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TEACHING Congratulations to all of our private lessons students who were eligible to audition for all-state ensembles for 2020-2021. You are objectively among a select group of the best musicians of your generation. And to make an honors ensemble roster in any context is a tremendous achievement. Again, we hope you enjoyed the opportunity and learned from the process. Onward. Upward. Keep up the great work. Way to go!
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COMMERCIAL DISCOGRAPHY: Find all of our commercial recordings worldwide along with the only single from the new standards album (titled “Freedom Flight“) at all of the major music retailers and streaming services.
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NEW 2021 ALBUM RELEASE: ARC Recording Artist Christopher Burnett donates his new album of American Jazz Standards to the Jazz Nonprofit Organization Burnett Music Foundation as a Gift to its Patreon Member Constituents. This entire album is a free gift for our members only and will not be released commercially.
“An imaginative arrangement breathes new life into “Corcovado.” Stan Kessler’s shimmering trumpet solo elevates “Dolphin Dance.” “Freedom Flight,” a sprightly original Burnett composition, features a sterling guitar solo from Charles Gatschet. Burnett soars throughout.”PlasticSax.com
ANNOUNCEMENT: NEON JAZZ INTERVIEW | NEW ALBUM ON ARC + LINER NOTES + GET IT FREE
Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City based alto saxophonist, composer and educator Christopher Burnett. This is our second interview during the COVID-19 pandemic and it took place on December 17, 2020. We covered a lot of good jazz ground .. Primarily, we discussed his fourth album as a leader titled, The Standards, Vol. 1 on the Artists Recording Collective (ARC) label. The album of mostly post-bop compositions will be released in January 2021. He recorded the album under the brilliance of producer Bill Crain at BRC Audio Productions in Kansas City with a collection of stellar KC musicians. We talk this, the pandemic, his students, hope for the future and so much more. Dig this interview .. Neon Jazz is a radio program airing since 2011. Hosted by Joe Dimino and Engineered by John Christopher in Kansas City, Missouri giving listeners a journey into one of America’s finest inventions.
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BurnettMusicFoundation.org – We are a Tax Exempt Organization under Internal Revenue Code (IRC) Section 501 (c) (3). Donors can deduct contributions they make to us under IRC Section 170. We’re also qualified to receive tax deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522. Burnett Music Foundation programs include the Artists Recording Collective recording label, the annual Bird Boot Camp, the digital Jazz Artistry Now arts magazine, and the Kansas City Area Youth Jazz young artists program.Become a Patron!
TerriBurnettFlute.com – Terri Anderson Burnett is a lifelong musician who began her professional career serving as a flute and piccolo player with the Army music program and continues performing in various contexts, studio recording, and teaching music privately. Ms. Burnett is the Chief, Financial Officer and also co-directs the Burnett Music Foundation, a tax-exempt nonprofit organization whose programs include the Artists Recording Collective, Bird Boot Camp, Jazz Artistry Now, and Kansas City Area Youth Jazz.
BurnettFamilyUS.org – This is the link to our family website and “Musings Blog.” Check it out to learn more about us. Our line of the Burnett Family was established in 1979. We met while living in Europe as adults. Both of us are professional musicians. We dated a couple of years and got married overseas while both of us were still working with the Army band in Germany. Our immediate family is made up of our adult children and grandchildren. Our extended family includes many very talented people – our siblings and all relatives of many surnames whom we each grew up with while living the first couple of decades of our lives in our parents’ homes. We love all of them very much.
BurnettPublishing.com – Christopher Burnett is a critically acclaimed alto saxophonist, educator, arts industry 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, and taught at the college-level. Mr. Burnett is the Chief, Executive Officer and also co-directs the Burnett Music Foundation, a tax-exempt nonprofit organization whose programs include the Artists Recording Collective, Bird Boot Camp, Jazz Artistry Now, and Kansas City Area Youth Jazz.
BurnettSchool.net is a culmination of decades of practice and research and performance experiences playing our instruments, composing and arranging music, and teaching students. Featuring effective applied music lesson programs and progressive courses.
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FAMILY ARTISTS ARCHIVES
These two websites are maintained for family historical and general public informational purposes. Visit the links provided: (1) RICHIEPRATT.NET is the archived portfolio of our brother, Drummer Richie Pratt. and, (2) SINTHA.NET – is the archived portfolio of our mother, Artist Sintha Anderson.
KC area photography used in our websites is by our good friend, Duane Hallock at Duane Hallock Photography.