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Daren Burns

Real music is not for wealth, not for honours or even the joys of the mind... but as a path for realisation and salvation.-Ali Akbar Khan

“If you miss the sensual part of music, you risk becoming a gynecologist and not a lover”-Rabih Abou-Khalil

DAREN HOWARD BURNS, fretted and fretless electric bass player, composer, and improviser has been playing music for twenty-two years and composing for ten years. Much of his musical interest lies in the area of improvisation and how to make new systems for developing improvisation in new ways. In the last three tears he has also become interested in Indian rhythmic and melodic systems.

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”Daren Burns is one of the few younger electric bass players I’ve heard who owes more to Steve Swallow than Stanley Clarke or Jaco Pastorius”-Jerome Wilson, Cadence Magazine www.cadencebuilding.com

“Musical director Paul Chipello, who also contributes live piano accompaniment, ably backed by bassist Daren Burns...”-F. Kathleen Foley, LA Times

Primary Instrument

Bass, electric

Location

Sherman Oaks, CA

Credentials/Background

I teach all levels. My credentials include having my BFA and MFA in bass and composition from CalArts plus 11 years teaching privately in my home and at various stores. Contact me for rates and times.

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