Burton Greene

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Birthday
14, 1937
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
14, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

Free jazz artist who became popular in the 1960s and later experimented with the Klezmer medium and avant-garde jazz.

Before Fame

He and Alan Silva founded the Free Form Improvisation Ensemble in 1963.

Trivia

He moved to the Netherlands in 1969, becoming a journeyman performer, traversing Europe, and living on a houseboat.

Family Life

His family recognized his musical prowess and enrolled him as a student of classical music at Chicago's Fine Arts Academy.

Associated With

He performed with Sam Rivers during his early years.