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Who is Barney Kessel? Biography, gossip, facts?

Barney Kessel (October 17 1923 - May 6 2004) was an American jazz guitarist born in Muskogee Oklahoma USA. Generally considered to be one of the greatest jazz guitarists of the 20th century he was noted in particular for his vast knowledge of chords and inversions and chord-based melodies. He was a member of many prominent jazz groups as well as a first call guitarist for studio film and television recording sessions.

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When is Barney Kessel's birthday?

Barney Kessel was born on the , which was a Wednesday. Barney Kessel's next birthday would be in 117 days (would be turning 98years old then).

How old would Barney Kessel be today?

Today, Barney Kessel would be 97 years old. To be more precise, Barney Kessel would be 35410 days old or 849840 hours.

Are there any books, DVDs or other memorabilia of Barney Kessel? Is there a Barney Kessel action figure?

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What was Barney Kessel's zodiac sign?

Barney Kessel's zodiac sign was Libra.
The ruling planet of Libra is Venus. Therefore, lucky days were Fridays and lucky numbers were: 6, 15, 24, 33, 42, 51 and 60. Blue and Green were Barney Kessel's lucky colors. Typical positive character traits of Libra include: Tactfulness, Alert mindset, Intellectual bent of mind and Watchfulness. Negative character traits could be: Insecurity, Insincerity, Detachment and Artificiality.

Was Barney Kessel gay or straight?

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Is Barney Kessel still alive? Are there any death rumors?

Unfortunately no, Barney Kessel is not alive anymore. The death rumors are true.

How old was Barney Kessel when he/she died?

Barney Kessel was 80 years old when he/she died.

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When did Barney Kessel die? How long ago was that?

Barney Kessel died on the 6th of May 2004, which was a Thursday. The tragic death occurred 17 years ago.

Where was Barney Kessel born?

Barney Kessel was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States.

Did Barney Kessel do drugs? Did Barney Kessel smoke cigarettes or weed?

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Where did Barney Kessel die?

Barney Kessel died in California, San Diego, United States.

What bands was Barney Kessel in? Which artists did Barney Kessel work with?

There are a few bands and artists Barney Kessel collaborated with, for example: Chico Marx,Milt Jackson,Oscar Peterson,Phil Spector,Ray Brown (musician),Sonny Rollins,The Beach Boys,The Monkees and The Wrecking Crew (music).

What instruments did Barney Kessel play?

Barney Kessel did know how to play Guitar.

Which record label was Barney Kessel signed to? What record labels was Barney Kessel with in the past?

Barney Kessel was signed with Columbia Records.

When did Barney Kessel retire? When did Barney Kessel end the active career?

Barney Kessel retired in 1992, which is more than 29 years ago.

When did Barney Kessel's career start? How long ago was that?

Barney Kessel's career started in 1940. That is more than 81 years ago.

What kind of music did Barney Kessel do? What genre was Barney Kessel?

Barney Kessel was known for a variety of different music styles. Genres Barney Kessel is best known for are: Jazz, Pop music, Rhythm and blues and Rock music.

What is Barney Kessel's official website?

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What is Barney Kessel doing now?

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What is Barney Kessel's net worth in 2021? How much does Barney Kessel earn?

According to various sources, Barney Kessel's net worth has grown significantly in 2021. However, the numbers vary depending on the source. If you have current knowledge about Barney Kessel's net worth, please feel free to share the information below.
Barney Kessel's net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $1000000 in 2021, according to the users of vipfaq. The estimated net worth includes stocks, properties, and luxury goods such as yachts and private airplanes.