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August 7, 2015 The subtle, lyrical guitarist plays a delightful solo rendition of "Round Midnight" and duets with host Marian McPartland in "Don't Worry 'Bout Me."
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Kenny Burrell performs at his 80th birthday concert in 2011.
January 24, 2014 When he was studying jazz in the '50s and becoming a revered guitarist, Kenny Burrell vowed to teach the subject one day. Now, decades after his first class, he's never committed more to music education.
July 15, 2009 After you slap some barbecue sauce on your menu items of choice — be they meat-based or sculpted out of tofu — it's time to toss everything on the grill, let the fire do its work, and get down with these grill-friendly jazz tunes.
December 7, 2007 Nobody ever said that Christmas music couldn't have a little syncopation to it. Greet the season with a little swing, as KPLU offers five classics with a mainstream jazz sensibility.
July 1, 2007 Guitarist Kenny Burrell has recorded with the likes of Billie Holiday, John Coltrane and Duke Ellington. Now on the other side of 75, he discusses his lengthy career, his latest CD and the development of his unique style.
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August 1, 2001 Known as Duke Ellington's favorite guitarist, Kenny Burrell was a master of the blues. In 1963, he recorded Midnight Blue, which jazz commentator Murray Horwitz calls a "late night, neon light flashing outside of the window, cigarette smoke swirling up into nothing" record.
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