Jazz Scene USA: Barney Kessel


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Yesterday I found a nifty video of guitarist Barney Kessel on Oscar Brown Jr.'s Jazz Scene USA in 1962. Kessel was one of the most active West Coast studio guitarists starting in the late 1950s and was featured on all types of recorded music—from film scores and ads to jazz, rock and pop. Brown asks him about his work and many guitars in this clip. Dig Kessel's chord voicings on Danny Boy...

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