KENNY BURRELL & THE WEST COAST ALL STARS - Laguna Beach - Friends of Jazz Festival 1979 (CD)

Category: HI HAT CDs

• Excellent performance live from the first annual Friends Of Jazz Festival, Irvine Bowl, Laguna Beach, California
• Includes the entire National Public Radio broadcast: 'Jazz Alive' series
• Digitally remastered for greatly enhanced sound quality
• Background liners

Kenny Burrell & the West Coast All Stars, live at the Friends Of Jazz Festival, December 1979

This superb set was performed at California's first annual Friends of Jazz Festival and broadcast as part National Public Radio's Jazz Alive series.

It captures the veteran guitarist at the top of his game, tackling a selection of standards in typically breezy fashion, backed by the cream of the country's jazz talent.

It's presented in full here together with background notes and images.


1. The Common Ground
2. A Child Is Born
3. Blues In The Closet
4. It Don't Mean A Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing
5. Now's The Time
6. Program credits

Kenny Burrell - guitar
Jerome Richardson - sax, flute
Conte Candoli - trumpet
Thad Jones - flugelhorn
Frank Foster - tenor sax
Art Hillery - keyboards
Leroy Vinnegar - bass
Shelly Manne - drums


Title Laguna Beach - Friends of Jazz Festival 1979
Catalogue No HHCD3085
Format CD
Barcode 5297961308510