18th & Vine Jazz Festival Adjudicator and Clinician

Artist profile Christopher 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. 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …