Herman Burney

Herman Burney

Title:
Lecturer
Office:
Phillips Hall B-119
Email:
hburney@gwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Jazz Bass

Professor Burney's playing career has taken him to festivals, concerts, clubs, and media appearances throughout the Americas, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia, and Japan, with colleagues such as the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Charlie Byrd, Bill Charlap, Natalie Cole, and Branford Marsalis, among many others. He has taught at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and performed with the Atlanta, Wilmington, Raleigh, and North Carolina symphony orchestras. He teaches acoustic and electronic bass in jazz styles and serves as the department photographer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Augustine's College, 1985
Master of Science, North Carolina A&T State University, 1987