Kenny Burrell is for certain one of the most prominent guitarists of his genre.
Burrell's career began in 1951 while studying at Wayne State University, when he recorded his first album with Dizzy Gillespie's
sextet. Burrell graduated in1955 and toured with Oscar Peterson, and moved to New York City shortly afterwards. Burrell
recorded his 99th album in 2007 at the UCLA Royce Hall, andcurrently serves as Director of Jazz Studies at UCLA.