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musician , Publishing executive

James Clifford Van Buren, musician, publishing executive. Member Rocky Mountain Music Association, Denver Musicians Association, American Federation Jazz Societies, National Association Indiana Record Distributors and Manufacturers, National Academy Jazz.

Background

Buren, James Clifford Van was born on March 19, 1935 in Arrow Rock, Missouri, United States. Son of William Huston Van Buren and Thelma Lucinda (Huff) Conway.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Hutchinson, Kansas.

Career

Singer, pianist, Blues Kings, Hutchinson, 1958-1960; singer, pianist, Anchorage, 1960-1962; singer, drummer, JLL Trio, Fairbanks, Alaska., 1962-1965; singer, drummer, various bands, Wichita, Kansas, 1966-1973; singer, drummer, James Van Buren & The Group, Wichita, Kansas, 1973-1975; singer, drummer, Denver, 1975-1980; singer, James Van Buren & The Group, Denver, since 1980; president, Van Buren Records and Tapes, Denver, since 1985; president, Van Buren Public, Denver, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Singer, songwriter: (albums) We Will Be Together Again, 1986, It's All Over, 1986, I Ain't Doing Too Bad, 1988, Hurry Up & Slow Down, 1991, Live at Littleton Town Hall, 1993, James Van Buren Meets Teddy Edwards, 1996.

Membership

Member Rocky Mountain Music Association, Denver Musicians Association, American Federation Jazz Societies, National Association Indiana Record Distributors and Manufacturers, National Academy Jazz.

Connections

Married Helen Margo Fuller, May 27, 1954 (separated 1973). Children: James M., Robert C., William C., Valerie J., Marsha H., Eric S.

father:
William Huston Van Buren Conway

mother:
Thelma Lucinda (Huff) Conway

spouse:
Helen Margo Fuller

children:
Eric S. Buren

James M. Buren

Robert C. Buren

William C. Buren

Marsha H. Buren

Valerie J. Buren