Jon Burr Bandleader And Diplomat Artist Interview by: Susan Frances Bassist, composer, producer, arranger, and bandleader Jon Burr has learned to not only be an astute musician, but also to be an astute diplomat when it comes to dealing with other musicians, and bringing out the best from them. … [Read more...] about Interview on jazzreview.com
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Jon Burr Band Just Can’t Wait jbQ cd and dvd By George W. Harris This cd/dvd combo features the steady bass of Jon Burr, who has played with such luminaries as Silver, Getz, Bennett, Baker and O’Day. This release emphasizes his work with singers, which on this disc include the black velvety Ty … [Read more...] about Nice review by George Harris in Jazz Weekly
Jon Burr Band JUST CAN’T WAIT. jbQ Media. www.jbq.net. www.jonburrband.com. Just Can’t Wait, Please Tell Me, Been Here All Along, Snowfall, None of Them Is You, Eden by the Sea, Song of a Broken Word, I Understand You’re Leaving Me, Rainbow over Harlem, Sea Breeze, Nobody Said It Was Easy, Another … [Read more...] about Review in Jazz Improv (NY)!
Bass CD Reviews Jon Burr | "Just Can't Wait", 4/01/2009 Meet Reviewer Damian Erskine Connect with Damian in the Community Jon Burr "Just Can't Wait" www.jonburr.com This CD/Live DVD set is as elegant as they come. Jon Burr's music and playing just oozes class. Having played with Tony Bennett for … [Read more...] about Great Review in Bass Musician Magazine…
In order to gain an understanding of how to practice an instrument effectively and efficiently, it is useful to have some understanding of the structure of the brain, mind and nervous system. It is possible to “practice” and not get better – or, even, to get worse, and to inculcate bad habits that will … [Read more...] about What’s the best way to practice an instrument?
Just Can't Wait Jon Burr Band | jbQ Media (2009) By Woodrow Wilkins Bassist Jon Burr has spent many years supporting other artists. He brings a lot of that experience into Just Can't Wait, a 14-song collection that reflects the artist's obsession with love.Burr has toured and recorded with … [Read more...] about AllAboutJazz.com review
Pop Top: Bassist writes away his demons in 'Just Can't Wait' The Salt Lake Tribune Posted: 02/16/2009 06:00:00 PM MST Grade: B CD » "Just Can't Wait" just might be the album for those recovering from an obsessive relationship. A bassist, Jon Burr turned lyricist to write away the demons … [Read more...] about Review in the Salt Lake Tribune
CD Reviews: Jon Burr Band, “Just Can't Wait” Posted by: editoron Sunday, February 15, 2009 - 08:10 AM By Edward Blanco Bassist Jon Burr has performed with some of the best musicians in the business ever since Charlie Mingus asked him to sit in at the famed Village Vanguard at the tender … [Read more...] about Review of the Jon Burr Band in eJazz News
SONGS WITH PIZZAZZ ✣ "Take Me Home" Laura Hull (Hullarious) Jersey-based, jazz-influenced singer Laura Hull has a capacious alto voice: She can nail any note with good pitch and air. Her style is part jazz - in her rhythm and melodic phrasing - part Broadway and classic pop: via her power and her … [Read more...] about Review in the Newark Star Ledger…