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Jazz Musicians Gather to Perform at Benefit For Legendary Guitarist Barney Kessel

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New York's jazz guitar community rallied around one of its own last Wednesday, June 12, in a strong show of support for the ailing jazz guitar great Barney Kessel. A host of the genre's finest pickers and burners, including George Benson, Les Paul, John Scofield, Larry Coryell, Russell Malone and Jim Hall, turned out for the gala benefit concert held at Birdland, New York

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