Watch the Burrell Ave online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Blues Architect

Kenny Burrell emerged in the 1950's as one of the most advanced, all-around bebop guitarists to date, but guitar players love him for his blues-saturated ballad playing on 1960's recordings like Midnight Blue and The Tender Gender. The chord-melody approach on "Burrell Avenue" owes much to the latter album's title cut and another tune on that LP, "Isabella." Visit Kenny Burrell online at

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