Kenny Burrell – Be Yourself: Live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

October 15, 2010 / No Comments / Tags: Benny green, guitar, jazz guitar, kenny burrell, thejazzpage

(High Note Records)

The venerable jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell is back with a new album titled, Be Yourself. Recorded live at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz @ Lincoln Center in New York City, is a 10-selection musical tribute to Duke Ellington and Dizzy Gillespie, featuring songs associated with both musical stalwarts, with whom Burrell played. The project showcases the outstanding support and performances of pianist Benny Green, bassist Peter Washington, drummer Clayton Cameron and saxophonist Tivon Pennicott. Yet another outstanding recording by one of jazz’s true standard-bearer.

Click here to listen to a clip of “Bass Face”

Tracks: Spoken Introduction, Tin Tin Deo, Raincheck, Listen To The Dawn, Blue Bossa, Be Yourself, Bass Face, In a Sentimental Mood, Mark I, Bag’s Groove.