Meet Gregory Burrus- one of the many reasons South Orange was nominated for Jersey Arts People’s Choice Best Downtown Arts District

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Originally posted by South Orange Village Center Alliance January 28 at 6:39 AM


Meet Gregory Burrus– one of the many reasons South Orange was nominated for Jersey Arts People’s Choice Best Downtown Arts District- cast your vote at  www.JerseyArts.com/vote 

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Gregory Burrus, former roles as a Business Process Consultant and Telecommunications Director consisted of traveling worldwide, being involved in numerous meetings and presentations while solving many last-minute computer and business process solutions. Managing multiple projects while traveling under pressure prepared Gregory well for his transition to handling the complexities associated with the handling of multiple live music events.  

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Gregory Burrus sits on a number of local boards, committees and currently serves as a Maplewood Community Music Board Member, Maplewood Civics‘ 4th of July Live Music Coordinator and was North Jersey Blues Alliance VP. He curates Newark’s Rutgers’ Jazz973 at Clements Live Music Series and for his efforts was selected as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) March 2018 Community Champion. Gregory also sits on Stevenson Moses Boxing for Life Advisory Council and the John Jay College Myrna Bain Scholarship Fundraiser Advisory Team. Greg is also the Orange NJ ValleyArts Music Program Coordinator.  

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Here, Gregory Burrus is our local live music ambassador and community partner that curates, manages, promotes and documents our South Orange Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts, the South Orange 24 Hours of Music Festival, the South Orange Farmers Market Jazz Jam including curating performers for the SOPAC South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) Playing Around South Orange Pianos Project along with booking bands at many other local venues.  

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Published by Gregory Burrus

Gregory Burrus, Photojournalist, Live Music Ambassador, Arts and Entertainment Writer, Blogger, Business Reviewer, and Community Events Reporter. Gregory Burrus is a supporter of local businesses and community events with a passion for jazz and blues but loves all genres of music who secures and provides opportunities for musicians to perform all over Northern New Jersey and New York City. Gregory Burrus documents events at Newark Rutgers Institute of Jazz Studies Newark’s - Clements Place Jazz, the biweekly Jazz973 Series and is the local resident photographer of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center - NJPAC Jazz Jams. Gregory reports on the South Orange NJ Downtown After Sundown Live Music Concerts, South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) Playing Pianos Around South Orange, NJ and is the founder, curator of South Orange 24 Hours of Music Jamboree and the South Orange Farmers Market Jazz Jams. Gregory Burrus reviews the Jazzy Nights Live Music program, the Maplewood Community Music Concert and Big Band program along with booking, promoting and curating many other live music events around the greater New York, New Jersey area. Gregory is an avid photographer, videographer, promotes arts and entertainment events through social media marketing, writing articles, blogging and photojournalism as a South Orange NJ Patch Journalist. You can also find published content on Jersey Indie, Medium and a few other sites. Having fun, living life, while helping others.

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