Sandy Burnett, Conductor, Bass player & Broadcaster

Profile by Bridget Osborne

June 2018

Image above: Sandy Burnett

Mixing classical music and jazz

Sandy Burnett is a conductor, bassist, broadcaster, author and lecturer with a passion for communicating music.

A specialist in Bach and and a former BBC Radio 3 presenter, he is also passionate about Jazz and has put the two together, improvising on Baroque and Renaissance themes with fellow musicians David Gordon and Tom Hooper.

He teaches music and also performs Jazz with the Greg Davis trio as part of the weekly programme of live music for Jazz at George IV.

A regular performer also at the annual Bedford Park Festival, Sandy Burnett talks to The Chiswick Calendar editor Bridget Osborne, before performing Tenor Madness – Bach Motets, Jazz Reflections II at the 2018 festival.

Read profiles of other Bedford Park Festival performers living in Chiswick – Milly Forrest & David Juritz

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See also: Bedford Park Festival

See also: Jazz at George IV

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