Performance reviews: "Newcomer Jon Burr...is a technical master, for whom `In a Sentimental Mood' and `Blue Monk' were perfect frameworks."—Leonard Feather, Los Angeles Times "Burr erected solid foundations and filled his accompaniment with clever embellishments as well. His unaccompanied `Makin' … [Read more...] about Reviews of Jon Burr’s Playing
"Very Good Year" is out, and up on iTunes, Amazon and CDBaby. We've been getting some good press! Review on axs.com: “Now we’re talking. Hard bop jazz fans need look no further than this new record, Very Good Year, by the Jon Burr Quintet, coming out on Oct. 10, 2015. Led by a monster bass player, … [Read more...] about Jon Burr Quintet News | CD release Events
The following review appears in Jazz Times. It's not bad when a reviewer thinks your record sounds like Bill Evans...:) 04/06/13 Kenny Drew Jr./Jon Burr/ Marty Morell Coral Sea Random Act Records By David Whiteis The spirit of Bill Evans is a strong presence throughout this set. Coral … [Read more...] about Sounds like Bill Evans!
Review in Bass World Magazine, the publication of The International Society of Bassists. [This review appeared in the August issue, Vol 35, #1, pp 54-55] The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass - Jon Burr jbQ Media $14.99 32 pages Jon Burr is a noted first call bassist in the New York area, having … [Read more...] about Review of “The Untold Secret to Melodic Bass” in Bass World Magazine
By Dean Poling VDT View — JUST CAN’T WAIT Jon Burr Band Bass player Jon Burr is a stand-up guy. The bass player has worked with luminaries such as Buddy Rich, Tony Bennett, and Chet Baker. In creating this CD and accompanying live DVD, Burr couldn’t wait to work with all-star contemporaries such as … [Read more...] about Review in the Valdosta Daily Times