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Possessing a warm, expressive sound, an energetic rhythmic feel, and formidable melodic and harmonic insight, saxophonist Scott Burns has been a fixture on the Chicago jazz scene since moving to the city in 1998. A native of Dayton, Ohio, Scott began his education and professional career in jazz in nearby Cincinnati. After graduating at the top of his class from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Scott became an in-demand player in the greater Cincinnati/Dayton area. Performance credits include regular appearances as both leader and sideman at the landmark Blue Wisp Jazz Club, performances with powerhouse drummer John von Ohlen & the Blue Wisp Big Band, the PsychoAcoustic Orchestra, and the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. He also performed in concert alongside legendary jazz trumpeter Clark Terry as part of a Cincinnati jazz series.
Scott Burns / John Wojciechowski / Geof Bradfield: Tenor Time
by Jack Bowers
Tenor Time unveils the talents of a trio of Chicago-area tenor saxophonists, each of whom--presumablysolos on each of the album's eight numbers. The qualifier is necessary because the solo order is not given and, skillful as they are, the tenors sound much like triplets at the same workbench. That is to say that in terms of ...
Label: Afar Music
Track listing: Valkyrie; Monday Waltz; Force Majeure; Some Other Sunday; Altar Blues; Jazz Folk Song; Curioso; Corea.
Out of the Past
by Patrick Burnette
We listen to three releases from 2022, two exploring some interesting corners of jazz repertoire and one bringing back a format that thrived in the '50s. Then, just for kicks, we get a message back from the future of 1987. Does label Cellar Music contractually oblige its artists to cover a certain Benny Golson tune? Listen ...
Bob Lark and His Alumni Big Band: Sweet Return
by Jack Bowers
As was the case two years ago (2012) with its first album, Reunion, trumpeter Bob Lark's Alumni Big Band on Sweet Return is comprised of musicians he has supervised in various groups during a long and eminent career that embodies more than twenty years as director of Jazz Studies at DePaul University in Chicago. Even so, ...
Bob Lark and his Alumni Big Band: Sweet Return
by Edward Blanco
Trumpeter/educator and big band leader Bob Lark, reunites his Alumni Big Band after their critically acclaimed debut Reunion (Jazzed Media 2012), produced some of the best Jazz orchestrations in the business. Sweet Return is the group's encore performance, their return engagement, their audacious follow up and another masterful stroke by leader Lark. This Alumni band is ...
Ian Torres Big Band: January
by Jack Bowers
In the interest of brevity, the name of Chicago-based trumpeter Ian Torres' debut album as shown above has been abridged. For the record, the complete title is January: The Birth and Development of the Ian Torres Big Band. The Birth" is depicted in the first five numbers, recorded in 2008-09, Development" in the last half-dozen, recorded ...
Arturo Sandoval Live in Evanston with the Chicago Jazz Orchestra
by Thomas Carroll
Arturo Sandoval with the Chicago Jazz OrchestraPick-Staiger Concert HallNorthwestern University Soundings Spring FestivalEvanston, ILApril 7, 2012Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval says he's happy some people still listen to music made by musicians playing instruments. In an age when people can download songs for 99 cents without knowing who arranged the songs ...
Scott Burns: Passages
by Alex Marianyi
Chicago-based tenor saxophonist Scott Burns has said that he practices each exercise, pattern, or whatever else he may be working on until he gets it perfect. Five times in a row. The results of this type of practicing couldn't be any more obvious than on Passages, release by Origin in 2006. Through this rigorous study, Burns ...
Kyle Asche Organ Trio: Blues for Mel
by Dan McClenaghan
Chicago-based guitarist Kyle Asche opens his sophomore release, Blues for Mel, with the set's title tune, a tribute to Melvin Rhyne, the organist who most famously played with guitarist Wes Montgomery on four stellar Riverside releases in the late fifties and early sixties. The tune is a cool Montgomery-ish ride, drenched in the organ trio tradition. ...