He is joined by bob magnusson on bass and sherman ferguson on drums. At 31, the detroitborn guitarist envisioned an lp that would. Kenneth earl kenny burrell july 31, 1931 is an american jazz guitarist. You probable know kenny burrell from his most famous album midnight blue and his playing is almost always full of blues phrases. Blues drenched and bebop guitar playing are the most known traits of kenny burrells guitar playing, but his playing features fantastic big band like percussive chord work. Kenny burrell plays autumn leaves kenny burrell the best of kenny burrell book songs include. Learning a solo from memory is a great way to digest the material in that improvisation, but there are also other exercises that you can use to continue your study of this material in the woodshed. The epitome of good taste and solid swing, theres no finer exponent of smoky guitar jazz. The sole exception to the ellingtonia is the strayhornpenned take the a train, a song that will forever be associated with the duke. Cd, album, re, rm original jazz classics, original jazz classics, moodsville. He has cited jazz guitarists charlie christian and django reinhardt as influences, along with blues guitarists tbone walker and muddy waters. The tune seems to have a universal appeal about it.
Playing wise, kenny burrell drew on electric blues influences like tbone walker and bb. Get kenny burrells gee baby transcription pdf here. Kenny burrell licks 2 this second lick starts with a g pentatonic scale, advances to a dm9 arpeggio and resolves in the 3 of cmaj7. Kenny burrell transcriptions jazz guitar lessons pdf. From bluesy licks to furious bebop lines, romantic ballads to hype jazz standard, combo performances to solo performances.
This lesson is about 10 easy kenny burrell jazz blues guitar lines with tabs transcribed from chitlins con carne. Kenny burrell playing miles davis all blues on the television program club date. Support me on patreon and get pdf transcriptions for a small fee. When it comes to kenny burrell, a title like blues the common ground speaks volumes. Pieces of blue and the blues is a live album by guitarist kenny burrell and the jazz guitar band. Choose and determine which version of midnight blue chords and tabs by kenny burrell you can play. So, grab your axe and lets dig into some smooth sounding cool jazz in the style of kenny burrell. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Kenny burrell you want to be using blues like this jens larsen. This 104page book, like other volumes issued in the hall leonard guitar recorded versions series, contains transcriptions of essentially every note played by kenny burrell on 14 tunes. Barney kessel, charlie byrd and herb ellis 11071982 world of jazz duration. With wes montgomery and charlie christian he is one of the most influential jazz guitarist, epitome of good taste and unique swing. Accurate kenny burrell guitar, bass, drum, piano, guitar pro and power tabs at 911tabs. Play blues like kenny burrell jamie holroyd guitar.
Buy fully licensed online digital, transposable, printable sheet music. And heres the great man playing live with that great tone that guitarists. Kenny burrell tabs, chords, guitar, bass, ukulele chords, power tabs and guitar pro tabs including midnight blue, chitlins con carne, gee baby aint i good to you, jump for joy, kennys sound. Best of kenny burrell songbook guitar recorded versions kindle edition by burrell, kenny. Jazz improv magazine lists the album among its top five recommended recordings for burrell, indicating that if you need to know the blue note sound. May 15, 2019 the first question was why kenny burrell, the guitar master who recorded with john coltrane and aretha franklin and released many of his own albums during blue notes golden age, found himself.
