John Burnett Orchestra – Down For Double [w/ Special Guest Buddy DeFranco]
Delmark DE 596
Compact Disc (2010)
With guest artist Buddy DeFranco. The John Burnett Orchestra specializes in forties style big band swing and jazz charts. John hails from England and attended the Royal Academy of Music, and is currently the morning host of an exciting jazz radio show on WDCB, Public Radio from the College of DuPage, IL. In a review of Burnett’s previous Delmark CD Matthew Allen wrote: “Each of the 16 compositions was performed with the animated charm and confidence of past iconic jazz orchestras and yet they all have a new shine on them.” –Elmore Also available: West of State Street/East of Harlem (Delmark 584).