Composer/Bassist Daren Burns

Daren Burns


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Daren Burns is a composer and bassist from Los Angeles, California, and is currently residing in Beijing, China where he teaches music.An adventurous player, Daren has had an extensive career playing with many notable musicians such as: Mike Vax, Jack Petersen, Vinny Golia, Wadada Leo Smith, Spencer Day, John “Drumbo” French, Mike Keneally, and many others.

Daren has released his own recordings featuring Wadada Leo Smith (Fear is Not the Natural State of Civilized People) and Vinny Golia (Anesthesia).His current and eighth recording is entitled “Fragmentation”. It is a double quartet recording produced by Grammy winning engineer Matt Brownlie and features top musicians from Los Angeles California.