The first was the blues. He went on to study composition and theory with Louis Cabara and classical guitar with Joe Fava. At 86, his influence is still being enjoyed in the world of music and long may it continue. Azure Te Paris Blues - 3. Love Suite: First Movement: We Win - 9. There Will Never Be Another You - 4.
And it turned out to be a very rewarding experience for me musically, because it allowed me to experiment with just a trio with no piano. The result was the completely uncalculated creation of the rarely heard-at the time-jazz trio instrumentation of guitar, bass and drums. Coming from a musical family in Detroit, Burrell began playing guitar as a teenager and soon found work in Detroit supporting visiting musicians. So I called up some of my friends: Billy Higgins, Harold Land, Billy Childs, Gerald Wilson, Garnett Brown, Oscar Brashear, Barbara Morrison, Ruth Price and a few others. A move to New York after finishing his degree at Wayne State University saw Burrell being used as a regular session musician by Blue Note, Savoy and other record companies. So, wanting to continue working together, he switched to the electric bass.
Minha All Mine - 9. The Masquerade Is Over - 5. He romped with the Gerald Wilson Orchestra and backed singers Ernie Andrews and Linda Hopkins. Love Suite: First Movement: The Only Answer - 7. Jump For Joy Fantasy F-79005 2.
He was written two highly acclaimed books, Jazz Guitar and Jazz Guitar Solo. It helped that he knew something about the instrument, because of his brother, and he liked the sound of it. His later work with Gil Evans Guitar Forms and his two-volume project Ellington Is Forever, not forgetting the classic Midnight Blue, are testimony to his fabulous talent. He has 95 albums under his name alone and around 300 titles in which he is listed as a sideman. Love You Madly - 5. But so strong is the supporting cast and so varied is the interplay between the musicians, you would be hard pushed, just by listening, to recognise either album as solo outings by a significant jazz guitarist.
It had to be a difficult decision. I Didn't Know About You - 9. A lot of students have so much music available to them, not only in book form but on the Internet, and so forth. At the time, the program existed much more as an idea than a reality. Burrell managed to reassure her without making any commitments. Love Suite: First Movement: Love Is The Answer part I - 8.
At the age of seventy-one he continues to perform and record in Los Angeles and around the world. Blues Kenny Burrell, Barry Galbraith, guitar; Leonard Gaskin, bass; Bobby Donaldson, drums. It was like a little university. And in 2005 he was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Award. Yet what splendid sidemen they were — Frank Foster, Tommy Flanagan, Bobby Timmons, Oscar Pettiford, Paul Chambers Kenny Clarke amongst others. Kenny Burrell is a bit of an enigma.
Make Someone Happy - 3. And even though he and Dizzy, along with Thelonious Monk and Bud Powell, were the leaders of a new movement, blazing a trail, he was very modest in terms of accepting compliments. The Night Has A Thousand Eyes - 7. Love Suite: Second Movement: We Must All Work Together - 18. Not only was it loud, but it was great, because he was a great, great musician.
Burrell in Buffalo, New York, 1977 Background information Birth name Kenneth Earl Burrell Born 1931-07-31 July 31, 1931 age 87 , Michigan, U. Love Suite: First Movement: Prelude - 4. The brand name was Kay, and I dove right into it. Love Suite: Second Movement: Loving Is A Natural High - 20. Segue Satin Doll - 13.