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Bob Burnett

Bob Burnett's musical odyssey has landed him on stage at San Jose Jazz Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, Vancouver Folk Festival, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Utah Arts Festival, Alaska State Fair, Oregon Country Fair, Maui Steel Guitar Festival, Kuumbwa Jazz Center and major SF venues Slims and Great America Music Hall. Burnett has shared the stage with Google Co-founder Larry Page, Emeril, David Lindley, Tony Curtis and Bruce Willis and was a regular on Kid’s Clubhouse KTEH TV. He is also featured in “Pele Voodoo Live!: A Rockumentary”, the new Annie Steinhardt book based on life on the road with popular Santa Cruz all-women world beat band Pele Juju.

”When You Hear Music” reviews

”When your musical tastes and influences are as eclectic as those of nu-jazz guitarist Bob Burnett, it helps to not have to confine your prowess to the instrument’s traditional six strings. The seven-string guitarist, consummate sideman and longtime local musician has just released his latest disc, When You Hear Music, which bears a thoughtful collection of varied originals, ranging from the organic smooth jazz of “New Love” to the quirky, vintage stroll of “Igor’s Swing” to the keen flute, guitar and sax solos underscored by trafficscape in “Back East.”
Amanda Martinez/Goodtimes

”After having put his time in over the course of three decades as the consummate Santa Cruz working musician, he's certainly earned a place on the short list for honorary localhood..

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When You Hear Music
When You Hear Music
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