Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel

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American jazz guitarist
Born on 17 October 1923 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, USA
Died on 6 May 2004, University Heights, San Diego, USA
Father of Dan Kessel and David Kessel. Married to B.J. Baker from 1961 until their divorce in 1980.
Generally considered to be one of the greatest jazz guitarists of the 20th century, 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 known as The Wrecking Crew.
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Barney Kessel Discography

Albums

33CX 10009 Norman Granz, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel, Flip Phillips, Charlie Shavers, Benny Carter, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge Norman Granz, Oscar Peterson, Buddy Rich, Ray Brown, Barney Kessel, Flip Phillips, Charlie Shavers, Benny Carter, Lester Young, Roy Eldridge - JAZZ AT THE PHILHARMONIC 1 (Carnegie Hall Concert 1952)(LP) Columbia 33CX 10009 UK 1952 Sell This Version
MG 9020 Dexter Gordon / Wardell Gray / Howard McGhee / Trummy Young / Barney Kessell* / Hamp Hawes*, Ken Kennedy (6), LeRoy Gray* Dexter Gordon / Wardell Gray / Howard McGhee / Trummy Young / Barney Kessell* / Hamp Hawes*, Ken Kennedy (6), LeRoy Gray* - Hollywood Jazz Session - Vol. 1(10", Album) Savoy Records MG 9020 US 1952 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Barney Kessel (Album, EP) Contemporary Records UK 1954 Sell This Version
Oscar Moore / Barney Kessel / Tal Farlow Oscar Moore / Barney Kessel / Tal Farlow - Swing Guitars (Album, Comp) Norgran Records UK 1955 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Vol. 3, To Swing Or Not To Swing (Album) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records Europe 1955 Sell This Version
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-StarsBarney KesselHampton Hawes' Trio* With Shelly Manne Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-StarsBarney KesselHampton Hawes' Trio* With Shelly Manne - Lighthouse At Laguna (Album) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records UK 1956 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Kessel Plays Standards. Barney Kessel, Vol. 2 (Album) Contemporary Records US 1954 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Easy Like (Album) Contemporary Records US 1956 Sell This Version
LAC 12082 Barney Kessel Easy Like(LP, Album, Mono) Contemporary Records division of Vogue LAC 12082 UK 1956 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By (Album) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records US 1957 Sell This Version
Dexter Gordon, Barney Kessel, Wardell Gray, Sonny Criss, Hampton Hawes, Harry Babison*, Howard McGhee Dexter Gordon, Barney Kessel, Wardell Gray, Sonny Criss, Hampton Hawes, Harry Babison*, Howard McGhee - West Coast Jazz Concert (Album) Regent, Regent US 1957 Sell This Version
Hampton Hawes !!!! With Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell Hampton Hawes !!!! With Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Red Mitchell - Four! (Album) Contemporary Records US 1958 Sell This Version
PLP 832 Barney Kessel - Harold Land Barney Kessel - Harold Land - El Tigre(LP, Album, Mono, RE) Charlie Parker Records PLP 832 US 1958 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Modern Jazz Performances From Bizet's Opera Carmen (Album) Contemporary Records, Contemporary Records US 1959 Sell This Version
Claudia Thompson (2) Featuring Barney Kessel Claudia Thompson (2) Featuring Barney Kessel - Goodbye To Love (Album) Edison International US 1959 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Some Like It Hot (Album) Contemporary Records UK 1959 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Ray Brown Barney Kessel, Shelly Manne & Ray Brown - Poll Winners Three! (Album) Contemporary Records France 1960 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Bossa Nova (Album) Reprise Records US 1961 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Let's Cook! (Album) Contemporary Records Australia 1962 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Contemporary Latin Rhythms (Album) Reprise Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Barney Kessel's Swingin' Party At Contemporary (Album) Contemporary Records US 1963 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel On Fire (Album) Emerald Records (17) US 1965 Sell This Version
MFP 1025 Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Ray Brown Oscar Peterson, Barney Kessel, Ray Brown - Oscar Peterson Plays Cole Porter(LP, Album, Mono) Music For Pleasure MFP 1025 UK 1965 Sell This Version
Sarah Vaughan - Barney Kessel - Joe Comfort Sarah Vaughan - Barney Kessel - Joe Comfort - Sarah + 2 (Album) Roulette US 1965 Sell This Version
Barney Kessel Feeling Free (Album) Contemporary Records US 1969 Sell This Version