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    ARC Artists' music is distributed worldwide and available for purchase from all of the major retailers like: Apple's iTunes Store, Amazon, CD Baby and Google among others.

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    Based in the beautiful Kansas City metro city of Leavenworth ("First City of Kansas," founded in 1854.), ARC is a new model business and music brand. ARC is just 20 minutes NW of KC.

  • Downbeat Reviews

    DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE - JANUARY 2014 REVIEW: A four star (****) review by Jon Garelick, Downbeat Magazine, January 2014 Issue: ARC-2505 "The Super Villain Jazz Band" by Dr. Matt White. Congratulations! [CLICK HERE]

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That One (Single)

SHADES OF JADE, That One (2015) - Exciting ensemble of next generation Kansas City artists known for creatively infusing specific elements of jazz, hip hop, pop, and rock into contagious soulfully infectuous musical grooves.

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The Ottawa Sessions

PAGAN BOWMAN STEEVER, The Ottawa Sessions (2015) - "Stellar pianist Dr. Michael Pagán, Grammy award winning bassist Bob Bowman, and prodigious drummer Brian Steever join forces to present an inventive program of straight-ahead originals and classic standards!"

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Kind Folk

RON CARLSON, Kind Folk (2015) - "Kansas City based guitarist Carlson assembles an all star jazz lineup with Grammy winner Bob Bowman, Rob Scheps, Roger Rosenberg, Brian Steever and vocalists Angela Hagenbach, Shay Estes and Kathleen Holeman on an exquisite music program dedicated to the memory of Kenny Wheeler and Charlie Haden.”

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Professional Testimonials to work of ARC Label Operations

Sumi Tonooka, Recording Artist and ARC Co-Founder: “Simply put Chris is one of the most positive and ethical people I have had the pleasure to be associated with, he is also one of the hardest working,and organized people. And to top it off, he is a talented musician and composer, funny , genuine and humble. Chris cares about people and understands the need to serve.” January 7, 2009

Andrew Zender, Editor, K-Stater at K-State Alumni Association: “Chris Burnett is an outstanding musician with a top-notch business mindset through his work with ARC. In today's entertainment industry where musicians and artists must consistently stay current with trends in technology, marketing and distribution tactics, Chris displays a thorough understanding of these developments. His extensive work with ARC illustrates his knowledge, passion and clear vision for how artists, particularly in the genre of jazz, can collaborate through myriad opportunities and platforms to elevate their collective potential for success.” February 22, 2009

Michael Jefry Stevens, Steinway Piano Artist: “Chris Burnett is a highly skilled, dedicated and forward thinking musician and administrator. I released my latest CD "Trading Post" on his record label and have been extremely satisfied with this joint venture. He has an intuitive grasp of the present-day music industry and the ability to realize his vision!” May 28, 2009

Will Matthews, Musician/Guitarist, Count Basie Orchestra: “I have worked with Chris Burnett's Quintet,Quartet, and we have worked in some other groups together, so what I find is that he is extremely professional, reliable and well organized in every situaton. I watched him build ARC from the ground into what it is today and that took some hard work and dedication. If it can be done Chris Burnett can do it and I highly recommend him. Will Matthews” May 25, 2009

Toni Gates, Singer/Songwriter/Concert Producer: “Chris Burnett is extremely intelligent and a unique individual in the music world as he is equally skilled as a player, educator and business manager. He has my highest praise, blessings and recommendation for all future endeavors. I am available to discuss his abilities at greater length with whomever, whenever. Sincerely, Toni Gates www.tonigates.com” May 26, 2009


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Alchemy Sound Project

Artists Recording Collective (ARC) is pleased to welcome the progressive ensemble, Alchemy Sound Project to …

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Dr. Lee Shaw

On behalf of the cofounders of the Artists Recording Collective, it is with much sadness …

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Ron Carlson Debut

Kind Folk is Guitarist Ron Carlson’s ARC Label Debut

Kansas City based guitarist Ron Carlson assembles …

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Festival Sponsorship

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For the second year in …

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New Label Member

ARC welcomes a new label member to our roster … the French label, « La …