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Ryan Burns

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: January 11, 1972    

Musician/Teacher Ryan Burns is best-known for his jazz piano and Fender Rhodes-based keyboard work, having produced five CD’s as a bandleader, and dozens of projects as one of Seattle’s hardest working sidemen. Studied at Berklee School of Music, Burns has always been drawn to the worlds of jazz and rock, and those places where both meet. Employing the analog sounds of the Rhodes, Wurlitzer, Hammond, and Moog, Burns has a signature sound that has made it’s mark in groups such as Harrybu McCage (led by Pearl Jam/Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron), Matt Jorgensen +451, Bebop and Destruction, Thomas Marriott’s Willie Nelson Project, Zero-Goose, and others...
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Awards

with Matt Jorgensen +451 (Earshot Jazz Magazine's "Best Acoustic Group" of 2003); with Bebop and Destruction (2004 Seattle Weekly "Best Jazz/Avant-Garde Band")
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    Birds

    Odd Bird Records
    2010
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    Tree-O

    Odd Bird Records
    2007
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Featured recording “Birds”

Latest Release

Birds

Self Produced (2010)

Events Calendar

Date Event Ticket
Oct25 Ryan Burns
The Royal Room
Seattle, WA
Oct29 Ryan Burns
Black Zia Cantina
Burien, WA
Oct31 Ryan Burns
The Royal Room
Seattle, WA
Nov05 Ryan Burns
Egan's Ballard Jam House
Seattle, WA
Nov19 Ryan Burns
The Royal Room
Seattle, WA
Dec03 Ryan Burns
Black Zia Cantina
Burien, WA
Dec10 Ryan Burns
Black Zia Cantina
Burien, WA

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Press: Ryan Burns - Electronic Keyboardist

“Keyboardist Ryan Burns has a controlled style on organ, Moog and Fender Rhodes, the latter played with a gorgeous chime-like tone.” -Scott Albin, Jazz Times

“On Fender Rhodes, Ryan Burns re-minds listeners that the instrument was one of the most successful attempts at an electric, piano-like sound. And, while it can sound retro-hip now, it also can be hip, plain and simple, and that's a far more worthy accomplishment.”

“...in the wake of all the good that Weather Report and Miles Davis had done for jazz electronification, he generally steers well clear of what are, at this remove, its many cliche's.” -Peter Monaghan, Earshot Jazz

“...with keyboardist Ryan Burns pulling wah-wah guitar sounds out of the ether, or maybe it's his Fender Rhodes, though I've never heard those sounds from one before. ...there are no limits to the noises made on his keyboards.” - Dan McClenaghan, All About Jazz

“Burns snakes his way through the disc with inventive soloing and distorted synth clusters...

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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationSeahurst, WA

Willing to teachIntermediate to advanced students

Credentials/BackgroundPiano Bass and Guitar Lessons in Seattle Area. check www.burienschool.com for more info.

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