Euan Burton is a Composer, Double and Electric Bassist, Producer, Educator and one of the leading musicians to emerge from Scotland in the last decade. Burton grew up in East Kilbride, Scotland where he took up Bass Guitar at the age of 10. After being introduced to Jazz in his teens Euan switched to Double Bass and went on to study at Birmingham Conservatoire receiving the Jazz Course Prize while in his second year and graduating with a Bmus Jazz (Hons). He studied with many of greatest musicians around today including bassists Dave Holland and Ed Howard, Trumpeter Dave Douglas, and Drummer Ari Hoenig....
...with Scottish bassist Euan Burton providing the backbone, every piece has a sure sense of shape while maintaining an air of spontaneity THE HERALD
“arguably the finest Scottish bassist to emerge in the past decade.” THE IRISH TIMES
Burton's solos combined a potent melodic core with a velvety softness of touch THE SCOTSMAN
“Kreisbergs quartet comprised young Scottish bassist Euan Burton, doing a fine supportive job with discretion and sureness of touch” THE HERALD