GARY BURTON

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Gary Burton (born on 23 January 1943 in Anderson, Indiana) is a jazz vibraphone player, known for developing the innovative technique of playing the instrument with four mallets, rather than the usual two.

He studied with Herb Pomeroy at the Berklee College of Music, where he met the composer and arranger Michael Gibbs, with whom he subsequently collaborated frequently.

Burton, who released his debut album in 1961 at the age of 18, spent the early parts of his career playing with George Shearing and then in Stan Getz's piano-less mid-sixties quartet.

In the late sixties, he assembled like-minded players for a series of electric sessions that melded jazz elements with rock and blues. Burton's album Duster (with guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes) is regarded by a minority of jazz critics to be the first jazz-rock fusion album, as it predates Miles Davis' In A Silent
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The Gershwin Moment: Rhapsody in Blue & Concerto in FThe Gershwin Moment: Rhapsody in Blue & Concerto in F
Myrios Classics 2018
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Live At Newport '67 + Something's ComingLive At Newport '67 + Something's Coming
Solar 2017
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Passengers (w/Eberhard Weber)Passengers (w/Eberhard Weber)
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ECM 2001
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Alone at LastAlone at Last
Edge Got530 2011
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Gary Burton - Virtuosi [New CD] Gary Burton - Virtuosi [New CD] USD $11.27 Buy It Now 2h 22m
The Gary Burton Quartet - Country Roads and Other Places (vinyl) The Gary Burton Quartet - Country Roads and Other Places (vinyl) USD $1.00 (0 bids)
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Sealed GARY BURTON & STEPHANE GRAPPELLI Paris Encounter 1972 ATLANTIC JAZZ LP Sealed GARY BURTON & STEPHANE GRAPPELLI Paris Encounter 1972 ATLANTIC JAZZ LP USD $14.99 (0 bids)
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GARY BURTON QUINTET WHIZ KIDS 12 GARY BURTON QUINTET WHIZ KIDS 12" 33rpm LP 1987 JAZZ VG++/NM USD $10.77 Buy It Now 23h
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Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Crystal Silence w/ Artwork MUSIC AUDIO CD ECM 1988 Chick Corea & Gary Burton: Crystal Silence w/ Artwork MUSIC AUDIO CD ECM 1988 USD $4.99 Buy It Now 2 days
GARY BURTON & KEITH JARRETT S/T LP 1971 Atlantic SD-1577 Ex/Ex GARY BURTON & KEITH JARRETT S/T LP 1971 Atlantic SD-1577 Ex/Ex USD $6.99 Buy It Now 2 days
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GARY BURTON QUARTET - LOFTY FAKE ANAGRAM, LSP-3901 RCA GARY BURTON QUARTET - LOFTY FAKE ANAGRAM, LSP-3901 RCA USD $17.00 Buy It Now 2 days
