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As an artist under his own name he’s released albums with Roy C’s Three Gems label and Malaco Records, resulting in the successful project “Funky House Party” featuring the title cut and “Best Time In My Life” He scored the biggest hit of his career thus far in 2010 with 'Too Much Booty Shakin'" on the Aviara Music (CDS Records) label. This was followed up with the hit CD “In The Zone: Southern Soul Style Vol. 1”
------------Early in his development Jonathan landed a gig with The Manhattans. It was during a trip with The Manhattans to Detroit that his work on guitar, bass and keyboards attracted the attention of producer Don Davis (Johnny Taylor, Staple Singers, etc.) who at the time was producing another popular male vocal group, The Dramatics. This work with Don Davis led to other studio assignments with such stand out acts as Regina Belle, Bill Pinkney and The Drifters, George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic, The Chairmen of the Board, and Larry Blackmon’s Cameo. Burton and Davis also produced the motion picture soundtrack to the movie “Electric Boogaloo”, released by Polygram and Tri Star Pictures.- In the studios around Detroit, his name and fame spread like wildfire and he became one of the most sought after talents in the area. Now living in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jonathan Burton is still one of the most in demand session musicians in the nation. His passionate guitar, bass, keyboard and vocal work have been signatures on many recording sessions from New York to Atlanta -Introduced by Keisa, also an artist on the Juana label, who was awestruck by the talents of Burton, whom she had met in the Carolinas. ---Burton has been anxious to develop a project that would allow him to really explore his many gifts as a writer, instrument artist, vocalist and producer –
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