Jazz guitar licks and solo transcriptions of one of the greatest jazz guitarist of all time. Apr 26, 2020 great for bridging the gap between blues tarnscriptions jazz lovers, which kenny so superbly does so often, especially on his classic album midnight blue. The single notes in the solo are all based on the a minor blues scale, and the chords used are typical, threenote shapes that many jazz guitarists use in this type of soloingcomping situation, including kenny burrell. Kenny burrell tabs guitar solos, tab books, instruction. Apr 01, 2008 kenny burrell playing miles davis all blues on the television program club date. Kenny burrell licks 3 this is a bluesy lick in the eb blues pentatonic scale. Kenny burrell jazz guitar licks and solos jazz guitar online. Take an indepth look at kenny burrells jazz guitar mastery with wolf marshall, who will teach you how to play some of his hottest licks. Kenneth earl burrell born july 31, 1931 is an american jazz guitarist known for his work on the blue note label. Best of kenny burrell guitar recorded versions paperback may 1, 2006 by kenny burrell author visit amazons kenny burrell page. Download and print sheet music or learn how to play online. Jazz legend kenny burrells gofundme appeal the washington post. Dec 11, 2016 accurate kenny burrell guitar, bass, drum, piano, guitar pro and power tabs at 911tabs. Kenny burrell had been mulling a concept record focused on the blues for about a year before entering engineer rudy van gelders studio in englewood cliffs, new jersey, on january 8, 1963.
In this the kenny burrell lesson i am going to discuss a solo off a jimmy smith album called standards. How to play a kenny burrell chord solo jamie holroyd guitar. American jazz guitarist, born july 31, 1931 in detroit, michigan, usa. Jazz guitar method pdf ebook 40 dominant mixolydian guitar licks. The pdf with examples for this video is available through patreon. Best of kenny burrell songbook guitar recorded versions. All day long is a jazz album by guitarist kenny burrell released in 1957 under prestige label, although it is nominally credited to the prestige all stars.
Browse all kenny burrell sheet music musicnotes features the worlds largest online digital sheet music catalogue with over 300,000 arrangements available to print and play instantly. Since i do a lot of transcribing anyway, ive taken to the idea of doing my own. Midnight blue is a 1963 album by jazz guitarist kenny burrell featuring stanley turrentine on tenor saxophone, major holley on double bass, bill english on drums and ray barretto on conga, and is one of burrell s bestknown works for blue note. Id like to start things off with kenny burrell s midnight blue. Scribd is the worlds largest social reading and publishing site. Kenny burrell songs for all instruments and levels. These 12 transcriptions covers many aspect of kenny burrells incredible playing style. His approach always keeps in mind the connection of jazz to the blues, infusing his guitar with a soulful, hard bop edge.
Blues the best of kenny burrell prestige, 2004 also released as prestige profiles. Though individually they all sound quite different, this meeting of the minds, recorded over two days in. Kenny burrell has been one of the most respected guitarists and educator since decades. Chords for all blues kenny burrell chordu chords for any.
However, ive always had one problem or another with each. Kenny burrell is famous for his use of blues in his jazz solos. Kenny burrell collection 12 transcriptions francois. In many ways it is quite simple and easy to play but has a very sophisticated layer with how he uses the blues something that we can probably all learn from. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Check out all blues by kenny burrell on amazon music. Kenny burrell biography, albums, streaming links allmusic.
Kenny burrell gathered a great bunch of musicians together in a studio for a relaxed yet masterful tour through some of ellingtons bestknown material. Best of kenny burrell by kenny burrell softcover sheet. Kenneth earl kenny burrell july 31, 1931 is an american jazz guitarist from detroit. Guitar music jazz kenny burrell transcriptions download notefornote music and tab for chitlins con carne head and guitar solo chitlins con carne download notefornote music and tab for midnight blue head only midnight blue keep checking this page more kenny burrell transcriptions on the way. All night long is an album by the prestige all stars, later credited to guitarist kenny burrell, recorded in 1956 and released on the prestige label. Joerg heuser sells transcriptions of all of that album and gives the one for soul lament away free kenny burrell soul lament he sells a set of transcriptions of the whole album for euro or 20 dollars.
