My New Jubilee Alto

I am very pleased to announce the newest addition to our musical instrument family. I also have my 1997 “Serie III” 62 alto, which still plays great after 21 years and I love it. But, as much as I play and practice alto saxophone, it was time for a new instrument. And I needed another horn of my own to be …

MEDIA ALERT: IT’S JAZZ MONTH!

April 2018 @Kansas City! Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day! CbQ is committed to dedicating our performances during April to recognized and promote JAM and #JazzDay each year. Link to: ChrisBurnettQuartet.com Sat. 4-7 Black Dolphin (free) Thu. 4-12 Blue Room (free) Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) was created at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in …

PRESS RELEASE: CbQ Recording News!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT  MANAGEMENT@BURNETTMUSIC.COM OFFICE: (913) 250-5141 POST OFFICE BOX 47 LEAVENWORTH, KS 66048-0047 March 8, 2018 ARC RECORDING ARTIST TO RECORD VINYL IN 2018 KANSAS CITY – Artists Recording Collective (ARC) recording artist, Christopher Burnett has announced that his working Christopher Burnett Quintet (CbQ) comprised of Kansas City-based professional musicians will be going into the studio to record in …

Black Dolphin Residency – March 3

PERFORMANCE NEWS UPDATE: o Christopher Burnett Quintet performance on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at Black Dolphin features several Burnett original compositions and works by masters like Hancock, Shorter, Henderson, Desmond, Jobim, and Weston. Sets at 9, 10:15 and 11:15 pm. Group details @ ChrisBurnettQuartet.com. o Special guest appearance by jazz great, Marcus Hampton (MarcusHampton.com) and a big thanks to Andrew Stinson …

KMEA CLINIC GALLERY

My clinic “Inculcating the Practical Factors of Applied Music Performance” at the Kansas Music Educators Association 2018 In-Service Workshop went well and was well received. Here are some photos from our trip. ISW Clinic Handout Bundle PDF *Download my Practicing At Home Clinic Matrix organization system PDF. Supplemental Materials PDF CREDITS: This program has been made possible through a grant from Conn-Selmer, Inc. …

KMEA In-Service Workshop Clinician

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BurnettMusic.com – We are pleased to announce that Christopher Burnett has been selected as one of the Kansas Music Educators Association 2018 In-Service Workshop Clinicians. Mr. Burnett’s Saturday morning clinic session will present useful information applicable for large ensemble and private teaching contexts. Details follow: Clinic Session – Inculcating the Practical Factors of Applied Music Performance Clinician …

40-Year Musical Anniversary

2018 Milestone I literally started my professional career in 1974, “going pro” directly upon graduating high school. I passed musical auditions for both, the Air Force and the Army music programs. I now realize I had benefitted greatly from the efforts of extraordinary music teachers in high school. I traveled the world with various military bands performing and touring as a …

Black Dolphin, January 6

CbQ performed our first of twelve concerts at Black Dolphin in Kansas City on January 6.  It went well and the music was well received by the steady stream of patrons at the venue. I thought the band sounded great and the musicians I have in CbQ were brilliant as usual. Our highlight gallery follows. Photographs by Terri Anderson Burnett …