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Abner Burnett

Rank #6 US Mc Allen, TX Singer Songwriter


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Sounds Like: Randy Newman, John Hiatt, Fred Neil, Dr. John, Mose Allison

Label: Worpt Productions

Manager: Worpt Productions


Composer/performer: Honorable Mention in World Music, Session I, 2007 John Lennon Songwriting Contest; Work compared to John Hiatt, Randy Newman, Fred Neil, and Steve Reich; Styles range from Folk & Americana to Jazz and Electronica. Lyrics go from bawdy and... See Full Bio

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I just posted a new blog entry, "The Principal of Uncertainty"


“How country is Abner Burnett? . . . you'd think this was a classical album . . . then you come to gentle acoustic songs . . . sprightly blues . . . late night jazz . . . rugged soul . . . bound together by the quality of Burnett's writing --- intelligent without being self-consciously clever . . .”
— Country Music People
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The Principal of Uncertainty
Aug 24, 2012
I just finished reading an article in the New Yorker about Bruce Springsteen. It... [more]
Music Jumps Up Everywhere -...
Apr 24, 2012
When I was a little kid, from about five to eight or nine, my folks had a Hi Fi ... [more]
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  • 2012

    Nov 3

    Austin, TEXAS, US | 7:00pm
    Teatro Luis in Jennifer's ...
    Austin, TEXAS, US
    Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:00pm


    Home of Fred and Jennifer Myers One block west of N. Lamar at 31st St., Across the street from St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, K-6 Parking on West 32nd Street & around Bailey Park We’ll have lite snacks and water. You’re welcome to BYOB. Dress comfortable and casual for outdoor fun!

  • 2012

    Aug 10

    Mission, TX, US | 8:00pm

    Mission, TX, US
    Fri Aug 10, 2012 8:00pm


    ONE SET: solo gig, singing and accompanying myself with guitar, piano, or banjo. There might be some harmonica playing. I have moved some likely repertoire to the top of my ReverbNation Songlist. There will be a following act at 9:00PM.

  • 2012

    Jul 6

    McAllen, TEXAS, US | 8:00pm
    McAllen, TEXAS, US
    Fri Jul 06, 2012 8:00pm


    Blues, Classic R&B, Jazz, and Standards ~ Elegant atmosphere for fine dining and music at a volume suitable for listening and conversation. Easy parking

  • 2012

    Jun 15

    McAllen, TEXAS, US | 8:00pm
    Sahadi Specialty Foods
    McAllen, TEXAS, US
    Fri Jun 15, 2012 8:00pm


    Blues, Classic R&B, Jazz, and Standards ~ Elegant atmosphere for fine dining and music at a volume suitable for listening and conversation.

  • 2012

    May 25

    McAllen, TX, US | 8:00pm
    McAllen, TX, US
    Fri May 25, 2012 8:00pm


    Blues, Jazz, and Standards played by the Abner Burnett Trio at a volume suitable for fine dining and conversation.

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  • Laura Taylor Whitfield (Artist) Laura Taylor Whitfield
    Abner lovin' A Spirited Waltz!..great lyric, love your voice and delivery! Laura
  • Richard Flinders (Artist) Richard Flinders
    Now this music reminds me of playing southern Texas clubs many many years ago. Love this kinda stuff.
  • Mydogisdead (Artist) Mydogisdead
    great feel good songs lovely vocals excellent vibes from this nice Artist
  • Daniel Johnny Johnson, Jr. (Artist) Daniel Johnny Johnson...
    You ar e a excellent composer and superb performer
  • Caroline Moore Music (Artist) Caroline Moore Music
    " A Spirited Waltz" Enjoying a morning listen! I hear why you have won awards and are being compared to some of the greatest musicians.....love your melodies and lyrics. V...
  • Rising Waters (Artist) Rising Waters
    Quite the song writer man. Pat Garrett's Lament is awesome. RS of RW
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