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Euan Burton Quartet with special guest Walter Smith iii at Edinburgh International Jazz Festival

Walter Smith

 

 

 

Euan Stairs Bass

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Euan will be appearing at Edinburgh International Jazz Festival this Friday the 26th July along with internationally acclaimed saxophonist Walter Smith iii. He’ll also be joined by frequent collaborators Tom Gibbs (Piano), Adam Jackson (Alto Saxophone) and James Maddren (Drums). This concert will present a reworking of the Occurrences suite to include Walter who as well as gaining international acclaim as a leader is also known for his work in the bands of Ambrose Akinmusire, Christian Scott and Christian McBride.

 

Visit the festival site here for more information and to buy tickets.

 


Euan Burton Quartet with special guest, Walter Smith iii

 

Date: Friday 26 July
Time: 20:30
Venue: 3 Bristo Place
Price: £10

 

 

Whirlwind Recordings Festival – October 2013

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WWR-Festival-Pics-300x150Whirlwind Recordings was founded by Michael Janisch in early 2010, and just a little over three years later with a catalog of 25 critically acclaimed releases including Euan Burton’s Occurrences they have decided it was time to throw the first Whirlwind party. What better way than to host a festival, and that’s exactly what they’re going to do on October 10, 11 and 12 this year at one of Europe’s leading cultural landmarks, the Kings Place in London.

Euan will be appearing on October 11 at 8pm as part of the Whirlwind Quartet alongside George Crowley, Tom Gibbs & Dave Hamblett.

Find out more about the festival here and buy tickets here

Here is a little information about the group:

Four of Europe’s guiding lights and in-demand jazz musicians- still in their twenties- come together to perform as the ‘Whirlwind Quartet‘ to showcase music from each of their critically acclaimed WWR albums.  Saxophonist George Crowley’s debut album Paper Universe, pianist Tom Gibbs’ debut Fear of Flying, double bassist Euan Burton’s Occurrences and drummer Dave Hamblett’s debut Light at Night have made a huge impact on the UK scene (gaining a string of accolades in the press) and established each member as a noteworthy bandleader and composer of considerably depth.  This will be their first performance together and each leader will present a selection of tunes from their respective albums.

On Tour This Week in Scotland and Poland

Euan Burton Bass Glasgow

Euan is back on the road this week for a short tour visiting Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland and Nowy Targ and Krakow in Poland. The band features Tom Gibbs on Piano, Alyn Cosker on Drums and Adam Jackson on Alto Saxophone. Check the shows page for details.

As a taster here’s a free live track for you to stream recorded at The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh during last years May Occurrences tour. 

 

17/04/13

EUAN BURTON Quartet

THE JAZZ BAR

EDINBURGH

http://www.thejazzbar.co.uk

TIME: 9:00PM.

ADDRESS: 1A CHAMBERS STREET.

VENUE PHONE: 0131 220 4298.

WITH TOM GIBBS: PIANO,  ALYN COSKER: DRUMS,  ADAM JACKSON: ALTO SAXOPHONE

 

18/04/13

EUAN BURTON QUARTET

GLASGOW ART CLUB

GLASGOW

TIME: 8:00PM

ADDRESS: 185 BATH STREET

WITH TOM GIBBS: PIANO,  ALYN COSKER: DRUMS,  ADAM JACKSON: ALTO SAXOPHONE

 

19/04/13

EUAN BURTON QUARTET

PLAMA CLUB

NOWY TARG

TIME: 8:00PM

ADDRESS: UL.KOŚCIELNA 7 (GALERIA PLAMA PIERWSZE PIĘTRO)

NOWY TARG.

WITH TOM GIBBS: PIANO,  ADAM JACKSON: ALTO SAXOPHONE AND ALYN COSKER: DRUMS

 

20/04/13

EUAN BURTON Quartet

HOTEL NA GRODKU

CRACOW

TIME: 8:00PM

WITH TOM GIBBS: PIANO,  ADAM JACKSON: ALTO SAXOPHONE AND ALYN COSKER: DRUMS

 

21/04/13

EUAN BURTON Quartet

HARRIS PIANO BAR

http://www.harris.krakow.pl

CRACOW

Time: 9:00PM

WITH TOM GIBBS: PIANO,  ADAM JACKSON: ALTO SAXOPHONE AND ALYN COSKER: DRUMS

Tom Gibbs’ Fear of Flying – OUT NOW

Tom Gibbs’ ‘Fear of Flying’ was released on Monday 15th October. It will be available on iTunes and over 50 online retailers, also through the Whirlwind Recordings website.

I am very proud to have played on and produced this album and can’t wait to get out on the road at the end of November to take this music round the country. Tom’s writing and playing is really fantastic and by featuring three fifths of the Occurrences band I almost think of this album as a cousin to Occurrences.

