Gary Burton Lofty Fake Anagram

The Gary Burton Quartet - Lofty Fake Anagram / A Genuine Tong Funeral (1967-68) [2CD] {2006 BGO Remaster}

The Gary Burton Quartet - Lofty Fake Anagram / A Genuine Tong Funeral (1967-68) [2CD] {2006 BGO Remaster}
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© 2006 BGO Records / Sony BMG Music | BGOCD723
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibes

This two-fer brings together two key Gary Burton Quartet works of the the late '60s. After 1967's Duster, the Quartet went on to collaborate with composer Carla Bley on A Genuine Tong Funeral, a quirky, mordant jazz "opera" that owes as much to Kurt Weill as to Charles Mingus. Besides Burton, guitarist Larry Coryell, and bassist Steve Swallow, the free-spirited drummer Bob Moses makes his appearnce, having replaced veteran Roy Haynes. Other Bley stalwarts include saxophonists Gato Barbieri and Steve Lacy, who pop in and out of the vivid cartoon-like musical narrative.
Gary Burton - Country Roads & Other Places (1969) {RCA-Koch Jazz rel 1998}

Gary Burton - Country Roads & Other Places (1969) {RCA-Koch Jazz rel 1998}
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© 1969, 1998 RCA / BMG / Koch Jazz | KOC CD 7854
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibes

With longtime bassist Steve Swallow, the return of drummer Roy Haynes, and the debut of guitarist Jerry Hahn, Gary Burton's second quartet continued his open-minded policy toward other styles of music. In addition to both melodic and advanced jazz, Burton incorporates elements of country, rock, pop and even classical music on this fairly rare LP, Country Roads and Other Places. Whether it be a "Ravel Prelude," "Wichita Breakdown" or "My Foolish Heart," the music is full of logical surprises that foreshadow the eclectic nature of much of '80s and '90s jazz.

Gary Burton & Friends - Departure (1997)  Music

Posted by popsakov at Oct. 19, 2016
Gary Burton & Friends - Departure (1997)

Gary Burton & Friends - Departure (1997)
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Post Bop, Contemporary Jazz | Concord Jazz #CCD-4749-2

For his first album for the Concord jazz imprint, vibraphonist Gary Burton goes back: back to some of the most enduring compositions in the jazz lexicon, constructing the program on Departure completely from jazz standards, except for "Tossed Salads and Scrambled Eggs" (the theme from the television show Frasier). Along with guitarist John Scofield, drummer Peter Erskine, pianist Fred Hersch, and bassist John Patitucci, Burton also returns here to the quicksilver, porcelain sound of the George Shearing quintet, Burton's first job after graduating from the Berklee College of Music…
Gary Burton - Something's Coming! (1963) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 83}

Gary Burton - Something's Coming! (1963) {2015 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICJ 83}
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© 1963, 2015 RCA / Sony Music Japan | SICJ 83
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibes

Reissue with the latest remastering. Comes with liner notes. The excitement on the cover here is very well-placed – and RCA clearly knows they've got something special on their hands – the launch of vibist Gary Burton as a leader – a force in jazz that would continue strongly for decades to come! At the time of the record, Burton had already been making waves as a session player on the Nashville scene – where RCA had some especially strong ears – but he's launched here in a mode that's quite far from those roots, and already filled with those modern, chromatic modes that would have Burton pushing the sound of the vibes forward strongly throughout his career – even on an early record like this! The group is very like-minded, and well-chosen – players who are spacious and modern, but never too much so – a quartet with Jim Hall on guitar, Chuck Israels on bass, and Larry Bunker on drums.
Gary Burton - Conception (2014) {2CD El Records ACMEMD277CD rec 1960-62}

Gary Burton - Conception (2014) {2CD El Records ACMEMD277CD rec 1960-62}
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© 1960-62, 2014 Él Records / Cherry Red Records | ACMEMD277CD
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Vibes

Gary Burton, the astonishing virtuoso of the vibraphone. A child prodigy who achieved renown among musicians who marveled at his dazzling technique and originality of conception. Throughout a long career that traversed Nashville, George Shearing, Stan Getz, psychedelia, improvisation, free jazz, jazz rock and fusion, he retained a creative disposition; looking always to broaden his musical horizon and to push the boundaries of musical convention. Burton's innovations include the revival and adaptation of the use of a four mallet technique which enabled him to significantly increase the scope of his sound.

