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Burton, Abraham (<i>born</i> 1971), alto saxophonist, leader

Gary W. Kennedy

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online - The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd edition, issue Published in print January 2002 |
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b New York, 17 March 1971). American alto saxophonist and leader. From 1989 to 1993 he studied with Jackie McLean at the Hartt School (Hartford, Connecticut), where he also had some tuition in jazz from Michael Carvin and performed in a local group, the Collective Expression Band. Around 1991 he joined Art Taylor’s Wailers, and he remained with the band until the drummer’s death early in 1995. During the same period

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