Kennyburnell 072611

Kenny Burrell Reviews

Yoshi's Oakland (Oakland, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

52 ratings
4.7 average rating
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82 events
13 reviews
52 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

So lucky to catch the late show, the last set, the last day, in the closing current gig at Yoshi’s Jack London Square. For “Kenny Burrell’s 80th Birthday Celebration,” this final set was THE performance to be at, when Burrell and the Jazz...continued

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20 events
4 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 28 2011

What a great event. Kenny and the Jazz Heritage All-Stars were the best!!!

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49 events
26 reviews
16 stars
attended Jul 28 2011

great event. Kenny and the Jazz Allstars did a fab show, couldn't decide which number I liked best. Respectful, brilliant and upbeat!

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Maureen Red Velvet
120 events
26 reviews
70 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

Kenny was so charming and the band was just dynamite! Yoshi's is a great venue.

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108 events
20 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

Simply the best jazz band I have heard in years! IN the first 5 mintes, my friend leaned over to me and mouthed the words thankyou as you could tell from the first note that this was going to be first rate sound! Every single note sang and we were...continued

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9 events
6 reviews
14 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Enjoyed the legend of Kenny Burrell.

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118 events
65 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 28 2011

Great concert. Burrell is still hip and tasteful at 80, particularly on ballads. The eight member band is an all star ensemble with the likes of Steve Turre' on trombone and Billy Childs on piano.

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20 events
11 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Elegant - wonderful - magical set....

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9 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

Fabulous!!!!! The group were so intuned to each other! Solo's were out of sight and group was together moving like a train! Fabulous, again, fabulous!

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25 events
8 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Great performer and a solid backup band.

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18 events
8 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 28 2011

Wonderful show, outstanding musicians.

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IMK
11 events
8 reviews
24 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Wonderful show with a talented band. How great to see/hear a prolific guitarist and a community of talented musicians from the Jazz Heritage All Stars. Loved the arrangements of standards and the solos were fiery passionate. Yoshis is the best!!...continued

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25 events
7 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

A national treasure and amazing entertainer. A real treat to see such experienced, professional talent in an intimate, local venue. Inspring, great jazz by an inspiring, great jazz artist.

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12 events
7 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Great concert. Very talented musicians to back up Kenny. And he was no slouch, himself.

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19 events
7 reviews
19 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

I thought the event was awesome!!! It was nice to just hang out, listen to some music and eat really good food! Yoshi's Salmon burger is worth every penny and their fries are fantastic! It was AWESOME to get outside and enjoy a bit of the arts,...continued

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16 events
7 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

My first jazz club experience--did not disappoint! Kenny Burrell and his band were amazingly talented and charismatic! Arrive a bit early to get a better choice in seats! Although there wasn't a bad seat in the house---acoustics were great and the...continued

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5 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

Brilliant musician and all-star band. Loved our dinner before the show too.

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5 events
5 reviews
1 stars
attended Jul 29 2011

I'm old enough that I had hoped for a more mellow set, but it was still enjoyable, and the couple of mellow pieces the group did were terrific.

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5 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

Kenny Burrell and his jazz all-stars were fantastic. A powerhouse group of musicians who played their hearts out. The performance was one more example of why life events can be so exciting. The place was full and the crowd loved it. Yoshi's is the...continued

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