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|Gary Burton chronology|
Throb is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1969 and released on the Atlantic label.
Gary Burton is an American jazz vibraphonist, composer, and educator. Burton developed a pianistic style of four-mallet technique as an alternative to the prevailing two-mallet technique. This approach caused him to be heralded as an innovator, and his sound and technique are widely imitated. He is also known for pioneering fusion jazz and popularizing the duet format in jazz, as well as being a major figure in music education from his 30 years at the Berklee College of Music.
Atlantic Recording Corporation is an American record label founded in October 1947 by Ahmet Ertegün and Herb Abramson. Over its first 20 years of operation, Atlantic earned a reputation as one of the most important American labels, specializing in jazz, R&B, and soul by Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave, Ruth Brown and Otis Redding. Its position was greatly improved by its distribution deal with Stax. In 1967, Atlantic became a wholly owned subsidiary of Warner Bros.-Seven Arts, now the Warner Music Group, and expanded into rock and pop music with releases by Led Zeppelin and Yes.
Originally released on vinyl in 1969, the album was paired with Gary Burton's collaboration album with Keith Jarrett on a commercial CD release before being re-issued in Japan on CD.The Allmusic review by Ron Wynn awarded the album 3 stars, stating, "Burton continued the jazz-cum-rock and country experimentation that marked other LPs like Tennessee Firebird and Duster ".
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Keith Jarrett with Sam Brown, guitar, Steve Swallow, bass, and Bill Goodwin, drums, recorded in 1970 and released on the Atlantic label in 1971. Jarrett also plays saxophone on this recording.
Tennessee Firebird is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1966 and released on the RCA label.
Duster is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton that was recorded in 1967 and released by RCA.
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|
The vibraphone is a musical instrument in the struck idiophone subfamily of the percussion family. It consists of tuned metal bars, and is usually played by holding two or four soft mallets and striking the bars. People who play the vibraphone are called vibraphonists or vibraharpists.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700, in which the strings are struck by hammers. It is played using a keyboard, which is a row of keys that the performer presses down or strikes with the fingers and thumbs of both hands to cause the hammers to strike the strings.
Richard Greene is an American violinist who has been described as "one of the most innovative and influential fiddle players of all time". Greene is credited with introducing the chop to fiddle playing while working with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys, the invention of which he attributes to pain in his wrist and arm and "laziness". He featured the technique in his performances with Seatrain.
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 is a jazz album by Chick Corea and Gary Burton. It features live versions of songs that the duo played on the albums Crystal Silence and Duet.
Crystal Silence is an album by Chick Corea and Gary Burton. It was recorded in November 1972 and produced by Manfred Eicher for ECM Records. Their collaboration went further in 1979 with the albums Duet and In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979, also on ECM Records. Nearly 30 years later they followed up again with The New Crystal Silence in 2008, this time on Concord Records.
Jerry Hahn is an American jazz guitarist.
Seven Songs for Quartet and Chamber Orchestra is an album by Gary Burton.
Hotel Hello is an album by Gary Burton and Steve Swallow.
Ring is an album by the Gary Burton Quintet with Eberhard Weber.
Dreams So Real is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton featuring compositions by Carla Bley recorded in 1975 and released on the ECM label. The album reached number twenty-five in Billboards Jazz albums charts.
Passengers is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton's Quartet with bassist Eberhard Weber recorded in 1976 and released on the ECM label in 1977. The album is notable for featuring the early work of guitarist Pat Metheny and several of his compositions.
Duet is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Chick Corea recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label in 1979. The album is the second studio recording by the duo following Crystal Silence (1972).
Easy as Pie is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981.
Picture This is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton released on the ECM label in 1982.
Lofty Fake Anagram is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1967 and released on the RCA label.
Gary Burton Quartet in Concert is a live album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1968 at Carnegie Hall and released by RCA.
Country Roads & Other Places is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1969 and released on the RCA label.
Good Vibes is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded 1969-70 and released on the Atlantic label in 1970.
Paris Encounter is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and violinist Stéphane Grappelli recorded in 1969 and released on the Atlantic label.
Alone at Last is the first solo album by vibraphonist Gary Burton. It is recorded in 1971 featuring three performances from the Montreux Jazz Festival and four studio performances released on the Atlantic label. The album was awarded a Grammy for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist at the 15th Grammy Awards.