Hunter Burgamy is a 23 year old guitarist, bassist, and tenor banjoist from New Orleans, Louisiana. Deeply rooted in his native towns' traditions of blues, funk, and jazz, he aims to transcend genre through his musicianship by his interest in these roots, as well as contemporary and classical musics, and world folk musics, a passion of his.
He is a graduate of the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, with a background in classical and jazz theory and over a decades years experience in performance.
His music has taken him to perform throughout the major music and festival scene of New Orleans and New England, as well as cities throughout Cuba, Brasil, Iceland, Mexico, Canada, Spain, France, Japan, and others. Hunter has worked at New Orleans' legendary Preservation Hall and is a graduate of Berklee College of Music c/o 2018.
Select Festival Performances:
Havana JoJazz Festival 2012
Yokohama Jazz Promenade 2012
Reykjavik Blues Festival 2016, 2017
Gray Fox Bluegrass Festival 2017
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2018
Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival 2018
Select Performances with:
Ani DiFranco, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Molsky, David Murray, Fred Wesley, Harry Shearer, Jim James, Old Crow Medicine Show, Michael Cerveris, Paul Sanchez Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Steve Earle
Teachers and Influencers
Bobby Stanton, Bruce Molsky, Christian Scott, Curt Shumate, Dan Levinson, Dave Fiuczynski, Don Vappie, Donald Harrison Jr, Lenny Stallworth, Paul Rishell, Paula Cole, Peter Bernstein, Peter Eldridge, Sheryl Bailey, Tony Trischka, Woody Mann
Arsenio Rodriguez, Avalon Jazz Band, Bob Dylan, Chet Baker Dave Van Ronk, Dawes, Django Reinhardt, Ernesto Lecuona, Jim Campilongo, Joe Jackson, John Hartford, John Prine, Julian Lage, Lake Street Dive, Les Paul, Louis Armstrong, Nick Lucas, Old Crow Medicine Show, Pixinguinha, Tiny Tim, Tom Waits, Vince Giordano