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.
July 10, 2012
Daren Burns Releases First Solo Album "Fear Is Not The Natural State Of...
February 22, 2012
Urban Nerds Pre-Release Sale: "Fear Is Not The Natural State Of...
March 12, 2011
Daren Burns' Onibaba to play Tophest 2011, a benefit to help LA...
February 26, 2011
Here No Evol @ Beacon Arts in Inglewood, CA
February 26, 2011
Daren Burns's Onibaba @ Blue Whale (Los Angeles) on March 23rd
October 06, 2010
Daren Burns' Onibaba and Open Gate Theatre @ Center for the Arts, Eagle...
October 03, 2010
Open Gate Theatre @ Center for the Arts, Eagle Rock Presents Daren...
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
Musical director Paul Chipello, who also contributes live piano
accompaniment, ably backed by bassist Daren Burns...-F.
Kathleen Foley, LA Times
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.