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CHICK COREA GARY BURTON Lyric Suite For Sextet ECM PROMO NM LP 1983 CHICK COREA GARY BURTON Lyric Suite For Sextet ECM PROMO NM LP 1983 USD $15.95 Buy It Now 2 days
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GARY BURTON & CHICK COREA GARY BURTON & CHICK COREA "Crystal Silence" 1972 ECM LP USD $6.99 Buy It Now 2 days
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GARY BURTON- REUNION- PAT METHENY- MITCH FORMAN- WILL LEE- PETER ERSKINE-CD GARY BURTON- REUNION- PAT METHENY- MITCH FORMAN- WILL LEE- PETER ERSKINE-CD USD $0.99 (0 bids)
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Gary Burton Chick Corea Crystal Silence LP ECM 1973 VG+ Gary Burton Chick Corea Crystal Silence LP ECM 1973 VG+ USD $11.95 Buy It Now 2 days
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Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett,  Atlantic US Press 1971 Vinyl LP,  VG+/VG+ Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett, Atlantic US Press 1971 Vinyl LP, VG+/VG+ USD $11.14 Buy It Now 2 days
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GARY BURTON (VIBES) - SEVEN SONGS FOR QUARTET AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA [DIGIPAK] US GARY BURTON (VIBES) - SEVEN SONGS FOR QUARTET AND CHAMBER ORCHESTRA [DIGIPAK] US USD $10.06 Buy It Now 2 days
GARY BURTON - Rarum-selected Recordings - CD Remastered Works1972-1987-ECM Label GARY BURTON - Rarum-selected Recordings - CD Remastered Works1972-1987-ECM Label USD $19.99 Buy It Now 2 days
GARY BURTON & STEVE SWALLOW Hotel Hello 1975 ECM Jazz LP GARY BURTON & STEVE SWALLOW Hotel Hello 1975 ECM Jazz LP USD $5.99 (0 bids)
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THE GARY BURTON QUINTET - RING - LP EX/MINT/ECM 1051/A1-B1/1974 GERMANY THE GARY BURTON QUINTET - RING - LP EX/MINT/ECM 1051/A1-B1/1974 GERMANY USD $26.19 Buy It Now 3 days
CHICK COREA & GARY BURTON - 2xLP EX/MINT/ECM 1182/83/1980 GERMANY CHICK COREA & GARY BURTON - 2xLP EX/MINT/ECM 1182/83/1980 GERMANY USD $26.19 Buy It Now 3 days
GARY BURTON & CHICK COREA   -   DUET   1979   ORIG. GERMAN  ISSUE  STEREO  - GARY BURTON & CHICK COREA - DUET 1979 ORIG. GERMAN ISSUE STEREO - USD $23.57 (0 bids)
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Gary Burton - Next Generation [New CD] Gary Burton - Next Generation [New CD] USD $12.80 Buy It Now 3 days
GARY BURTON - TIMES SQUARE - ECM RECORDS-1-1111 - NEW - MINT GARY BURTON - TIMES SQUARE - ECM RECORDS-1-1111 - NEW - MINT USD $25.00 Buy It Now 3 days
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GARY BURTON & KEITH JARRETT / THROB  - 2ON1 CD ALBUM 1994 RHINO ATLANTIC JAZZ GARY BURTON & KEITH JARRETT / THROB - 2ON1 CD ALBUM 1994 RHINO ATLANTIC JAZZ USD $4.99 Buy It Now 3 days
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Next Generation by Gary Burton (Vibraphone) (CD, Apr-2005, Concord) jazz Next Generation by Gary Burton (Vibraphone) (CD, Apr-2005, Concord) jazz USD $5.99 (0 bids)
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GARY BURTON Discography

