Class of 1993
A.A.S., Jazz & Commercial Music
Burton Gans graduated from Five Towns College in 1993 with an A.A.S. degree in Jazz & Commercial Music.
Burton reports that he had an amazing time during his college years! Not only did he learn more than he thought possible but he also gained lifelong friends. He has toured all over the U.S. and 21 other countries while sharing the stage with various acts, including Guns N’ Roses, Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, Queensryche, Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Bush, Skunk Anansie, Misfits, Suicidal Tendencies, Faith No More, Foo Fighters, Paradise Lost, Rammstein, Beck, Incubus, Avenged Sevenfold, and Megadeth. Also, he has endorsement arrangements with Music Man, MJ Guitars, Roto Sound Guitar strings, and Martin acoustic guitars.
Over the years, he has recorded music for Atlantic records, Mayhem records, Music for Nations, and now M-Theory Audio. Recently, Burton released an album called Cold World + with his group, Pist On, which gets a lot of radio play. One reviewer said that the album has “. . .enough quality to massively impact on the modern music scene.”