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Chick Corea And Gary Burton / Carla Bley And Steve Swallow - Famous Jazz Duets (2001)

Chick Corea And Gary Burton / Carla Bley And Steve Swallow - Famous Jazz Duets (2001)
DVD-5 | Runtime: 91 min. | 4,19 Gb | Copy: Untouched
Video: PAL, MPEG Video at 5 051 Kbps, 720 x 576 (1.333) at 25.000 fps | Audio: PCM at 1 536 Kbps, 2 channels, 48.0 KHz
Genre: Jazz, Piano Jazz | Label: Arthaus Musik

The Concert was recorded in Tokyo, Japan 1981.I have only attended one Chick Corea Concert some 20 or more years ago, the Electric Band, which he played with at the time, was so loud that it was painful to listen to and I left after the first half. It has taken me till now to listen again to his work! On the basis of this DVD I have missed out on a lot, Garry Burton and Chick Corea are master musicians and their work together is really exhilarating. All the compositions are written by Corea, but both musicians contribute to the musical entertainment in equal amounts. I have enjoyed Gary Burton' playing with Stan Getz and the GRP Big Band and know him to be the leading light of the contemporary vibes field. Both musicians' posses a phenomenal technique and the interplay between the two of them have to be seen and heard to be believed.

Carla Bley - Dinner Music (1977) {Watt/ECM} [Repost]  Music

Posted by tiburon at Feb. 24, 2014
Carla Bley - Dinner Music (1977) {Watt/ECM} [Repost]

Carla Bley - Dinner Music (1977) {Watt/ECM}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC Image level 8 | Cue+Log | Full Scans 300dpi | 247MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

This is a selection of original compositions by the very original Carla Bley, played by a small group of Jazz musicians who represent both traditional, R&B and avant garde influences - another way of saying they're gifted and versatile. They're playing sophisticated compositions with that sense of verve, ease and informality that brings an element of joy to great Jazz. I was tempted to take off one star for the piece on which Bley sings because it seems self-indulgent and a bit silly compared to the rest, but good humor prevails throughout, and, let's face it, she's entitled. The rest of the pieces are so good that one less than stellar track shouldn't bring the rating down. It's worth noting that three of these compositions had previously been recorded by Art Farmer and Gary Burton, but Bley gives them adventurously different treatments here.

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.
Steve Swallow Quintet / Carla Bley - Into The Woodwork (2013) [HDTV 1080р]

Steve Swallow Quintet / Carla Bley - Into The Woodwork (2013) [HDTV 1080р]
HDTV 1080р | MP4 | MPEG-4 AVC, 1920x1080, 9547 Kbps, 25.00 fps
Audio: English, AAC, 128-384 Kbps kbps, 48 kHz, 2 ch
Genre: Jazz, Contemporary Jazz / Time: 01:09:53 min / 4,85 Gb

Praising a previous incarnation of Steve Swallows quintet, The Times of London described the band as near a perfect display of small-group jazz robust yet exquisitely poised.

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 - Selected Recordings (2002) {ECM Rarum IV} [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by tiburon at Sept. 16, 2013
Gary Burton - Selected Recordings (2002) {ECM Rarum IV} [Re-Up]

Gary Burton - Selected Recordings (2002) {ECM Rarum IV}
EAC 1.0b3 | FLAC tracks level 8 | Cue+Log+M3U | Full Scans 300dpi | 419MB + 5% Recovery
Genre: Jazz

Vibraphone innovator Gary Burton recorded a wealth of material for ECM during his 15 year tenure with the label. His anthology highlights the exceptional groups he led in the 1970s and 1980s. Burton’s quartets, quintets, and sextets introduced many remarkable players to a wider public, and these selections feature inspired performances by Pat Metheny, Mick Goodrick, Steve Swallow, Eberhard Weber, Bob Moses, Makoto Ozone and more. “We toured up to two hundred days a year,” Burton recalls. “The recordings we made were snapshots of the evolution of my working bands during this highly productive period.”

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."
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.