Wholly cats at page post was not sent check your email addresses. The guy in charge of the site is basically trying to come up with his own fake book of tunes. Kenny burrell concurrently absorbed and influenced this language as it was being created. Shop our newest and most popular kenny burrell sheet music such as ill close my eyes, a weaver of dreams and everyday i have the blues, or click the. All night long, all of you, body and soul, mood indigo, broadway, cheetah, everyday i have the blues, freight trane, now see how you are, satin doll, phinupi, tenderly, a weaver of dreams. Its characterized by up tempo pieces, all of which were composed by the members of the band. Kenny burrell blues for basie 1978 virtual guitar transcription by gilles rea. Mp3 file,realaudio file and solo analysis are available. Oct 02, 2015 download pdf play kennys sound kenny burrell tabbed by. Kenny burrell with coleman hawkins bluesey burrell discogs. Handcrafted is an album by guitarist kenny burrell recorded in 1978 and released on the muse. On paper, kenny burrell s threeguitar band with bobby broom, rodney jones, and a bassdrums rhythm section looks pretty good. Aaron bell and his orchestra, andy gibson and his orchestra, billie holiday and her orchestra, bu bu turner group, gene harris and the phillip morris super band, gil evans and his orchestra, jay mcshann and his orchestra, jerome.
Midnight blue is considered one of the best recordings of kenny burrells career. Pdf midnight blue kenny burrell lead sheet new orleans. Guitar a stepbystep breakdown of the guitar styles and techniques of a jazz legend. Facing homelessness and crushing medical debt, a renowned jazz guitarist reaches out kenny burrell s wife launched a gofundme campaign, aiming to. Blues for del or a study in 6ths and hybrid picking kenny burrell and jimmy smith. Kenny burrell jazz guitar transcriptions jazz guitar lick. Kenny burrell solo 2 f jazz blues in this section, you will learn a solo over an f jazz blues progression. While it is perfectly acceptable to think of the mixolydian and dominant 7 th arpeggios over the eb7 chord, you can also think of bb sounds such as the dorian scale and the bb minor pentatonic. Oct 27, 2017 37 27 emadd9 em6add9 em 004498 10 8 10 8 10 12 10 89000440043 30 em emadd9 am9 d7add 004300043004298 10 8 10 8 10 812121210010121110 34 d7add c b7 4 emadd9 em emadd9 1012111012 101010988 7787780020042004300043000430042 39 5 emadd9 emadd9 em em 00042098 10 8 10 8 10 8 1111 1212000420043004300044 43 emadd9 emadd9 em em 00042098. The transcriptions by pete billmann and jeff jacobson in regular musical notation as well as tab notation appear to be accurate and provide considerable. Two of guitarist kenny burrell s best sessions from the 1950s were this release and its companion, all day long. Alternate sites, such as fan pages and personal accounts under his name and likeness are not.
Listen to music, follow the tabs and play like your favourite musician. Fiery pentatonic runs, subtle vibrato, block chord passages, lyrical glissando and pulloffs were all delivered in an assured and fertile rhythmic vocabulary with a gorgeously round tone. Leave a message on my ultimate guitar profile or comment here and ill get back to you. This etude is typical of kennys chordal style, and like many of the examples in this series, is over a 12 bar blues progression. Ive seen a lot of transcriptions of this one around from fans of jazz, blues, and rock alike. This is the official kenneth earl burrell kenny burrell facebook fan page. Kenny burrell licks 4 a fun and classic sounding kenny burrell lick that is based on the eb major pentatonic scale, used over an eb7 chord. The first blue note sessions blue note, 2000 compiles introducing kenny burrell, kenny burrell, and k. Here are 10 kenny burrell blues jazz guitar licks transcribed from chitlins con carne. These 12 transcriptions covers many aspect of kenny burrell s incredible playing style. This was one of the first albums in which burrell was presented as a leader. His collaborations with jimmy smith produced the 1965 billboard top twenty hit album organ grinder swing. Burrell is teamed with an impressive group of young all stars. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading best of kenny burrell songbook guitar recorded versions.839 1537 987 230 166 1539 1451 1587 252 892 1555 1592 1088 1034 1281 1285 1404 1386 1169 1236 1107 1038 1614 268 719 267 1222 80 1163 49 1072 268 1489 1329