CbQ at Black Dolphin (Free)

Christopher Burnett Quintet performing three concert sets at Black Dolphin in the Crossroads Arts District of Kansas City, Saturday, May 5. Above the popular Green Lady Lounge jazz club (and one door over),  the Black Dolphin has opened in the former Tank Room space. The sexy new Crossroads Arts District music venue, owned by John Scott, boasts great acoustics, exposed brick walls, and …

Jazz Clinic and Master Class at Paola High School

I had the opportunity to visit Mr. Michael Solomon and his Paola High School jazz band class during Jazz Appreciation Month! The purpose of my visit was to give a Jazz Clinic and Master Class centered upon my lessons pertaining to developing individual competencies related to general instrumental performance and contextual improvisation. I was introduced to Mr. Solomon by my former …

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, 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 …

Black Dolphin residency in 2018

THE BAND ARC recording artist Christopher Burnett and his Quintet will be performing on the first Saturday of each month at Black Dolphin in Kansas City beginning on 6 January 2018. The Black Dolphin at 1813 Grand Blvd, is the newest, and the third stage to be featured as part of the Green Lady Lounge. Chris Burnett Quintet is Burnett …

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 …

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 …