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Primary Instrument: Sax, alto

Abraham Burton - of Belizean descent, is a native of New York. His interest in music began its development at the High School of Music & Art, during which time he was awarded by Downbeat and McDonalds in their Combo Competitions. He later studied under the tutelage of the jazz great, Jackie McLean at the Hartt School of Music, where he received his Bachelor of Arts in Music, graduating with honors.

Abraham's professional career as a musician was initiated with the legendary drummer Arthur Taylor. During his five years with “Taylor's Wailers” he recorded on “Mr. A.T.” and “Live at the Village Vanguard” on Enja Records, touring throughout Europe and performing at notable New York clubs such as: The Village Vanguard, Sweet Basil, and Birdland....
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Featured recording “Closest To The Sun”

Closest To The Sun

Enja/Justin Time
1994
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    Cause And Effect

    Enja Records
    1999
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    Closest To The Sun

    Enja Records
    1994
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Jan29 Duane Eubanks Quintet CD Release Party
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