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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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  • ABOUT ARC

    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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This Woman

TONI GATES, This Woman (2016) - This new album features seven original compositions and six arrangements all rooted in the female perspective.

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Further Explorations

ALCHEMY SOUND PROJECT, Further Explorations (2016) - The collective, Alchemy Sound Project, is a core quintet of composers and musicians whose compositions, on their debut album, Further Explorations cross over a foundation of chamber music with traditional jazz.

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Echoes of Europe

DINO MASSA KANSAS CITY QUINTET, Echoes of Europe (2017) - Preorders available soon ... Visit link below for more information and details about this exciting international musical collaboration and studio recording project.

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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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New Releases!

Alchemy Sound Project

Announcing the release of jazz composer-performer collective Alchemy Sound Project’s debut recording Further …

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Massa Returns to KC

Maestro Italian jazz pianist and friend, Dino Massa will be visiting us in Kansas City …

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ARC’s Jansen signs ...


Baritone Sax Artist, B.J. Jansen, newly signed with Onpoint Management, appears January 2016 at (JEN) …

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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 …