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Jon Burr has toured with Horace Silver, Stan Getz, Chet Baker, Art Farmer, Stephane Grappelli, Tony Bennett, The Manhattan Jazz Quintet and many others. He’s active as a composer, arranger and producer, active in web design and development, and as a healthy cooking advocate.


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“Jon Burr is a fabulous leader, composer and, especially with this recording, arranger.” - Jazz Inside Magazine, Aug 2015

“Hard bop jazz fans need look no further than this new record…Led by a monster bass player..Burr eats hard bop for lunch.” -, July 2015

“Effortless joy and ease” - NY Times

“Technical master”- LA Times

“...elegant, fluid, and filled with the joy of life” - West Australian

“This music makes me feel even more how fortunate we are to be alive.” - Michael Steinman, JazzLives blog

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Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced


Working with bass players based on the concepts in Jon's "The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass" along with Jazz Theory and technique for Bass.

Clinic/Workshop Information

Working with bass players based on the concepts in Jon's "The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass," and with student big bands performing Jon's arrangements for Big Band.



Album Very Good Year by Jon Burr

Very Good Year

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Album Just Can't Wait by Jon Burr

Just Can't Wait

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