GARY BURTON albums / top albums

GARY BURTON New Vibe Man in Town album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
New Vibe Man in Town
Post Bop 1962
GARY BURTON Who Is Gary Burton? album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Who Is Gary Burton?
Post Bop 1963
GARY BURTON Something's Coming album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Something's Coming
Post Bop 1964
GARY BURTON The Groovy Sound of Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Groovy Sound of Music
Post Bop 1965
GARY BURTON The Time Machine album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Time Machine
Post Bop 1966
GARY BURTON Duster album cover 3.95 | 2 ratings
Duster
Post Bop 1967
GARY BURTON Lofty Fake Anagram album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Lofty Fake Anagram
Post Bop 1967
GARY BURTON Tennessee Firebird album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tennessee Firebird
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1967
GARY BURTON A Genuine Tong Funeral album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
A Genuine Tong Funeral
Avant-Garde Jazz 1968
GARY BURTON Country Roads & Other Places album cover 4.50 | 1 ratings
Country Roads & Other Places
Post Bop 1969
GARY BURTON Throb album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Throb
Post Bop 1969
GARY BURTON Good Vibes album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Good Vibes
Post Bop 1970
GARY BURTON Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett
Post Bop 1971
GARY BURTON Gary Burton & Stéphane Grappelli: Paris Encounter album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Gary Burton & Stéphane Grappelli: Paris Encounter
Post Bop 1972
GARY BURTON Gary Burton / Chick Corea ‎: Crystal Silence album cover 4.87 | 6 ratings
Gary Burton / Chick Corea ‎: Crystal Silence
Post Bop 1973
GARY BURTON The New Quartet album cover 4.38 | 4 ratings
The New Quartet
Post Bop 1973
GARY BURTON Ring (with Eberhard Weber) album cover 3.80 | 5 ratings
Ring (with Eberhard Weber)
Post Bop 1974
GARY BURTON Seven Songs for Quartet and Chamber Orchestra album cover 3.50 | 3 ratings
Seven Songs for Quartet and Chamber Orchestra
Post Bop 1974
GARY BURTON Hotel Hello album cover 3.88 | 4 ratings
Hotel Hello
Post Bop 1975
GARY BURTON Dreams So Real album cover 3.90 | 5 ratings
Dreams So Real
Post Bop 1976
GARY BURTON Passengers (with Eberhard Weber) album cover 4.50 | 5 ratings
Passengers (with Eberhard Weber)
Hard Bop 1977
GARY BURTON Times Square album cover 4.25 | 2 ratings
Times Square
Post Bop 1978
GARY BURTON Easy as Pie album cover 2.75 | 2 ratings
Easy as Pie
Post Bop 1980
GARY BURTON Picture This album cover 4.00 | 2 ratings
Picture This
Post Bop 1982
GARY BURTON Real Life Hits album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Real Life Hits
Post Bop 1985
GARY BURTON Gary Burton And The Berklee All-Stars : World Class Music album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Burton And The Berklee All-Stars : World Class Music
Post Bop 1986
GARY BURTON Whiz Kids album cover 4.00 | 3 ratings
Whiz Kids
Post Bop 1987
GARY BURTON Times Like These album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Times Like These
Post Bop 1988
GARY BURTON Right Time, Right Place (with Paul Bley) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Right Time, Right Place (with Paul Bley)
Post Bop 1990
GARY BURTON Reunion (with Pat Metheny/Mitch Forman/Will Lee/Peter Erskine) album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Reunion (with Pat Metheny/Mitch Forman/Will Lee/Peter Erskine)
Post Bop 1990
GARY BURTON Cool Nights album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cool Nights
Post Bop 1991
GARY BURTON Six Pack album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Six Pack
Post Bop 1992
GARY BURTON It's Another Day album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's Another Day
Post Bop 1994
GARY BURTON Face To Face  (with Makoto Ozone) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Face To Face (with Makoto Ozone)
Post Bop 1995
GARY BURTON Departure album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Departure
Post Bop 1997
GARY BURTON Like Minds album cover 4.50 | 6 ratings
Like Minds
Post Bop 1998
GARY BURTON Astor Piazzolla Reunion: A Tango Excursion album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Astor Piazzolla Reunion: A Tango Excursion
Post Bop 1998
GARY BURTON Libertango: The Music of Astor Piazzolla album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Libertango: The Music of Astor Piazzolla
Latin Jazz 2000
GARY BURTON For Hamp, Red, Bags, and Cal album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
For Hamp, Red, Bags, and Cal
Post Bop 2001
GARY BURTON Virtuosi (with Makoto Ozone) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Virtuosi (with Makoto Ozone)
Post Bop 2002
GARY BURTON Generations album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Generations
Post Bop 2004
GARY BURTON Next Generation album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Next Generation
Post Bop 2005
GARY BURTON Guided Tour album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Guided Tour
Post Bop 2013
GARY BURTON Nearly Invisible album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Nearly Invisible
Post Bop 2015

GARY BURTON EPs & splits

GARY BURTON Gary Burton / Sonny Rollins / Clark Terry : 3 In Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Burton / Sonny Rollins / Clark Terry : 3 In Jazz
Post Bop 1963

