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Burnett, Aaron: Correspondence (Relative Pitch)

Known for his ensemble The Big Machine with Peter Evans, Carlos Homs, &c., NYC saxophonist Aaron Burnett steps out for a solo album of intense improvisatory exploration, demonstrating his background in classical saxophone studies that fuels an ardent intensity in personal expression, a tremendous balance between technique and passion.
 

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UPC: 5902249003673

Label: Relative Pitch
Catalog ID: RPRSS010
Squidco Product Code: 31426

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2022
Country: USA
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold
Recorded at Figure 8 Studios, on Prospect heights, Brooklyn, New York, on December 13th, 2020, by Lily Wen.

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"Aaron Burnett is Ňa standout new voice on the saxophone. In a very short time, the young musician has already lent his personal and unhindered approach to a breadth of bandleaders including Esperanza Spalding, Wynton Marsalis, Anti-Pop ConsortiumÔs HPRIZM, and Weasel Walter. He also toured with three time Grammy winner, Esperanza Spalding in her 2012 world tour with Radio Music Society.

Aaron has the also retained the true nature of jazz in his music and his playing, constantly searching for new ways of interpreting the music while remaining modern and consistent with the times we live in coupled with his much appreciated love for the greats of jazz and the tradition by establishing his role as an innovator within this art. In a society ruled by corporations and banks its imperative that the music is reflective of these times and that true innovation is a centerpiece of jazz once again.

Aaron Burnett has made this his mission to provide people with the sounds of this time and into the future. Aaron has declared that this is his final avant-garde record. Seven solo saxophone improvisations recorded during the lockdown."-Relative Pitch



"Aaron Burnett began to study classical saxophone at the age 11. After attending the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for Classical and Jazz Performance (1999-2001), he relocated to Berklee College of Music in Boston for Classical Composition (2005-2008), graduating with a degree in Professional Music. Burnett has always stressed the importance of establishing a unique sound for himself while in college, studying classical Baroque composition techniques, advance harmony, world music, and atonal composition. He has performed with many renowned musicians such as Vijay Iyer, Teri Lyne Carrington, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Michelle Rosewoman, Jeff Tain Watts, and Kim Thompson, and toured with three-time Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding in her 2012 world tour with Radio Music Society."


Artist Biographies

"Aaron Burnett began to study classical saxophone at the age 11. After attending the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for Classical and Jazz Performance (1999-2001), he relocated to Berklee College of Music in Boston for Classical Composition (2005-2008), graduating with a degree in Professional Music. Burnett has always stressed the importance of establishing a unique sound for himself while in college, studying classical Baroque composition techniques, advance harmony, world music, and atonal composition. He has performed with many renowned musicians such as Vijay Iyer, Teri Lyne Carrington, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Michelle Rosewoman, Jeff Tain Watts, and Kim Thompson, and toured with three-time Grammy winner Esperanza Spalding in her 2012 world tour with Radio Music Society. Burnett retains true nature of jazz in his music and his playing, always searching for new ways of interpreting the music while remaining modern and consistent with the times we live in."

-Roulette (https://roulette.org/event/aaron-burnett-presents-compound-gravity/)
5/23/2024

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Track Listing:



1. New Age (Matrix) 08:52

2. Perspective 04:30

3. Red Pill 03:06

4. Spirit 04:51

5. Titan 03:06

6. Visions 06:46

7. Titan alt 02:59

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Improvised Music
Jazz
Free Improvisation
NY Downtown & Metropolitan Jazz/Improv
Recordings by or featuring Reed & Wind Players
Solo Artist Recordings

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