Aaron Benson

Hawkesburn Court, Warragul VIC 3820, Australia
PO Box 1016 Hawkesburn Vic 3142 Australia
Post as a guest by filling out the fields below or if you already have an account.
Name*
E-mail*
Website
Message*
Rating
Featured/Unfeatured
Claimed/Unclaimed
Hawkesburn Court, Warragul VIC 3820, Australia 0 mi

Aaron Benson is fastly getting major recognition in the U.S, Europe and Japan for his C.D After The Rush distributed through http://www.newmarketmusic.com The C.D has received glowing reviews and acclaim for Aaron’s original tunes and very carefully selected covers. Very much a stylist with many influences including Jazz, Soul, Latin, R’n’B, Blues and Acid Jazz his playing sparkles with a pristine not overly effected guitar sound which is full of tantalizing melodies and expressive grooves. A complete bio and reviews can be found along with soundbites at the official website http://www.aaron-benson.com

starlightdj2.jpg
4 Possum Place, Pakenham, Victoria, 3810, Australia 26.99 mi
0 4318411510 431841151
6 Kramer Drive, Berwick VIC 3806, Australia 33.59 mi
+61 (0)3 9707 3717+61 (0)3 9707 3717
53 Elstar Road, Narre Warren VIC 3805, Australia 36.77 mi
408591023408591023
318 Hammond Rd, Dandenong, Victoria, Australia 41.27 mi
03 9706 535903 9706 5359
Wantirna VIC 3152, Australia 43.14 mi
+613 9800 5535+613 9800 5535
EQ
48 Hume Street, Ringwood East VIC 3135, Australia 43.41 mi
0432 534 4840432 534 484
48 Hume Street, Ringwood East VIC 3135, Australia 43.41 mi
0432 534 4840432 534 484
Gippsland, Victoria, Australia 44.01 mi

Burrows was born in Sydney in 1937, a visiting flute virtuoso and teacher, Victor McMahon, played and inspired Burrows to take up the flute.  By 1942 Burrows had taken up clarinet. He became well known in Sydney jazz circles and was playing in dance halls, nightclubs and radio bands.

During the 1960s and 1970s, Burrows was one of the best-known jazz musician in Australia and had many engagements in Australia and the United States.

In 1973 Burrows received the first gold record for an Australian jazz musician for his record Just the Beginning, started the first jazz studies program in the southern hemisphere, at the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music (under the direction of Rex Hobcroft) and was awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE). In 1979 he was appointed Chair of Jazz Studies at the Sydney Conservatorium.

Burrows hosted the nationally televised show The Don Burrows Collection for six years. He has an extensive recording career in his own right with his groups and has performed on many more albums with other artists.

In the 1980s, Burrows was associated closely with the then young James Morrison.

Awards
Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE), 1973
Officer of the Order of Australia (AO), 1987[8]
Life member of the New South Wales Conservatorium of Music, 1988
Inducted into the ARIA Music Awards Hall of Fame, 1991
Named one of the Australian Living Treasures, 1989, 1999
Sir Bernard Heinze Award, for his service to Australia, 2000
Honorary Doctorate in Music, Sydney University, 2000
Honorary Doctorate in Music, Edith Cowan University, Perth, 2001
Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music, Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) Awards of 2004
Honorary Doctorate in Education, Central Queensland University, 2004
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977)
Inducted into the Australian jazz Bell Awards Hall of Fame, 2007

11 Hygeia Parade, Ringwood North VIC 3134, Australia 45.84 mi
418392003418392003
7 Bentley Court, Warranwood VIC 3134, Australia 46.03 mi
418392003418392003
121.jpg
452 Mitcham Road, Mitcham, Victoria, Australia 46.64 mi
03 9873 552603 9873 5526
5A Gladstone Avenue, Aspendale VIC 3195, Australia 46.89 mi
03 9580 351503 9580 3515
McDonald Street, Mordialloc VIC 3195, Australia 47.41 mi
03 9580 351503 9580 3515
Mordialloc VIC, Australia 47.74 mi
03 9580 351503 9580 3515
1/64 Therese Avenue, Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia 47.96 mi
401281874401281874
1/64 Therese Avenue, Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia 47.96 mi
0401 2818740401 281874
2/5 Bales Street, Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia 48.29 mi
03 9807 147303 9807 1473
2/5 Bales Street, Mount Waverley VIC 3149, Australia 48.29 mi
0488 218 1850488 218 185
Parkdale VIC, Australia 48.47 mi
03 9580 290603 9580 2906
Showing 1 - 20 of 23 results