Free Artist Solo Transcriptions

*FIREBIRD (for Sintha) | ARC-2581 Composed by Christopher Burnett, BMI / Studio Recording by Craig Rettmer (Kansas City) / Performed by Christopher Burnett, as; Roger Wilder, pn; Jeff Harshbarger, bs; Clarence Smith, dr; with guests: Terri Anderson Burnett and Freda Proctor, flutes. *Free PDF Download: Cb’s “Firebird” Alto Saxophone Solo Transcription by Curtis Swift of SaxSolos.com *TRISTE Composed by Antonio …

Study with Christopher Burnett online at Lessonface

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CbQ at Roots Festival

Christopher Burnett QUINTET has been invited to perform at the 2017 Roots Festival in my hometown of Paola, Kansas. The last time I had the honor of performing there was in 2002. THE QUINTET I’m playing alto saxophone and bringing: Roger Wilder on piano Charles Gatschet on guitar Dominique Sanders on bass Clarence Smith on drums We will play some traditional …

June 6 Concert adds live stream option

DESCRIPTION LIVE STREAM via CONCERT WINDOW Hi friends, Great news to share! I will be doing a special live webcast on Concert Window at 7 pm CDT on June 6. I’ll be playing with my quartet and Michael Jefry Stevens (Steinway Piano Artist) in real time! We are playing all original music and will broadcast the first hour of the …

JAM reviews Echoes of Europe

MORE PRESS QUOTES “It’s an exceptionally graceful album that imbues mainstream jazz with the elegant sheen of classical chamber music.” ~ Bill Brownlee (The Kansas City Star, Ink Magazine), KCUR – – – “…rich water colors of sound. Like listening to Monet.” ~ George W. Harris, Jazz Weekly – – – “This is top quality jazz …highly recommended for both …

EoE REVIEW by Guido Bugatti, Drumset Mag n.54, Febbraio 2017

//ENGLISH TRANSLATION// DINO MASSA KANSAS CITY QUINTET Echoes of Europe Recording Artist Collective (ARC) Poignant echoes of the Mediterranean set to music by Dino Massa, a pianist and composer from Naples. Massa, recorded his fifth album as a leader in Kansas City, Missouri, with the support of saxophonist Christopher Burnett, label owner, who met Massa in 1990 when Burnett was …

KCUR REVIEW: On This New Jazz Record, Kansas City And Italy Make Beautiful Music Together

Selected Quotes It’s an exceptionally graceful album that imbues mainstream jazz with the elegant sheen of classical chamber music. Massa is a post-bop pianist who’s clearly familiar with the work of seminal jazz pianists like Bud Powell and Art Tatum. Although his fluid improvisation on the title track is masterful, Massa emphasizes a different aspect of his talent throughout. His …

Echoes of Europe is Now Available

JANUARY 2, 2017 RELEASE – Get music from the new CD “Echoes of Europe” (ARC-2680) by Dino Massa Kansas City Quintet out on the ARC label at DiskUnion stores in Japan, Amazon, Amazon MP3, Apple iTunes, CD Baby, Google Music Store, Shazam, Sound Exchange, and several other top retail outlets. Visit www.DinoMassaKC.com/buycd/ Echoes of Europe is Now Available Also see: …

New Work for Westport Coffeehouse Theater concert

“Movements” by Christopher Burnett, BMI Input of new works using Finale Music Notation Software​. Parts and full ‘mock up’ demo available soon. “Movements” by Christopher Burnett (BMI) is one of the original compositions that will be performed during the concert by Christopher Burnett QUARTET at the Westport Coffeehouse Theater in Kansas City on June 6.

Steuer reeds

This video is documenting further testing of Steuer reeds (Jazz Alto Saxophone #3 Reeds). I really like these reeds thus far and look forward to playing them in performance situations beyond practice. In addition to superb craftsmanship in the way they are cut, both the clarinet and alto sax reeds have a very unique and comfortable feel to me. Highly …