GARY BURTON live albums

GARY BURTON In Concert album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Concert
Post Bop 1968
GARY BURTON Alone at Last album cover 3.75 | 2 ratings
Alone at Last
Post Bop 1971
GARY BURTON Live in Tokyo album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Tokyo
Post Bop 1971
GARY BURTON Very Touchy (aka Green Apple) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Very Touchy (aka Green Apple)
Post Bop 1977
GARY BURTON Duet (with Chick Corea) album cover 3.90 | 5 ratings
Duet (with Chick Corea)
Post Bop 1979
GARY BURTON Live in Cannes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Live in Cannes
Post Bop 1981
GARY BURTON No More Blues (with Hum Trio) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
No More Blues (with Hum Trio)
Post Bop 2000
GARY BURTON Quartet Live album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Quartet Live
Post Bop 2009
GARY BURTON Common Ground album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Common Ground
Post Bop 2011
GARY BURTON Live In Olympia,Washington 1976 album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Live In Olympia,Washington 1976
Fusion 2017

GARY BURTON demos, promos, fans club and other releases (no bootlegs)

GARY BURTON re-issues & compilations

GARY BURTON Gary Burton/Larry Coryell : The Best Of Gary Burton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Burton/Larry Coryell : The Best Of Gary Burton
Post Bop 1967
GARY BURTON Norwegian Wood album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Norwegian Wood
Post Bop 1973
GARY BURTON Turn Of The Century album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Turn Of The Century
Post Bop 1973
GARY BURTON The Vibe Man Gary Burton album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Vibe Man Gary Burton
Post Bop 1980
GARY BURTON Works album cover 5.00 | 1 ratings
Works
Post Bop 1984
GARY BURTON Artist's Choice album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Artist's Choice
Post Bop 1990
GARY BURTON Gary Burton: Throb (with Keith Jarrett) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gary Burton: Throb (with Keith Jarrett)
Post Bop 1994
GARY BURTON Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Collection
Post Bop 1996
GARY BURTON Planet Jazz album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Planet Jazz
Post Bop 1999
GARY BURTON Rarum, Volume 4: Selected Recordings album cover 4.00 | 1 ratings
Rarum, Volume 4: Selected Recordings
Post Bop 2002
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Lofty Fake Anagram / A Genuine Tong Funeral
Avant-Garde Jazz 2006
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Crystal Silence The ECM Recordings 1972-79
Post Bop 2009
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Duster / Country Roads & Other Places
Post Bop 2014
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Gary Burton Dave Grusin : Jazz Side Story
Jazz Related Pop/Art Song/Folk 2014
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Conception : Anthology Of Landmark Early Years
Post Bop 2014
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Something’s Coming! / The Groovy Sound Of Music / The Time Machine
Post Bop 2017

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GARY BURTON Gary Burton / Chick Corea ‎: Crystal Silence

Album · 1973 · Post Bop
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VISCERAL PASTORALISM?!?

While earlier albums would go on to be highly acclaimed and sought after (such as Keith Jarrett's Facing You and the first Terje Rypdal album), Crystal Silence is the album that brought ECM Records to the attention of a much wider audience, especially in the USA. It was Gary Burton's first album for the label, and in 45 years since has never been out of print. Bringing together a wide variety of moods and atmospheres, the performances are masterly and the album is to this day a very high point in both performers' discographies. There are no classic standards, and surprisingly for a duo setting, all 9 songs have never sounded better, even though most have appeared in vastly different contexts and arrangements elsewhere.

If you enjoy jazz piano and vibraphone, what's not to like about Crystal Silence? Detractors are quick to point to this album as "Exhibit A" of the much-discussed mythological "ECM sound", or to dismiss it as the direct ancestor of Wyndham Hill pastoralism. In reality, Corea and Burton are exerting far too much energy keeping the music moving (in every sense of the term), so any claims of "haunted melancholy" can't really be taken seriously. "Senor Mouse", soporific? "Falling Grace", otherworldly? Yes, there are slower, quieter tunes, but again, this album is the complete package.