Ralph Towner & Gary Burton - Matchbook (1975) {ECM 1056}  Music

Posted by ruskaval at May 21, 2016
Ralph Towner & Gary Burton - Matchbook (1975) {ECM 1056}

Ralph Towner & Gary Burton - Matchbook (1975) {ECM 1056}
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© 1975, 1994 ECM Records | ECM 1056 / 835 014-2
Jazz / Post Bop / Folk Jazz / Modern Postbebop / Guitar / Vibes

This set of duets by vibraphonist Gary Burton and guitarist Ralph Towner features a logical matchup, since both musicians are open to folk melodies and are generally quiet improvisers. In addition to six Towner originals and Burton's "Brotherhood," the set has thoughtful versions of "Some Other Time" and "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat." More tempo and mood variation would have uplifted the otherwise fine music.
Gary Burton - Who Is Gary Burton? + Subtle Swing & 5 Bonus Tracks (2013) {Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55627 rec 1960-62}

Gary Burton - Who Is Gary Burton? + Subtle Swing & 5 Bonus Tracks (2013) {Essential Jazz Classics EJC 55627 rec 1960-62}
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© 1960-62, 2013 RCA Victor / Essential Jazz Classics | EJC 55627
Jazz / Bop / Post Bop / Vibes

This edition pesents the complete Gary Burton LP Who Is Gary Burton? (RCA Victor LSP-2665), appearing here for the first time ever on CD. It showcases Burton in a septet format accompanied by such stars as Clark Terry, Phil Woods, Tommy Flanagan, and the Dave Brubeck Quartet's drummer, Joe Morello. The only five quintet tracks from Joe Morello's LP It's About Time, recorded the previous year and also featuring Burton and Woods, have been added here as a bonus. Also are include the complete original LP Subtle Swing (Sesac PM3901/3902), featuring Burton in a quintet format with the leader of the album, guitarist Hank Garland.
The New Gary Burton Quartet - Guided Tour (2013) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

The New Gary Burton Quartet - Guided Tour (2013)
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Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

On Guided Tour, jazz's most innovative and accomplished vibraphonist proves that The New Gary Burton Quartet which he premiered last summer on his Mack Avenue debut, Common Ground was no one-trick pony. Featuring the prodigal guitar genius Julian Lage as well as two veterans, bassist Scott Colley and drummer Antonio Sanchez, Guided Tour provides a road map to one of the most dynamic bands on the scene today. On Guided Tour, Burton sought out original material from all the group's members (as he did with Common Ground), illuminating their wide range of cross-cultural musical styles. The program includes Legacy a haunting ballad written by Scott Colley to honor his recently deceased father and the two Antonio Sanchez pieces that bookend the disc: the splashy Latin-themed opener, Caminos, featuring solos from only the percussion instruments (drums and vibes); and Monk Fish, a romp on familiar chords infused with the wry humor found in the music of bop-era pianist Thelonious Monk.
The New Gary Burton Quartet - Common Ground (2011) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

The New Gary Burton Quartet - Common Ground (2011)
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Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover

On Gary Burton's debut release on Mack Avenue Records Common Ground, the Grammy-winning pioneer of the four-mallet technique of playing the vibes is not only delivering his first studio album since 2005, but is also introducing his latest band. Well-known throughout his five-decade career for his quartets (beginning with his 1967 group featuring Larry Coryell, Roy Haynes and Steve Swallow), Burton is returning to the configuration for the first time since the mid 90s. He expresses great enthusiasm for the new band's alchemy. I've always liked the vibraphone-guitar sound, says Burton, whose masterful vibes glisten throughout Common Ground. It's something that I discovered when Nashville country guitarist Hank Garland invited me in the 60s to record with him. The sound of the two instruments together has an ideal timbre and coolness.
Gary Burton - Tennessee Firebird (1966) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4217}

Gary Burton - Tennessee Firebird (1966) {2014 Japan Jazz Collection 1000 Columbia-RCA Series SICP 4217}
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© 1966, 2014 RCA / Sony Music Japan | SICP 4217
Jazz / Post Bop / Fusion / Vibes

Reissue with the latest 2014 DSD remastering. Comes with liner notes. While the concept of "jazz-rock" was in its embryonic stages, Burton was experimenting with a style combining jazz improvisation with rock energy and rhythms. This 1967 session added another ingredient to the musical mix: country and bluegrass sensibility. Burton used Nashville session players like bassist/harmonica player Charlie McCoy, the great Chet Atkins, fiddler Buddy Spicher, and pedal steel guitarist Buddy Emmons. The results were impressive and artistically intriguing; the country players provided a loose, loping feel, while Burton's solos were smooth and delicate but forceful enough to hold the distinct styles together.