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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}
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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.
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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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 - 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}
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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 - The New Quartet (1973) [Remastered 1990] {REPOST}

Gary Burton - The New Quartet (1973) [Remastered 1990] {REPOST}
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Genre ~ Post-Bop | Vibraphone | Marimba Jazz
Label ~ ECM Records 1030

This new quartet marked the beginning of a new era of Gary Burton's recordings. With a sizable and varied discography on two labels already behind him, Burton became one of the key players in the early ECM Records stable. Guitarist Mick Goodrick and the rhythm section of drummer Harry Blazer and bassist Abraham Laboriel provide Burton's vibes with the sprightly support and interplay that others borrowed from and took into the realm of fusion. ~ CDUniverse

Gary Burton: A Genuine Tong Funeral  Music

Posted by Alexix at Nov. 17, 2007
Gary Burton: A Genuine Tong Funeral

Gary Burton: A Genuine Tong Funeral
Jazz | PT 44:10 | MP3 320k > 100 Mb | Front
Label: MSI Music | 1996 | Orig 1967

One of vibraphonist Gary Burton's most intriguing recordings, A Genuine Tong Funeral (Carla Bley's suite which musically depicts attitudes toward death) was called by its composer a "Dark Opera Without Words." Burton's classic Quartet (which also includes guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Bob Moses) is augmented by six notable all-stars: soprano saxophonist Steve Lacy, trumpeter Mike Mantler, Gato Barbieri on tenor, trombonist Jimmy Knepper, Howard Johnson on tuba and baritone and Bley herself on piano and organ. The music is dramatic, occasionally a little humorous, and a superb showcase for Gary Burton's vibes.
Carla Bley - Night-Glo (1985) {Watt-ECM WATT16-827 640-2 rel 2000}

Carla Bley - Night-Glo (1985) {Watt-ECM WATT16-827 640-2 rel 2000}
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© 1985, 2000 Watt Works / ECM Records | WATT/16 / 827 640-2
Jazz / Contemporary Jazz / Post Bop

Though Heavy Heart was supposedly the "mellow, sensual" album Carla Bley had in mind, Night-Glo is more like it – a relaxed, easygoing, easy-listening series of compositions that nearly spills over into fuzak. Writing for a basic sextet with an added five-man horn section, most effectively when one color melts gently into another, Bley permits the lazy pina-colada mood to amble undisturbed from track to track.
Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Andando El Tiempo (2016) [Official Digital Download 24bit/96kHz]

Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Andando El Tiempo (2016)
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Studio Master, Official Digital Download, ECM Records

For over 20 years, the trio of pianist Carla Bley, bassist Steve Swallow, and saxophonist Andy Sheppard have shared each other's creative company. The group's 2016 album, Andando el Tiempo, is a delicately passionate, classically influenced set. A follow-up to 2013's equally compelling Trios, Andando el Tiempo is, surprisingly, only the third album from the group after their initial live 1995 album Songs with Legs. Whereas on Trios they delved into various Bley compositions from throughout her career, on Andando el Tiempo they focus on several more recently penned works. "Naked Bridges/Diving Bridges" brings to mind the impressionism of composer Claude Debussy.
Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Andando el Tiempo (2016) {ECM 2487}

Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Andando el Tiempo (2016) {ECM 2487}
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© 2016 ECM Records | ECM 2487 / 4779711
Jazz / Modern Creative / Modern Jazz / Piano / Saxophone / Bass

Andando el Tiempo features new music of wide emotional compass by Carla Bley, and underlines her originality and resourcefulness as a jazz composer. “Saints Alive!” sets up animated conversations between the participants with striking statements from Steve Swallow’s bass guitar and Andy Sheppard’s soprano sax. The stately “Naked Bridges/Diving Brides” draws inspiration from Mendelssohn and the poetry of Paul Haines. And the powerful three part title composition – which addresses the trials and tribulations of recovery from addiction - moves through sorrow to hopefulness and joy.
Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Trios (2013) {ECM 2287} [Re-Up]

Carla Bley / Andy Sheppard / Steve Swallow - Trios (2013) {ECM 2287}
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Genre: Jazz

Carla Bley, Andy Sheppard and Steve Swallow revisit classic Bley compositions on an exceptional album recorded in Lugano last year by Manfred Eicher. Included here are spirited new versions of Utviklingssang and Vashkar, and the suites Les Trois Lagons, Wildlife and The Girl Who Cried Champagne. Carlas robust tunes are vividly conveyed, all members solo compellingly, and the trio has never sounded better.