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us: Burrell, Kenny

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  • Variants

    • us: Burrell, Kenneth Earl
    • us: Burrell, Kenney
    • us: バレル, ケニー
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    • Birth Date

    • Birth Place

        (naf) Detroit (Mich.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Wayne State University
        • Organization: (naf) Columbia Records, Inc.
        • Organization: (naf) University of California, Los Angeles
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      • Occupation

          (lcsh) Guitarists
            (lcsh) Educators
              (lcsh) Jazz musicians
                (lcsh) Composers
            • Sources

              • found: His Jazz guitar, c1963.
              • found: Burrell, K. Pieces of blue and the blues [SR] p1988: label (Kenny Burrell)
              • found: New Grove dict. of jazz (Burrell, Kenny (Kenneth Earl); b. July 31, 1931, Detroit; guitarist)
              • found: Midnight special [SR], p1988: container (Kenney Burrell, guitar)
              • found: Burrell, K. Introducing Kenny Burrell [SR] p2004: container (Kenny Burrell, guitar) insert (ケニー・バレル)
              • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 2, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Burrell, Kenny; Kenneth Earl Burrell; guitarist, educator, jazz musician, composer, arranger; born 31 July 1931 in Detroit, Michigan, United States; BA in music, Wayne State University (1955), played with Dizzy Gillespie and made his debut recording with Gillespie, Percy Heath, Milt Jackson and John Coltrane (1951); recorded under the name "Kenny Burrell and His Four Sharps" for JVB label (1957); signed with Columbia Records; led jazz workshops at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) (mid-1970s); taught "Ellingtonia", the first university course on Duke Ellington (1978); toured with the Phillip Morris Superband (1985-1986); director of UCLA jazz studies program (1996); received the 2004 Down Beat Jazz Educator of the Year Award and was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts (2005))
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