Illuminating a Musical Legacy: The Barney Kessel Project

Madelyn Roberts Letter

 

 

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Madelyn Roberts Letter

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Madelyn Roberts, daughter of Howard Roberts, writes a letter to Phyllis Kessel

Description

After Barney Kessel's stroke in 1992 and brain cancer diagnosis in 2001, support poured in from the jazz community. In this letter, guitarist Madelyn Roberts, daughter of guitarist and Kessel's colleague Howard Roberts, sends financial support and writes about the impact Kessel had on her and guitarists everywhere.

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In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted