Welcome to our family website and the platform for our book of memoirs! We’re Christopher Burnett + Terri Anderson Burnett and we have been a family since March of 1979. We’re both lifelong professional musicians, entrepreneurs, and educators based out of the Kansas City metropolitan area. See BurnettMusic.biz
There is a common saying: “Home is where the heart is.” Over our many decades together as a family we’ve found this saying to be true of each of the homes we’ve made together around the world.
No matter where we are.
Together we are home.
INTRODUCTION: Christopher and Terri (Anderson) Burnett established their branch of The Burnett Family in March of 1979 in Copenhagen, Denmark while serving in Germany with the US military band based at Ansbach then. They are both still active professional musicians, educators, and entrepreneurs based in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
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Welcome to excerpts from our book of memoirs and articles on many topics encountered during our life’s journey together and written over many decades. These blog posts are complete thoughts but are only portions of complete articles and chapters of our book.
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2024 ALBUM Featured artists on this album are Roger Wilder on piano; Gerald Spaits on bass; Morgan Rogers on drums with special musical guests Terri Anderson Burnett and Freda Proctor on flutes; WM Thornton on tenor saxophone; Greg Carroll on vibraphone; Will Matthews on guitar. LINER NOTES are finished for the album we’re recording in December …
Yes, I’m a country boy from Paola, Kansas but my country boy game is now admittedly pretty weak. I left Paola to strike out on my own almost 50 years ago and have subsequently lived in a wide variety of large cities and small towns in the United States and also some countries in Europe …
As both an artist and educator with decades of successful professional experience in both aspects of practicing music as a career, it seems a healthy degree of stoicism is needed to grow into your own creative craftsmanship. The best informed compliment someone can pay an aspiring jazz artist is to say that nobody sounds like …
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