(Photo by Peter Gannushkin

Highlights of Forthcoming and Recent Events:
For updates on concert listings of Burton Greene and Klez-Edge please check Burton's facebook page:

Hi Folks,

Just to give you an update on concerts scheduled in America/Amorica in April. (I'm glad that people often under dire straits with this unbelievable current political regime and atmosphere, are waking up and doing what they can to support contemporary arts and culture once again, instead of the glut of materialism that plagues much or our poor, beleaguered home--Planet Earth!) You're welcome to attend any of the concert events below if you are in any of these places!

April 2, 2018 My quartet with Reut Regev--Trombone, Adam Lane--Bass, Igal Foni--Drums We're at Scholes Street Studio,
375 Lorimer St., Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 8:30 PM gig
(Nice studio space with a nice grand piano!)

April 5 Patty Waters Quartet gig at First Unitarian Congregational Society, 19-121 Pierrepont St.
Brooklyn New York 1121 8:20 PM gig. With Patty Waters--Vocals, Mario Pavone--Bass, Barry Altschul--Drums, myself on
piano. Patty and I have played together since her now legendary recording for ESP Records in 1965. (Check out the track
"Black is the Color.." ; It has gone viral with renewed and great interest in Patty's work the past few years.. 35000 hits now on youtube!)

April 6 Solo Piano: Mexicains Sans Frontieres, 120 S. Division Ave. #226 Grand Rapids, Michigan 8 PM

April 7 Solo Piano: The Credit Union, 405 E. Broadway, Muskegon Hts. Michigan 8 PM

April 9 Patty Waters Quartet at MECA, 1900 Kane St., Houston Texas 8 PM (Same band as at the Blank Forms gig on April 5!)

April 10 Solo PIano: Elastic Arts, 3429 W Diversey Ave #208, Chicago, Illinois 60647 8 PM

Y'all Welcome..! Come down if you're around!

October 6, 2017 Master class at New England Conservatory, Pierce Hall, 241 St. Botolph St. Boston, MA

                7 Trio concert with Damon Smith - bass, Bob Moses - drums Lily Pad 1353 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 8 PM

                8 Solo Piano on the October Revolution Festival Christ Church Sanctuary, N. 2nd St. and Market St. Philadelphia PA 6 PM

             12 Trio concert L'OFF Festival de Jazz Montreal Canada with Éric Normand - Bass, Isaiah Ceccarelli - drums

            14   (Same Trio as Oct.12 concert)  Gallery 345,  345 Sorauren Ave. Toronto Canada   8 PM

             15   (SameTrio)  St. David's Church, 1544 Grafton St, Halifax, Nova Scotia  tel. +1 902-423-1944

             20   Solo Piano  The Antidote Festival #3,  1919 Commonwealth Ave.  Charlotte, NC   10:30 PM

             21   Solo Piano  Nashville TN   (For info contact Chris Davis: ) 

             22   Solo Piano   Barking Legs Theater,  1307 Dodds Ave, Chattanooga, TN   7:30 PM 

             23   Trio with Elliot Levin - saxophones,  Scott Verrastro - drums   Rotunda, 4014 Walnut St.  Philadelphia PA  8:30 PM 

             28   Quartet with Joe Giardullo - saxophones, Adam Lane - bass, Tani Tabbal - drums  Jazz at Atlas Studios, 11 Spring St., Newburgh NY,  8 PM               

If by chance any of you happen to be in Russia between July 20 and 23, I'll be performing solo piano and trio with saxophonist Anton Ponomarev and bassist Dmitry Lapshin at the Kozlov Club in Moscow, Maroseka str. 9/2. Left Bank pub at 8 PM on the 20th, on the 22nd, solo in St. Petersburg on the Pro To Art Improvisation Festival: St. Isaac's Square 1, and on the 23rd a big band collaboration performance in St. Petersburg at Museum of Sound, Ligovsky Ave. 53. Featured also with the big band will be Famoudou Don Moye on drums of AACM fame.

Klezmokum (Klez-Edge) "Evergreens Extended" Tour 2015-2016:

See Klezmokum: About Klezmokum

Just out-- New Klez-Edge CD "The Struggle Can be Enobling"

See Klez-Edge under Klezmokum

CD Release: Space Is Still The Place:
Silke Röllig (vocals), Burton Greene (piano)
This new CD documents the extensive composing and performing work Syl (Silke) and I have done together over the past 11 years. Our music has appeared with different ensembles on 5 different record labels. Here we are for the first time in the intimacy of our duo!
July 2015 Release on the Improvising Beings label (Paris).. (See Discography)

2 CD's Release:  "Free Form Improvisation Ensemble 2013" on the Improvising Beings label (2015). 
Paris Concert with Alan Silva, Chris Henderson, and Abdelhaď Bennani.  See Discography

Recent release: "Open Field + Burton Greene  Flower Stalk". The Open Field String Trio is a group of young adept Portugese improvising musicians.  We toured together in 2011 and 2012 and recorded in Lisbon.  The music defies categories!  See Discography

An extensive interview about Burton's life and music in the January Issue of Jazz Inside Magazine. You can access it online at Click on Download PDF. The interview starts on page. 42.

Recent CD Release:
"A 39 Year Reunion Celebration" A fine duo recording: Burton with legendary drummer Laurence Cook on the Studio 234 label.
See Discography