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Greg Burk

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: June 24, 1969    

Greg Burk

Pianist/composer/educator Greg Burk has lived, studied, educated and performed around the world. Over the last decade, living and working in Detroit, Boston and now Rome, he has established himself not only as a vital sideman, but also as a leader with the rare ability to combine original compositions with memorable melodies and a desire to push the creative envelope as an improviser.

He has been called “an exceptional pianist/composer” (All Music Guide), “a pianist and composer with vigorous, freewheeling ideas that always feel grounded within a well-reasoned structure” (Boston Herald), “a pianist with a gift for melody and a generous touch that makes you want to like him” (LA Weekly), and a musician that “plays with an apparent love and passion for his craft” (AllAboutJazz)....
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    The Path Here

    482 Music
    2011
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    Unduality

    Accurate Records
    2010
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    Many Worlds

    482 Music
    2010
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    Many Worlds

    DIW Records
    2009
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    Berlin Bright

    Black Saint
    2008
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    Ivy Trio

    482 Music
    2007
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    The Way In

    482 Music
    2006
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The Path Here

482 Music (2011)

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”...a pianist with a gift for melody and a generous touch that makes you want to like him...”
—LA Weekly

”Burk's touch on the piano remains confident and even, his statements being made with proficiency and concision and without overstatement.”
—Cadence

”With this release, Burk displays a penchant for pursuing lushly melodic themes interspersed with a distinct sense of poise to complement his altogether laudable faculties. Simply put, there's a lot of goodness going on here, as the pianist bobs, weaves, and dances atop the rhythm section's bouncy swing grooves...

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