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Video: Burrell, Kessel and Green


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In October 1969, jazz guitarists Kenny Burrell, Barney Kessel and Grant Green were on a brief tour in Europe. Backed by Larry Ridley on bass and Don Lamond on drums, the quintet performed on a French TV show with a live audience that, for some reason, never aired. The music appeared more recently on the album Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes 1969-1970 (Resonance). Then they performed at Ronnie Scott's in London.

Here's that half-hour French TV show, from left, Burrell, Kessel and Green...

And here's the group at Ronnie Scott's playing Blue Mist...

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This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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