Jill Burton (born 1952) is an American improviser, extended vocalist, dancer, performance artist and energy worker. Noted as one of the great foundation improvisors of America, she is also known for incorporating spiritual healing with improvised performance. Active in the American improv scene since the early 1970s, she has lived and worked all over the country, including a ten-year stint in the 1980s as part of the downtown East Village experimental arts community, and six years in Sitka, Alaska, where she worked with Tlingit storytellers providing musical accompaniment for their healing stories. Burton is unusual for a musician in that her work is ephemeral, in-the-moment, and therefore recordings of her work are rare. She has collaborated with many notable experimental musicians and dancers, including LaDonna Smith, Davey Williams, Jane Scarpantoni, Judy Dunaway, David First, Rain Worthington, Gino Robair, Jack Wright, and Scott Walton.
- Atria, Travis. "Jill Burton lives on the edge. She is an improvisational performer, regularly taking the stage with no idea of what she will sing, how she will move or where the performance will end up". Gainesville.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
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- "Jill Burton and Wade Matthews at Timucua white house- Sunday, March 3rd". thecm5. 2013-01-05. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
- "Jill Butron makes magic with music and dnace". News.google.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
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- "JILL BURTON + DAVEY WILLIAMS: beautiful shells:". subtropics.org. 2012-08-18. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
- "WGXC Community Radio in Greene & Columbia Counties, NY: 90.7-FM". Wgxc.org. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
- "Jill Burton (voice), Judy Dunaway (balloon) and Jane Scarpantoni (cello)". YouTube. 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
- "Roulette Events | Jill Burton, Edward Rollin". Roulette.org. 1986-03-16. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
- "Video: Jill Burton, Claire Barratt and Gino Robair LIVE at the 2010 Improvisor Festival ~ Frequency". Frequency.com. Retrieved 2013-08-09.
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