Jared B. Burrows
Guitarist and composer, Jared Burrows, is a relentlessly creative instigator and organizer on the Vancouver scene. He leads his own trio and quartet, co-leads the East Van Jazz Orchestra and performs with Koan, Colin MacDonald Pocket Orchestra, Curtis Andrews Offering, and various ad-hoc free-improv groups. He holds a M.Mus from the University of Oregon and a Ph.D. in Arts Education from Simon Fraser University. He is a Professor of Jazz Studies at Capilano University and also teaches in the Performing Arts Department at Douglas College and School for Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University. He is the artistic director of the South Delta Jazz Workshop and produces several concert series in the Vancouver area.