Barney Kessel


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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Aliases:Rock Murphy
In Groups:Art Tatum Sextet, Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five, Artie Shaw And His Orchestra, Barney Kessel And His Men, Barney Kessel And His Orchestra, Barney Kessel Plus Big Band, Barney Kessel Quintet, Barney Kessel Septet, Barney Kessel Sextet, Barney Kessel's All Stars, Ben Webster Septet, Benny Carter Quintet, Benny Goodman And His Orchestra, Billie Holiday And Her Orchestra, Bobby Troup And His Stars Of Jazz, Buddy DeFranco And His Orchestra, Buddy DeFranco And The All-Stars, Charlie Parker's New Stars, Chico Marx And His Orchestra, Dodo Marmarosa Trio
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