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Burton Greene

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 14, 1937    

Burton Greene

Burton Greene figured prominently in New York's free jazz movement of the '60s, performing with such major figures as Alan Silva, Marion Brown, Sam Rivers, Albert Ayler, Byard Lancaster, Gato Barbieri, etc. As a child, Greene studied classical music at the Fine Arts Academy in Chicago; In the mid 1950's he studied jazz with Dick Marx. Greene moved to New York in the early '60s, as the city's free jazz movement was gathering momentum. There, he formed the Free Form Improvisation Ensemble with Silva in 1963 -- reputedly one of the first groups devoted to playing a wholly improvised music. In 1964, he joined the Jazz Composer's Guild...
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    Live At Kerrytown House

    Keytone Records
    2012
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    Live At The Woodstock Playhouse 1965

    Keytone Records
    2010
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    Ancestors, Mindreles, NaGila Monsters

    Tzadik
    2009
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    Two Voices In The Desert

    Tzadik
    2009
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    Ancestors, Mindreles, NaGila Monsters

    Tzadik
    2008
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    Bloom in the Commune

    ESP Disk
    2008
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    Bloom In The Commune

    Keytone Records
    2007
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Two Voices In The Desert

Tzadik (2009)

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