Tag: Hilary Burt

1 July 2019

Words…Hilary Burt

    I was born and grew up in Southampton. Musically, life was really busy until 12 years old. I had private piano lessons from the age of 7; school had provided me with free recorder and flute lessons, and they had a wonderful choir and orchestra which I absolutely loved. We rehearsed every week […]

1 December 2018

Hilary Burt Interview

How would you describe the music of ‘Hilary Burt’s Blue Calluna’? My compositions come from a knowledge of jazz and jazz harmony but my writing also has elements of latin, funk and folk. I decided that the most accurate genre is ‘jazz-folk’ but even that doesn’t fit many of my tunes.  I never think about […]

30 September 2018

Hilary Burt’s Blue Calluna  at The Brunswick

Hilary Burt's Blue Calluna  The Brunswick, Hove 9th September, 2018   Occasionally you see something new, not Turner Prize new for the sake of new, but in-the-tradition new. Rhythms and harmonies you know and love; movingly, excitingly new.  People seemed to know something was coming. The Sunday night jazz slot at The Brunswick on September […]

24 November 2014

Hilary Burt Interview

Hilary Burt's album, North Beach, is released this month. It's an eclectic flute-led fusion of jazz, funk, african and latin with some electronica thrown in for good measure! Here she talks about juggling work and music.   How did you start out?     “I come from a musical family – both brothers are guitarists, both […]

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