Mr. Burnett is a Selmer (Paris) saxophone artist and an official Conn-Selmer Artist Clinician who is based in his native Kansas City area.
Christopher Burnett is a critically acclaimed alto saxophonist, educator, arts business leader, and composer who
began his professional career with military jazz bands “going pro” directly upon graduating high school at 18
Over the course of his career, Mr. Burnett has performed professionally around the world, recorded noteworthy
albums as a leader, taught at the college-level and co-founded a significant independent recording label, Artists
He held adjunct professor of music positions with University of Missouri Science and Technology (10 years) and
at Metropolitan Community Colleges (5 years).
Most recently, Mr. Burnett was selected as a clinician for the 2018 Kansas Music Educators Association In-
Service Workshop in Wichita.
A member of the official touring roster for the state of Kansas, Mr. Burnett’s is an eclectic instrumental music
ensemble comprised of accomplished professional artists. Repertoire includes Burnett original compositions
and select jazz masterworks. He performs locally each month at Black Dolphin in the Crossroads Arts District of
Mr. Burnett plays Selmer (Paris) saxophones exclusively and is an official Conn-Selmer artist and clinician.