In the last couple of years, mostly since principal photography was completed on Troubadour Blues, I’d been getting to know a California musician named Kenny Edwards. He wasn’t in the film, but he made a big impression.
A masterful guitarist and mandolinist with a sweet tenor voice and a humble manner, Kenny was a gentle giant who didn’t talk much but always had something to say.
He had begun to branch out as a solo artist after years backing up artists like Linda Ronstadt, Karla Bonoff and Warren Zevon. He was a founding member of the quintessential West Coast harmony group Bryndle, with Bonoff, Wendy Waldman and Andrew Gold.
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