A couple of good reviews have come in already, here is one:   http://lance-bebopspokenhere.blogspot.co.uk/2012/10/cd-review-tom-gibbs-fear-of-flying.html

Here are the ‘Fear of Flying’ Album launch tour dates:

Featuring: Tom Gibbs – Piano, Will Vinson – Saxophones, Euan Burton – Bass, James Maddren, Drums

21/11/12 Glasgow BBC Scotland
Time: 8:00pm.
22/11/12 Aberdeen The Blue Lamp
Time: 8:00pm.
24/11/12 Edinburgh House Concerts at 42
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: £10. Address: 42 Royal Park Terrace. BYOB!!! BUY TICKETS
25/11/12 Newcastle upon Tyne Splinter @ The Bridge Hotel
Time: 8:00pm. Venue phone: 01912326400.
26/11/12 Leeds Sela Bar
Time: 8:00pm.
27/11/12 Cardiff Dempsey’s
Time: 8:00pm.
28/11/12 London 606 Club
Time: 8:00pm. Address: 90 Lots Road, SW10 0QD.
29/11/12 Poole Soundcellar at The Blue Boar
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: 7.50. Address: 29 Market Close, Poole, BH15 1NE.

Euan Burton is a D’Addario Artist.

Euan has become the latest addition to D’Addario’s artist roster

He uses Zyex and Helicore Hybrid brands on Double Bass and Chromes Flat Wound on Electric.

 

http://www.daddariobowed.com/

Paul Booth Quartet – Glasgow – October 24th

Wednesday, 24 October 2012

The Old Hairdresser’s, Upstairs Gallery Room

8:30pm

£10 entry (£5 Students / Musicians)

 

Paul Booth: Tenor Saxophone

Andrew Bain: Drums

Malcolm MacFarlane: Guitar

Euan Burton: Bass

 

Leading UK Tenor Saxophonist Booth brings this quartet to Glasgow as part of a Scottish tour visiting Aberdeen and Edinburgh.

 

Paul is currently in the Steve Winwood band and can also be seen touring with Basia, the BBC Big Band, Michael Janisch Quintet and has performed worldwide with the likes of Carlos Santana, Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, Riverdance, Ingrid Jensen, Matt Bianco, Eddie Henderson, Alex Wilson, Roberto Pla, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Snowboy and Jane Monheit.

 

They will be performing material from his latest album Trilateral, which featured three trio formations, one with Clarence Penn & Matt Brewer recorded in New York, one with Ross Stanley and Andrew Bain and the other with Phil Robson & Adriano Adewale. This latest album offering has been receiving rave reviews and airplay in the UK.

 

News Update

Hi Folks,

A little update with regards as what I’ve been up to.

I’m really excited about the launch of Tom Gibbs new album ‘Fear of Flying’ on Whirlwind Recordings on October 15th. We recorded this album last year and I produced it as well as played on it. It features Will Vinson and James Maddren as well as Tom and I and Tom wrote some really beautiful music for it. There are already some preview clips for it up on it’s Whirlwind page. You can also check out Tom’s site for more details and the November album launch tour dates. I’ll be posting them here too.

I also had the pleasure of producing trumpeter Sean Gibbs new EP ‘Dawn’ with the fantastic engineer/producer Garry Boyle. It was recorded at Castlesound Studio and mixed and mastered at The Depot studios. It feature some great young Scottish talents in Pete Johnstone (piano), Brodie Jarvie (bass) and Stephen Henderson (drums). You can hear and buy the EP over here at Sean’s Bandcamp page. It was supported by Creative Scotland’s CashBack for Creativity Programme.

Also on the studio side of things I also produced, mixed and mastered Michael Fletcher’s due album. It’s due out sometime next year. I’ll let you know when.

A great time was had at the Edinburgh Fringe this year at The Jazz Bar. As well as leading my own group for two nights Tom Gibbs and I did a three night run with genius of the drums Ari Hoenig. It was great to all play together again (Ari played on Tom and I’s co-lead album Forgotten Things). If you haven’t checked out Ari you will be amazed. A truly incredible musician and a joy to play with. We had some fun! Tom made some recordings on his portable recorder so I might be able to share a track or two with you at some point.

That’s as much as I can remember for the moment although there was plenty other things happening. I’m working on some new music at the moment and getting set for a trip to Belgium this weekend to play with Findlay Napier and The Bar Room Mountaineers  and Rachel Hair. There are a few live tracks sitting on some hard drives as well that I’m hoping to get out to you all in one way or another. Keep checking in and I’ll let you all the details.

 

Thanks for reading,

Euan x

Two more great reviews for ‘Occurrences’

Euan collecting his Scottish Jazz Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And the great review keep coming in for ‘Occurrences’ in the wake of his Scottish Jazz Award for emerging artist.

Here’s John Fordham’s review in The Guardian

And a review in idrum magazine.

Euan Wins ‘Emerging Artist / Rising Star’ at Scottish Jazz Awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Euan won the award for ‘Rising Star / Emerging Artist’ in the 2012 Scottish Jazz Awards earlier this month. In a night which celebrated the strength of the Scottish Jazz scene Euan picked up his award from BBC Radio Scotland presenter Stephen Duffy. Other award winners on the night included Tommy Smith, Kurt Elling, Graeme Stephen, NeWt, Julian Arguelles and Martin Taylor MBE amongst others.

The Scottish Jazz Awards is Scotland’s most prestigious annual jazz awards ceremony and its aim is to highlight Scotland’s jazz music, in all its forms, and to create a high profile opportunity which will bring their music and music industry into the spotlight of the media and the public. More information on all the other winners can be found here.

 

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