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Kenny Burrell

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July 1, 2007 Guitarist Kenny Burrell turned 75 in 2006, and released a live album to mark the occasion.

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December 7, 2007 Greet the season with a little swing: KPLU offers five classics with a mainstream jazz sensibility.

The cover of Midnight Blue

August 1, 2001 Known as Duke Ellington's favorite guitarist, Kenny Burrell was a master of the blues.

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Kenny Burrell performs at his 80th birthday concert in 2011.

January 24, 2014 Decades after his first class, guitarist Kenny Burrell has never committed more to music education.

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The cover of Midnight Blue

August 1, 2001 Known as Duke Ellington's favorite guitarist, Kenny Burrell was a master of the blues.

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July 15, 2009 Toss everything on the grill and get down with these grill-friendly jazz tunes.

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A Charlie Brown Christmas

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Warner Bros. Jazz Christmas Party

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Christmas for Lovers [Verve]

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  • Label: Verve
  • Released: 2003
 

Christmas Songs

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  • Album: Christmas Songs
  • Artist: Diana Krall/Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
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  • Released: 2005
 

Django Bells

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Midnight Blue

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