Today’s Music: Kenny Burrell, Stanley Jordan

Jazz genius Kenny Burrell was born today in 1931. Although he’s not a household name, those he’s influenced are. I had the pleasure of meeting Kenny years ago — his personality is as great as his guitar playing.

With John Coltrane:

Jazz fusion guitar virtuoso¬†Stanley Jordan was born today in 1959. He’s advanced the ‘two-handed tapping’ percussive technique well beyond the novelty device it once was into a fluid and unique guitar style.

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