Gary Burton

Gary Burton - The New Quartet (1973) [Repost]  Music

Posted by Designol at April 8, 2018
Gary Burton - The New Quartet (1973) [Repost]

Gary Burton - The New Quartet (1973)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 258 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 109 Mb | Scans included
Post-Bop, Vibraphone/Marimba Jazz | Label: ECM | # ECM 1030, 835 002-2 | 00:46:26

Not only does this LP feature a "new quartet," but it marks the beginning of Gary Burton's longtime association with ECM. In general, Burton's ECM dates were more introverted and laid-back than his more diverse Atlantic releases, but they always had their moments of interest. On this set, the vibraphonist, guitarist Mick (then known as Michael) Goodrick, bassist Abraham Laboriel, and drummer Harry Blazer perform numbers by Chick Corea ("Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly"), Keith Jarrett ("Coral"), Gordon Beck, Carla Bley, and Mike Gibbs, in addition to Burton's "Brownout." Intriguing if not essential music.
Pat Metheny, Gary Burton, The Heath Brothers - All The Things You Are (1999) {Abraxas}

Pat Metheny, Gary Burton, The Heath Brothers - All The Things You Are (1999) {Abraxas}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Scans 300dpi | 402MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 171MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Fusion, Post-Bop

This CD contains some interesting material not found elsewhere. Recorded live at Palace of Festivals Theatre in Cannes, France in January 1981 and January 1983, the disc features Metheny, Gary Burton, the Heath Brothers, Ahmad Jamal, and the Hum Trio. It is very hard to find and available only on the Fruit Tree (Italy) label (1999). Highly recommended, this CD will be irrestible to fans of quartet-format jazz or any of the artists, who seem to have been captured at their best.

Gary Burton - Times Square (1978) {ECM 1111}  Music

Posted by tiburon at March 5, 2018
Gary Burton - Times Square (1978) {ECM 1111}

Gary Burton - Times Square (1978) {ECM 1111}
EAC 0.99pb4 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3u | Full Scans 300dpi | 236MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 93MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Post-Bop, Fusion

After a decade of leading quartets that matched his vibes with a variety of top young guitarists, Gary Burton decided that it was time for a change. While he is joined by a pair of longtime associates (bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes), the fourth member of the group on this set is the young trumpeter Tiger Okoshi. Since Burton has never been a major composer, the CD reissue finds the group playing five Swallow originals, two by Keith Jarrett, and Jim Hall's "Careful." Okoshi's presence adds more fire to this session than was typical of most of Burton's previous records. A fine outing.
Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence (1973) [Japan 2017] PS3 ISO + Hi-Res FLAC

Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence (1973) [Japan 2017]
SACD Rip | SACD ISO | DSD64 2.0 > 1-bit/2.8224 MHz | 44:08 minutes | Scans included | 1,23 GB
or FLAC(converted with foobar2000 to tracks) 24bit/88,2 kHz | Full Scans included | 916 MB

Released in 1973, Crystal Silence heralded the beginning of a long and productive association between Gary Burton and Chick Corea, even leading to a Crystal Silence sequel in 2008. The popularity of their collaboration far exceeded expectations for interest in a band consisting solely of piano and vibraphone; in fact Crystal Silence has gone on to become one of the most successful titles in the ECM catalogue.
Gary Burton Quartet - Very Touchy (1969) {2015 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series - YZSO-10054}

Gary Burton Quartet - Very Touchy (1969) {2015 Japan Studio Songs Remaster YZSO Series - YZSO-10054}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 111 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 81 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 132 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1969, 2015 Studio Songs Japan | YZSO-10054
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibes

Live album from Gary Burton. Recorded live in Nice, June, 1969. Re-Mastered at Kojima Recordings, Inc., Licensed by Sunkyo Music Co., Ltd. Original Recording by Joker Tonverlag Ag.

