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Bob Burns

cl, as, 1923-2000 CA
Musician of Jazz and Pop
A.k.a. Bob Burns

Alto and Tenor sax player. born in Toronto, Canada in 1923 died in 2000. He came to the UK during World War II with the Canadian Central Air Force Band and gigged with various bands including that of Denis Rose in 1945. He had a brief spell with Ted Heath during 1948-'49 and Jack Parnell in the early 1950s and worked with Parnell's ATV Orchestra for many years. In the 1970s he continued to play regularly in jazz clubs, sometimes with his own small groups and also co-led a quintet with Kathy Stobart. In the late 1980s he returned to Canada. He recorded in the late 1940s with the Ralph Sharon Bobtet and the Ted Heath Orchestra and in the mid 1950s with groups led by George Chisholm, Kenny Baker, Jack Parnell and Tony Crombie. FOR THE CANADIAN PRODUCER, USE Bob Burns (13).

        
Instruments
  • Clarinet
  • Alto sax
  • Tenor sax
  • Saxophone
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Come On Baby 2004 - Original Mix on A Decade Of Riot! by Ed Real
Skydrift on Dunn, D.: Music, Language and Environment by David Dunn
C'mon Baby 2004 - Andy Farley Remix on Riot Remixes, Vol. 1 by Various Artists
In the Sticks on Self Titled by Bob Burns
The Moment of Truth on Self Titled by Bob Burns
Erase Your Face on Self Titled by Bob Burns
Back To Me on Self Titled by Bob Burns
Glendora on Self Titled by Bob Burns
Break A Sweat on Self Titled by Bob Burns
My New Home on Self Titled by Bob Burns

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Band Members
Discography
Title Artist Year Type
The Alan Clare Trio With Bob BurnsAlan Clare Trio With Bob BurnsSingle
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