I'm no jazz expert but i think this guy is awesome. Im surprised there isnt already a thread on him. Anyone else a fan of him?
i cant believe there is only one person on here who likes barney!
Kessel was the reason I started getting myself old vinyl - so much of the material he played on was never reissued as CD.

I really like his rhythm: it's so tight yet so distinctive at the same time.


In case you ever need reminding what swing should sound like,

Ive seen that vid so many times and 'Gypsy in my Soul' also. Just top class really.