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 …

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. …

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 …