Clarinet Quartet Commission

I finished writing a unique arrangement for the Grenazilla Clarinet Quartet of “Mr. Magic” by Ralph MacDonald and William Salter. Many readers might recall this composition was popularized by the late contemporary jazz saxophonist, Grover Washington, Jr. My arrangement is for clarinet quartet and is a commissioned work done in collaboration with Cathy A. Ogram. We met during military service …

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 …