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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.” - axs.com, 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

- See more at: http://jonburr.com/#sthash.HiUMotuf.dpuf

Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

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.

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Albums

Album Very Good Year by Jon Burr

Very Good Year

jbQ Media
2015

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Album Just Can't Wait by Jon Burr

Just Can't Wait

jbQ Media
2009

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