January 9th, 2014

Denny Burkes, a long time fixture on the Jackson music scene, spent time with the contemporary music students discussing his experiences as a drummer, singer, and performer with numerous bands since 1980’s.  Among others, Burkes was part of Great Big Buildings, The Shines, Superband Wasteband, and The Vamps.  Burkes was also a long time BeBop Record Shop employee and opened his own store, MusiQuarium.  He’s performed with some major artists including Jessie Robinson, Darius Rucker, and Keifer Sutherland.