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Pat Metheny, Gary Burton + Danny Gottlieb, “Hommage” (2015): One Track Mind

Pat Metheny, Gary Burton + Danny Gottlieb, “Hommage” (2015): One Track Mind

Pat Metheny aimed to construct a performance that could only spring from the fertile mind of his mentor Eberhard Weber. And, he succeeded.

Gary Burton in Nashville: 1960’s Tennessee Firebird was a fusion album like no other

Gary Burton in Nashville: 1960’s Tennessee Firebird was a fusion album like no other

Gary Burton’s country-jazz experiment ‘Tennessee Firebird’ broke every rule. He joins Tom Wilmeth to discuss a gutsy decision to record in Nashville.

Before Bitches Brew: Five really great early fusion albums

Some twenty-five years ago when compact discs began to overtake vinyl as the music media of choice, I joined one of those mail-order record clubs as a way to quickly build up a foundation for my fledgling CD collection.

The New Gary Burton Quartet – Guided Tour (2013)

Having turned seventy this year with an ample legacy stretching more than fifty years, Gary Burton could be excused if he kicked back and coasted by this time. No dice.

S. Victor Aaron’s Top Albums for 2012, Part 2 of 4: Mainstream and Modern Jazz

<<< Part One, Non-Jazz ||| Part 3, Whack Jazz >>> In the jazz world, I’ve found that the long-established artists, especially the ones who play in the well-established styles, get the bulk of the press and buzz.

Chick Corea and Gary Burton – Hot House (2012)

When Chick Corea and Gary Burton get together, as they have every year for the last forty years, it’s a communion of music masters that has no peers.

Gary Burton/ Chick Corea – Crystal Silence, The ECM Recordings 1972-79 (2009)

On September 4, pianist Chick Corea and vibraphonist Gary Burton will release their sixth duo album together, Hot House (Concord), on which a review is forthcoming sometime next week.

Something Else! sneak peek: Warren Wolf, "427 Mass Ave." (2011)

Warren Wolf, “427 Mass Ave.” by SomethingElse! Reviews Vibraphonist Warren Wolf is very, very talented, something he might have been aware of when he titled a past release Incredible Jazz Vibes, with a cover which looks conspicuously like Wes Montgomery’s for The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery.

The New Gary Burton Quartet – Common Ground (2011)

Vibraphonist Gary Burton’s entire career as a musician has been about thinking outside the box and exploring new frontiers in jazz music.

Gary Burton~Pat Metheny~Steve Swallow~Antonio Sanchez – Quartet Live (2009)

Gary Burton~Pat Metheny~Steve Swallow~Antonio Sanchez – Quartet Live (2009)

by S. Victor Aaron It’s been the season for fusion superstar comebacks lately. Last year the classic lineup of Return To Forever got back together and toured, culminating into the 2-CD live souvenir Returns. Later in the year, Corea hooked up with fellow Miles sideman John McLaughlin to headline a top-shelf-laden Five Peace Band, also documented on CD. And now,Read More

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