/06/1956 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 10/15/1956 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 12/04/1956 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 03/18/1957 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 03/19/1957 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 08/06/1957 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 11/11/1957 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 08/19/1958 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 08/21/1958 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel 10/30/1958 Jazz Cabaret Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel 10/31/1958 Jazz Cabaret Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel 11/01/1958 Jazz Cabaret Los Angeles California USA
Barney Kessel Recording Session 12/19/1958 Contemporary Records Studio Los Angeles California USA

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