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
This story appears courtesy of JazzWax by Marc Myers.
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