Kenny Burrell (album)

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Kenny Burrell
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Studio album by Kenny Burrell
Released 1957
Recorded February 1, 1957
Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz
Length 36:21
Label Prestige
PRLP 7088
Producer Bob Weinstock
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Kenny Burrell (also reissued as Blue Moods) is an album by guitarist Kenny Burrell recorded in 1957 and released on the Prestige label.[1]


Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Allmusic awarded the album 2½ stars with the review by Scott Yanow stating, "Guitarist Kenny Burrell, 25 at the time, is heard during one of his earlier sessions playing in his already recognizable straight-ahead style with a quintet... It's enjoyable music".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Kenny Burrell except as indicated

  1. "Don't Cry Baby" (Saul Bernie, James P. Johnson, Stella Unger) - 8:20
  2. "Drum Boogie" (Roy Eldridge, Gene Krupa) - 9:14
  3. "Strictly Confidential" (Bud Powell) - 6:25
  4. "All of You" (Cole Porter) - 6:17
  5. "Perception" - 6:05


The album was reissued by Prestige Records in 1964 as Blue Moods Prestige 7308


  1. ^ Prestige Records discography accessed July 31, 2012
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review, accessed July 31, 2012
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 33. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.