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Christopher Burnett

Christopher Burnett

Feb 22nd 2019 @ Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville, MO
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About Christopher Burnett
Band Members:
Christopher Burnett, alto saxophone and compositions, Roger Wilder, piano, Charles Gatschet, guitar, Bill McKemy, bass, Clarence Smith, drums
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO

Mr. Burnett is a critically acclaimed alto saxophonist, educator, arts business leader, and award-winning composer who began his professional career with military jazz ba...
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Northwest Missouri State Jazz Festival
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
5:00 PM
Northwest Missouri State University
800 University Dr, Maryville, MO 64468
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Christopher Burnett Quintet has been asked to be the headliner at the Northwest Missouri State University Jazz Festival on Friday, February 22, 2019. Mr. Burnett is a critically acclaimed alto saxophonist, educator, arts business leader, and composer who began his professional career with military jazz bands going pro directly upon graduating high school at 18 years old. He just recently completed the recording of his fourth album as a leader titled "Standards Vol. 1" to be released in February 2019 on the ARC record label. Over the course of his career, Mr. Burnett has performed professionally around the world, recorded noteworthy albums as a leader, taught at the college-level and co-founded a significant independent recording label, Artists Recording Collective. He held adjunct professor of music positions with University of Missouri Science and Technology (10 years) and at Metropolitan Community Colleges (5 years). Most recently, Mr. Burnett was selected as a clinician for the 2018 Kansas Music Educators Association In-Service Workshop in Wichita. A member of the official touring roster for the state of Kansas, Mr. Burnett's jazz quintet is an eclectic instrumental music ensemble comprised of accomplished professional artists who are also experienced music educators. Concert performances feature Burnett original compositions and select repertoire jazz masterworks. He performed on the first Saturday of each month during 2018 at Black Dolphin in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City. Mr. Burnett plays Selmer (Paris) saxophones exclusively and is an official Conn-Selmer artist and clinician. He has performed alongside and worked with many wonderful artists. He has shared the stage and studio with great musicians such as Bobby Watson, Will Matthews, Bob Bowman, Marcus Hampton, Ahmad Alaadeen, David Basse, Sumi Tonooka, Erica Lindsay, Dino Massa, Marco Zurzolo, Lutz Herbig, Jeff “Siege” Siegel, Michael Jefry Stevens, Stanton Kessler, Jim Nesbit, Keith Philbrick, Jerry Coker, Kevin Cerovich, Roger Wilder, Gerald Dunn, Clarence Smith, Matt Otto and Gerald Spaits among others. Also see Portfolio at www.BurnettPublishing.com and www.ChrisBurnettQuartet.com
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About Christopher Burnett
Band Members:
Christopher Burnett, alto saxophone and compositions, Roger Wilder, piano, Charles Gatschet, guitar, Bill McKemy, bass, Clarence Smith, drums
Hometown:
Kansas City, MO

Mr. Burnett is a critically acclaimed alto saxophonist, educator, arts business leader, and award-winning composer who began his professional career with military jazz ba...
Read More