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Gary Burton

Gary Burton
Born: Jan 23, 1943 in Anderson, IN
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Genre: Jazz, Classical
Biography: One of the two great vibraphonists to emerge in the 1960s (along with Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton's remarkable four-mallet technique (best displayed on an unaccompanied version of "No More Blues" from 1971) can make him sound like two or three players at once. He recorded in a wide variety of settings ...Read full biography
Alone at Last
Released: 1971
Label: WEA International
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Because Gary Burton uses four mallets simultaneously, he has long been able to sound like two or three players at once. This remarkable solo set has three selections in which Burton overdubs vibes with ...Read full review
Duster
Released: 1967
Label: Koch
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This CD reissue is quite important and in some ways can be considered one of the first fusion records. Vibraphonist Gary Burton had just added the young rock/blues guitarist Larry Coryell to his quartet ...Read full review
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