Hall of Fame Inductee
Barney Kessel: A Jazz Legend
Barney Kessel was a renowned jazz guitarist known for his knowledge of chords and inversions. He played with many prominent jazz groups and was a "first call" guitarist for studio, film, and television recording sessions. Kessel was also rated the No. 1 guitarist in Esquire, Down Beat, and Playboy magazine polls between 1947 and 1960.
Ann Guerrier Pratt Shadlow was born to a union of two half-breed Cheyenne, descended from English and French ancestry. Her grandparents were William Bent of Bent's Fort and William Guerrier, a trapper and trader at Bent's Fort. She was born in the tepee of her grandmother Julia Bent Guerrier, daughter of Cheyenne Owl Woman and William Bent.