As ECM's first legitimate masterpiece, it's hard to imagine today how this album was first received upon release in 1973. Both players' very distinctive styles are immaculately served by the recording. I'll close by saying that the title track is one of their greatest performances EVER, and that the album cover remains one of ECM's best in a very crowded field.



GARY BURTON Duster

Album · 1967 · Post Bop
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darkprinceofjazz
Many believe this is the beginning of jazz rock, Duster certainly fuses rock and jazz styles, but I must confess I was disappointed at first listen, It doesn't sound all that ground breaking to me, it actually sounds dated a bit to my ears, Just a quartet session, With Burton on Vibes, Larry Coryell on Guitar, Roy Haynes on Drums, and Steve Swallow on Bass, an impeccably played chamber jazz of sorts, Coryell does play in a rock style, but he sure isn't riffing it up like on many of his own early 70's albums, Burton's Vibes are traditional and safe in the jazz zone, I don't feel much of a rock vibe here at all, just a little bit, I was expecting this otherworldly masterpiece of fusion, But in the end, it was just a start I suppose?, The ground breaking wouldn't happen until Miles Davis Got the Electric instrument bug, and Tony Williams Larry Young and John McLaughlin formed Lifetime at about the same time, who were all apart of some of the early Davis experiments.

So, was Duster really the first jazz rock album? well, maybe technically it could be considered that, but it doesn't feel like to me. I think the Coming together of jazz and rock was a spontaneous happening, younger rock and jazz musicians intermingling together, the British Invasion of America and the biggie, Miles Davis was being left behind, his music was considered an antique, a relic of the past, he was also running out of money, and Miles wanted desperately to have the fame of young blacks, I think the popularity of Sly and the Family Stone and Jimi Hendrix had a profound effect on him, Miles was the right guy at the right time to bring these elements together, Miles's greatest attribute may have been allowing these young talents to feel their oats, he did not attempt to stifle their growth, I think it would have been interesting to have heard Burton and Coryell play with Davis. Duster was a nice listen, but not all that memorable.

GARY BURTON A Genuine Tong Funeral

Album · 1968 · Avant-Garde Jazz
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snobb
Gary Burton is widely known as a leading jazz vibraphonist who produces quality melodic and accessible contemporary jazz albums, as well as several duets with Chick Corea. I believe not everyone knows his other face - an experimental jazz musician.

"A Genuine Tong Funeral" is possibly the best illustration of how different Burton's music was forty-something years ago. OK, it was a different time and different world, and grass was greener...

This album is based on Carla Bley's suite "Dark Opera Without Words" (Carla plays piano and organ on Burton's recording as well). Burton's music on here is dark and complex, but also melodic and quite an accessible listening at the same time. "Tong Funeral" features an excellent team of leading jazz artists of the time (Steve Lacy and Gato Barbieri on saxes, Steve Swallow on bass and Larry Coryell on guitar as well as others). Musically this album is an organic mix of avant-garde jazz, experimental jazz orchestral music and early jazz fusion. Burton's vibraphone isn't a very casual instrument, but it fits perfectly to the mix.

A great example of how accessible and pleasant avant-garde jazz can sometimes be.

GARY BURTON Dreams So Real

Album · 1976 · Post Bop
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Slartibartfast
I have a few albums that have Pat Metheny and Gary Burton working together and this is one of the best. Perhaps it is due to the album being made up of only Carla Bley compositions. At the time this was recorded, 1975, Gary had been on the scene for a while and Pat was still an up and comer. I don't want to slight Mick Goodrick's, Steve Swallow's and Bob Moses's contributions to the ensemble, but it was the first two that drew me to this album. Didn't hurt that I first heard it on the radio.

The music ranges from laid back to higher energy stuff, but most of it does have a dreamy quality to it thanks in no small part to Burton's vibes.

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