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Jazz Band and CSM’s Solid Brass Big Band Jazz Ensemble with Burlin as the special guest artist.
Burlin attended St. Mary’s College of Maryland and North Texas State University. He directed the saxophone and clarinet quartets and taught jazz improvisation and saxophone at McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College) in Westminster. He opened for Miles Davis at the Eubie Blake Jazz Festival with the Gary Thomas Quintet and was a featured soloist with Electra recording artist Danny Gatton from 1987-1989. In 1988, Burlin’s quintet, The Shape of Things, recorded a CD of all Burlin originals titled “Urban Undertow.”
Burlin has served as first tenor saxophone in the U.S. Navy Band Commodores for the past 25 years and has performed with jazz artists such as Chris Potter, Jerry Bergonzi, Bob Mintzer, Stanley Turrentine, Seamus Blake and Branford Marsalis.
For information, go to www.csmd.edu/Arts. For tickets, email bxoffc@ csmd.edu or call 301-9347828.