|Studio album by|
|Studio||Generation Sound Studio, New York City|
|Label|| ECM |
|Gary Burton chronology|
|The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide|
Times Square is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton. It features trumpeter Tiger Okoshi, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes.
This is the official track list, but in reality pieces 3 and 4 are titled inverted. "Peau Douce" by Steve Swallow is the third track and "Careful" by Jim Hall is the fourth track.
Roy Owen Haynes is an American jazz drummer. He is among the most recorded drummers in jazz. In a career lasting over 80 years, he has played swing, bebop, jazz fusion, avant-garde jazz and is considered a pioneer of jazz drumming. "Snap Crackle" was a nickname given to him in the 1950s.
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.
Steve Swallow is an American jazz bassist and composer, known for his collaborations with Jimmy Giuffre, Gary Burton, and Carla Bley. He was one of the first jazz double bassists to switch entirely to electric bass guitar.
Tones for Joan's Bones is the first solo album by American jazz pianist Chick Corea, recorded in 1966 but not released until 1968 on Vortex Records, a subsidiary of Atlantic. It features Corea with tenor saxophonist Joe Farrell, trumpeter Woody Shaw, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Joe Chambers.
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979, is a jazz album by pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton. It features live versions of songs that the duo played on the albums Crystal Silence and Duet.
Rendezvous in New York is an album by American pianist Chick Corea that was released on April 22, 2003 by Corea's label, Stretch Records. The recording took place at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City over the course of three weeks. Corea reunited with members from nine bands that he played with in the past. Musicians included Terence Blanchard, Gary Burton, Roy Haynes, Bobby McFerrin, Joshua Redman, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, and Miroslav Vitous.
Crystal Silence is an album by pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton. It was recorded in November 1972 and produced by Manfred Eicher for ECM Records. Their collaboration continued in 1979 with the albums Duet and In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979, also on ECM Records. Nearly 30 years later they followed up this album with The New Crystal Silence in 2008, this time on Concord Records.
Toru "Tiger" Okoshi is an American jazz fusion trumpeter born in Ashiya, Japan.
Hotel Hello is a duo album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and bassist Steve Swallow. Burton also plays marimba and organ, and Swallow doubles on acoustic & electric piano.
I Will Say Goodbye is an album by American jazz pianist Bill Evans, recorded in 1977 but not released until 1980.
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Keith Jarrett with guitarist Sam Brown, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bill Goodwin, recorded in 1970 and released on the Atlantic label in 1971. Jarrett also plays soprano saxophone on this recording.
Passengers is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton's Quartet with acoustic bassist Eberhard Weber recorded in 1976 and released on the ECM label in 1977. Burton and Weber are featured along with guitarist Pat Metheny, bass guitarist Steve Swallow and drummer Danny Gottlieb. The album is notable for including several early Metheny compositions.
Picture This is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton released on the ECM label in 1982. It features Burton’s early 1980s quartet of alto saxophonist Jim Odgren, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Mike Hyman.
A Genuine Tong Funeral is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton featuring compositions by Carla Bley recorded in 1967 and released on the RCA label in 1968. It features Burton with Bley herself on keyboards and conducting an expanded ensemble consisting of trumpeter Michael Mantler, trombonist Jimmy Knepper, tenor saxophonist Gato Barbieri, soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, baritone saxophonist Howard Johnson, guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bob Moses.
Duster is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton that was recorded in 1967 and released by RCA. It features Burton with electric guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and legendary drummer Roy Haynes.
Gary Burton Quartet in Concert is a live album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1968 at Carnegie Hall and released by RCA. Burton’s quartet consists of guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bob Moses.
Country Roads & Other Places is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1968 and released in 1969 on the RCA Victor label. Burton doubles on piano with a quartet of guitarist Jerry Hahn, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes.
Throb is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1969 and released on the Atlantic label. Burton is featured with guitarist Jerry Hahn, violinist Richard Greene, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bill Goodwin.
Tennessee Firebird is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1966 and released on the RCA label in 1967. The session featured both jazz and country musicians, including guitarist Chet Atkins, saxophonist Steve Marcus, fiddler Buddy Spicher, harmonica player Charlie McCoy and drummer Roy Haynes.
Alone at Last is the first solo album by vibraphonist Gary Burton, on which he also plays piano and organ. It was recorded in 1971, and features three performances from the Montreux Jazz Festival and four performances from the studio. It released on the Atlantic label in 1972. The album was awarded a Grammy for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist at the 15th Grammy Awards.