Unfortunately, the rising medical costs of the guitarist were not the only problem where he and his loyal wife Katherine were also struggling against identity theft and bank fraud, thus affecting his credibility to such an extent that they were unable to get credit to cover their growing debts. When it comes to jazz guitar, the great KENNY BURRELL is at the top of the pantheon of the greats of times, along with other musicians like Django Reinhardt, Charlie Christian, Wes Montgomery, Joe Pass and Jim Hall. Katherine Burrell, now threatened with the loss of her home, has launched a GoFundMe campaign and hopes to raise $100,000 through donations to take care of her sick husband. In 1956, NEA Jazz Master opened a “su” account with Blue Note Records and then recorded for many other record companies, including Prestige and Verve in the 1950s and 1960s. Registration only takes a few minutes and gives him more possibilities.