or
Barney Kessel

Barney Kessel

  • Barney Kessel Radio

Popular On

    Songs

    This artist doesn't have any tracks.

    About

    Biography

    One of the finest guitarists to emerge after the death of Charlie Christian, Barney Kessel was a reliable bop soloist throughout his career. He played with a big band fronted by Chico Marx (1943), was fortunate enough to appear in the classic jazz short [RoviLink="VW"]Jammin' the Blues (1944), and then worked with the big bands of Charlie Barnet (1944-1945) and Artie Shaw (1945); he also recorded with Shaw's Gramercy Five. Kessel became a busy studio musician in Los Angeles, but... Read more

    Chat About Barney Kessel

    Feedback