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Jeffrey Burr

The progeny of two classical bassists, Jeffrey Burr was encouraged to study music seriously from a young age, but chose the guitar as his instrument anyway. On the way to Rock Stardom, some Charlie Parker sides got through somehow, and Jeffrey wound up spending several years studying jazz improvisation. At sixteen he performed with bop grandmaster Dizzy Gillespie. After earning his BA at the renowned William Paterson College, Jeffrey moved his shed to Brooklyn and generally made a nuisance of himself in the NYC jazz scene. This one time, he played with Norah Jones, but she wasn't famous yet

By Myself

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2004
Track listing: 1. Witchcraft 2. Myoko 3. I Fall in Love Too Easily 4. Moonlight In Vermont 5. The Logician

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Jeffrey Burr: By Myself

Read "By Myself" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

A deeply satisfying solo effort that recalls the true meaning of jazz guitar. New Yorker Jeffrey Burr has bravely concocted an EP of solo archtop-guitar music that comes close in spirit and accomplishment to the solo works of Joe Pass, Al Viola and other past masters. With so many young jazz-minded guitarists these days trying to ...

Bright Blue

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2003

Bright Blue

Label: Unknown label
Released: 2001
Track listing: Locomotive (part I); Wayne's Refrain; Legal Eyes; Myoko; Poem; Say Say O Playmate; Somewhere Out There; Bright Blue; ZombieCavemanRobot; Indestructo!; The Logician; Han Solo & The Princess; Locomotive (part II).

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Jeffrey Burr: Bright Blue

Read "Bright Blue" reviewed by Todd S. Jenkins

Jeffrey Burr's 2000 debut disc By Myself , a veritable masterpiece of solo jazz guitar, boldly declared the presence of a bright new voice. He has continued the excellence in trio format on Bright Blue , which stands as one of the finest mainstream guitar albums of the past couple of years. Burr's resumé includes jobs ...


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