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Barney Kessel

American jazz guitarist

Barney Kessel

American jazz guitarist
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birthday
17th
October, 1923
Death
6th
May, 2004
Birth Place
Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.
Birth Sign
libra
Biography

Barney Kessel (October 17, 1923 – May 6, 2004) was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Known in particular for his knowledge of chords and inversions and chord-based melodies, he was a member of many prominent jazz groups as well as a “first call” guitarist for studio, film, and television recording sessions. Kessel was a member of the group of session musicians informally known as the Wrecking Crew.

instruments played
Guitar
Associated Acts

The Wrecking Crew, Great Guitars

Genres

Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock

Labels

Contemporary, Reprise, Black Lion, Concord Jazz, RCA Victor, Sonet, Savoy

Years Active

1940s 1992

Name

Barney Kessel

Nationality

United States of America

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