Kenny Burrell - Bluesey Burrell



Analogue Productions (Prestige)



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Part of the ultimate audiophile Prestige stereo reissues from Analogue Productions — 25 of the most collectible, rarest, most audiophile-sounding Rudy Van Gelder recordings ever made. All cut at 33 1/3 and also released on Hybrid SACD

All mastered from the original analog master tapes by mastering maestro Kevin Gray. 180-gram LPs pressed at Acoustic Sounds' state-of-the-art pressing plant, Quality Record Pressings, plated by Gary Salstrom

Tip-on jackets on thick cardboard stock

First 250 LP copies of each title will be numbered editions and will only be available to series subscribers

This session is a model of the emotionally intense ballad programs featured on Prestige's Moodsville subsidiary. The great Kenny Burrell receives a major assist from saxophone patriarch Coleman Hawkins (who is in exemplary early-Sixties form), Hawkins's rhythm section of the time (made up exclusively of natives of Burrell's hometown Detroit) and conga drummer Ray Barretto. The choice of material and variety of settings are inspired, with Burrell heard solo on "No More," over just bass and drums on "Guilty," in two different quintet settings and on three titles by the full sextet. Each soloist is fully engaged throughout, with things shifting into even higher gear when Burrell and Hawkins converse on "Montono Blues" and "I Thought About You." With Coleman Hawkins, Tommy Flanagan, Major Holley, Eddie Locke and Ray Barretto.


Side A
1. Tres Palabras
2. No More
3. Guilty
4. Montono Blues

Side B
1. I Thought About You
2. Out of this World
3. It's Getting Dark

Customer Reviews (5.00 Stars) 8 person(s) rated this product.

Kenny Burrell Rocks!

posted on 07/07/2022
5 Stars
Reviewer: Tony
Quite the transition for me from Classic Rock to Jazz but Kenny Burrell is helping to smooth the process. What a killer guitarist! And mega kudos to AP/QRP for making the vinyl sound so good. Highly recommended for sure! :)

some very very catchy tunes

posted on 04/30/2022
5 Stars
Reviewer: Michel
Exceptionally good album. Great dynamics, wonderful soundstage and very very catchy tunes. AP done it again. A masterpiece that should be present in anyones collection!

Sonically Superior

posted on 02/07/2018
5 Stars
Reviewer: Robert Arnold
Artfully mastered, near perfect pressing! Great recording...Kenny never sounded better! You will not be disappointed.


posted on 03/05/2017
5 Stars
Reviewer: Rick
This is a great record all around. I've quite a few very good sounding records (many from AP/QRP) and this ranks among the best.

Sterling recording

posted on 02/21/2017
5 Stars
Reviewer: Eric
Beautiful job here- great pressing, flat, centered and very quiet. Tip-on cover. 1962 recording by Van Gelder is excellent and wonderfully vibrant. Wide spread stereo with slight hole in the middle but doesn't at all detract from palpable sound. Highly recommended.


posted on 12/13/2016
5 Stars
Reviewer: Ian C.
This is one of my favorites and Analogue Productions has done a fantastic job with the repressing. Stunning sound, beautiful music.

the companinion piece to Midnight Blue

posted on 08/01/2016
5 Stars
Reviewer: Emmanuel
very nice record! very nice reissue! Every thing was done right on this one. I keep looking for something to complain about but I can't find one. A must have record to be honest. I like it as much as I like Midnight Blue

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