Kenny Burrell – At The Five Spot Cafe
Kenny Burrell is an American jazz guitarist known for his work on the Blue Note label (although this item is a reissue). He has cited jazz guitarists Charlie Christian and Django Reinhardt as influences, along with blues guitarists T-Bone Walker and Muddy Waters, while Jimi Hendrix has cited Burrell as an influence. On View at the Five Spot Cafe is a live album by Burrell with drummer Art Blakey. It was recorded live at the Five Spot Cafe in New York City on August 25, 1959, and released on the Blue Note label. English jazz guitarist Andy Summers referred to Burrell’s solo on “Lover Man”, the fourth song on this album, as “one of the best jazz guitar solos ever recorded”. A recording easily recommemded to all.
Cat. # JD124