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|Birth name||Kenneth Earl Burrell|
|Born||July 31, 1931|
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
|Genres||Jazz, blues, soul jazz|
|Labels||Blue Note, Prestige, Verve, Fantasy, Fortune, Concord Jazz, Highnote|
|Associated acts||Jimmy Smith, Stanley Turrentine|
Kenneth Earl Burrell (born July 31, 1931) is an American jazz guitarist. He is known for his work on the Blue Note label. His works with Jimmy Smith produced the 1965 Billboard Top Twenty hit album Organ Grinder Swing.
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- Nielsen Business Media, Inc. (20 November 1965). Billboard. Nielsen Business Media. pp. 143–. ISSN 0006-2510.
- Collar, Matt. "Kenny Burrell". AllMusic. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
- Cohassey, John. "Kenny Burrell: Guitarist, Educator." Contemporary Musicians. Profiles of the People in Music. Ed. Julia M. Rubiner. Vol. 11. Detroit, MI: Gale Research, 1994. 29-31. Print
- Nash, Sunny. "Kenny Burrell Biography." PRLog, May 13, 2009.
- Moffet, Doug [@DougMoffettJazz] (2019-09-18). "On this day when we mourn the loss of #JimiHendrix, it is worth noting that Jimi Hendrix once remarked, "Kenny Burrell, that's the sound I'm looking for."" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
- O'Connell, Sean J. (January 24, 2014). "A Jazz Elder Becomes A UCLA Professor". NPR. Retrieved July 30, 2019.