The Critically Acclaimed Album:
Washington Post: George Burton takes audience on wild ride
Zeal NYC: Pianist George Burton Explores Complexity at Dizzy’s
2016 NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll
The Truth Of What I Am > The Narcissist recognized as a “Top Debut”
Nextbop's Favorite Jazz Albums of 2016
The Truth Of What I Am > The Narcissist recognized as a “Top Ten Jazz Albums 2016”
“Burton’s debut…..is an absolute joy to experience. Burton is at his most exciting when he is pushing the boundaries of the already limitless genre of jazz.”
"[Burton's] vision, a smart melodic postbop with strong elements of R&B and hip-hop ... The Truth [Of What I Am] bursts with promise."
Live Concert Review
"This critic has rarely, in 11 years and hundreds of concerts, seen a musician who fed off the energy of the room as voraciously as Burton. On Tuesday night at Blues Alley, he brought his band members in on the feast....The quintet made magic."
Review 2.20.18 at Blues Alley
Review/ Podcast- Newport Jazz Festival Preview
“The pianist finds truth in a world of phoniness.”
“George Burton represents what many of jazz’s most exciting figures hoped the genre would become: precarious, dynamic, revolutionary...unable to be contained. ”
"Burton's album is an absolute joy to experience ... one of the most exciting debuts I have heard in years."
Live Concert Review
"With piano finesse, rollick, impressionism, power and risk taking, George Burton made his rousing Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola debut on Wednesday, February 21....taking delicious melodies for long rides."
Review 2.21.18 Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Rochester City Newspaper
"Pianist George Burton's debut album instantly puts him on the jazz map."
Podcast: Newport Jazz Festival Performance
A Conversation with George Burton Before His Newport Jazz Festival Debut
BEST OF 2016: J Hunter’s Top Jazz Albums
"The depth and soul in The Truth makes your head hurt, because your jaw keeps dropping to the floor on every tune."
Torn Trio at Mezzrow, NYC 2018
Photos GULNARA KHAMATOVA