Jo Burt Black Sabbath, Freddie Mercury, Jason BonhamAs promised, here’s our Q&A with musician Jo Burt. After the introduction two weeks ago we left it open for you to send in your questions. Well, we’re back and Jo has your answers!

With all of Jo’s musical experiences and stories from the road you might want to kick back and put your feet up for this one!

Jo has written, toured, recorded and performed with many artists including Jason Bonham, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, Black Sabbath, Elton John, Bob Geldorf, Roger Taylor, Bryan Adams, The Troggs, Freddie Mercury and many more. From flying across borders and passport controls in private jets, being led by police escorts, performances on navy ships, and having Mick Jagger in the audience while Madonna was the waitress… Jo has a few stories to tell!

Aaron Bethune.

This interview covers:

  • Your thoughts create your future
  • Big fish in a small pond
  • The ability to play many genres of music
  • Agents and managers
  • Session work: credits or payment
  • Trashing hotel rooms
  • The power of live performance and how it affects people
  • Jo’s spinal tap moment with Black Sabbath in Italy

Q&A With Jo Burt

Here is a video of Jo’s band Sector 27 performing at Wembley Stadium

Jo’s performance with Sir Bob Geldorf on Ark Royal

The Jo Burt Experience performing on Jo’s birthday

 

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