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Kenny Burrell: Lucky So and So

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Difficult to say whom the title is aimed at: artist or listener. Of the more than 300 recordings guitarist Kenny Burrell has played on, this is his 96th as leader. That lucky so and so. Then consider the treasure trove of laid-back eloquence available to us. Perhaps we’re the lucky ones.

We also get to hear Burrell sing-something he hasn’t done on an album for 41 years-and the same adjectives apply: laid- back and eloquent.

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