Gary Burton, Makoto Ozone - Virtuosi (2002)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Nov. 1, 2017
Gary Burton, Makoto Ozone - Virtuosi (2002)

Gary Burton, Makoto Ozone - Virtuosi (2002)
EAC Rip | APE (image+.cue, log) ~ 283.32 Mb | 01:09:45 | Covers
Jazz, Post Bop | Label: Concord Jazz ‎– CCD-2105-2

This CD features Gary Burton's vibes and Makoto Ozone's piano in ten classical duos with jazz improvisations. The two styles have never merged with more soul, spirit, or, well, virtuosity, and the material is rich and varied enough to please fans of both. It begins with one of Maurice Ravel's most popular compositions, Le Tombeau de Couperin, which in these masterful hands sparkles as it flows, reminding listeners why Ravel's harmonies inspired so many jazz musicians. The collection includes a thunderous Rachmaninoff prelude leavened with swing and a Latin feel, a Brazilian take on Brahms, the lush and passionate tango "Milonga," a gorgeous, extended medley from the opera Lakme with a familiar second part (arranged by Jay Kennedy, who worked on four of the tracks here), and a Samuel Barber gem where it's hard to tell the original from the improvisation.
Gary Burton - Alone At Last (1971) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27085}

Gary Burton - Alone At Last (1971) {2012 Japan Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series 24bit WPCR-27085}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 218 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 91 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (jpg) -> 19 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remaster
© 1971, 2012 Warner Japan / Atlantic / Rhino | WPCR-27085 | Jazz Best Collection 1000 Series
Jazz / Post Bop / Vibes

Features 24 bit digital remastering. Comes with a description. 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 piano, electric piano, and organ, but those are far overshadowed by three unaccompanied vibes showcased from the 1971 Montreux Jazz Festival and a slightly later (and very memorable) studio rendition of "Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)." The latter is one of the high points of Gary Burton's career. Wondrous music.

The Gary Burton Quartet - Duster (Japan Edition) (2014)  Music

Posted by Domestos at Oct. 2, 2017
The Gary Burton Quartet - Duster (Japan Edition) (2014)

The Gary Burton Quartet - Duster (Japan Edition) (2014)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 214.08 Mb | 33:24 | Scans included
Post-Bop, Fusion | Country: USA | Label: Sony Records Int'l (SICP 4216)

In some ways, Duster 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 (which also included bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes), and Coryell's influence can be felt throughout the performances. Highlights include Michael Gibbs' "Sweet Rain," Swallow's "General Mojo's Well Laid Plan," Coryell's exploratory and speedy "One, Two, 1-2-3-4," and Carla Bley's "Sing Me Softly of the Blues." Although Burton's basic sound had not changed during from the previous year, his openness toward other styles made his Quartet one of the most significant jazz groups of the period. This was the first of the four Burton-Coryell recordings.

Gary Burton - Dreams So Real (1976) {ECM 1072} [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by tiburon at April 26, 2012
Gary Burton - Dreams So Real (1976) {ECM 1072} [Re-Up]

Gary Burton - Dreams So Real (1976) {ECM 1072}
EAC 0.95b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 220MB + 5% Recovery
MP3 CBR 320 Kbps | 96MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz, Fusion

This recording is most notable for documenting the young guitarist Pat Metheny's short but important stint as a member of vibraphonist Gary Burton's group. Actually Metheny at the time was the least known of the five players (which also include guitarist Mick Goodrick, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bob Moses) and his contributions are not as significant as those of Burton and composer Carla Bley who contributed all six of the originals. The moody music, which still sounds quite fresh, is highlighted by the title cut, "Ictus/Syndrome" and "Intermission Music."
Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence (1973/2017) [Official Digital Download 24/96]

Gary Burton, Chick Corea - Crystal Silence (1973/2017)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/96 kHz | Time - 44:39 minutes | 895 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Digital booklet

Released in 1973, Crystal Silence heralded the beginning of a long and productive association between Gary Burton and Chick Corea, even leading to a Crystal Silence sequel in 2008. The popularity of their collaboration far exceeded expectations for interest in a band consisting solely of piano and vibraphone; in fact Crystal Silence has gone on to become one of the most successful titles in the ECM catalogue.