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 …

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 …

KCUR REVIEW: On This New Jazz Record, Kansas City And Italy Make Beautiful Music Together

Selected Quotes It’s an exceptionally graceful album that imbues mainstream jazz with the elegant sheen of classical chamber music. Massa is a post-bop pianist who’s clearly familiar with the work of seminal jazz pianists like Bud Powell and Art Tatum. Although his fluid improvisation on the title track is masterful, Massa emphasizes a different aspect of his talent throughout. His …