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Gary Burton (born on 23 January 1943 in Anderson, Indiana) is a jazz vibraphone player, known for developing the then-innovative technique of playing the instrument with four mallets, rather than the usual two. January 23 is the 23rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Anderson is a city located in Madison County, Indiana. ... Jazz master Louis Armstrong was one of the best loved and best known of all jazz musicians. ... Luigi Waites plays a vibraphone, July 29, 1999 The vibraphone, sometimes called the vibraharp or simply the vibes, is a musical instrument in the percussion family. ...


He studied with Herb Pomeroy at the Berklee College of Music, where he met the composer and arranger Michael Gibbs, with whom he subsequently collaborated frequently. Berklee College of Music, founded in 1945, is an independent music college in Boston, Massachusetts with many prominent faculty, staff, alumni, and visiting artists. ...


Burton, who released his debut album in 1961 at the age of 18, spent the early parts of his career playing with George Shearing and then in Stan Getz's piano-less mid-sixties quartet. George Shearing (born 13 August 1919) is a well-known British jazz pianist. ... Stanley Getz, better known as Stan Getz (February 2, 1927 - June 6, 1991) was an American jazz musician. ...


In the late sixties, he assembled like-minded players for a series of electric sessions that melded jazz elements with rock and blues. Burton's album Duster (with guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes) is regarded by a minority of jazz critics to be the first jazz-rock fusion album, as it predates Miles Davis's In A Silent Way by two years. Larry Coryell (April 2, 1943-) is an American jazz guitarist. ... Steve Swallow (b. ... Roy Owen Haynes (born Boston, Massachusetts, March 13, 1925) is one of the most recorded drummers in jazz. ... Davis 1959 album Kind of Blue, likely the best-selling jazz album ever. ...


He has recorded with Carla Bley, Chick Corea, and Astor Piazzolla, among others. Burton has led his own groups as well, and was the first major jazz figure to feature guitarist Pat Metheny. John Scofield, Ralph Towner and Mick Goodrick have also played guitar with Burton. Carla Bley, née Borg, (born May 11, 1938 in Oakland, California) is an American jazz composer, pianist and band leader. ... Chick Corea on the cover of sheet music book Chick Corea Collection Armando Anthony Chick Corea (born June 12, 1941) is an American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer who is arguably best known for his work during the 1970s in the genre of jazz fusion, although his contributions to straight... Photograph of Piazzolla playing his bandoneon. ... The classical guitar typically has 3 nylon and 3 nickel-wound strings. ... Pat Metheny in Melbourne, Florida, USA Patrick Bruce Metheny (born 12 August 1954 in Lees Summit, Missouri USA) is an American jazz guitarist and leader of the Pat Metheny Group. ... John Scofield (born December 26, 1951 in Dayton, Ohio) is a jazz guitarist and composer, who played and eventually collaborated with Miles Davis. ... Ralph Towner is an American acoustic guitarist. ... Mick Goodrick is a jazz guitarist. ...


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Gary Burton - Music Downloads - Online (333 words)
Self-taught on vibes, Burton made his recording debut with country guitarist Hank Garland when he was 17, started recording regularly for RCA in 1961, and toured with George Shearing's quintet in 1963.
In 1967, with guitarist Larry Coryell, he led one of the early "fusion" bands; Coryell would later be succeeded by Sam Brown, Mick Goodrick, John Scofield, Jerry Hahn, and Pat Metheny.
Burton recorded duet sets with Chick Corea (they also toured extensively), Ralph Towner, Steve Swallow, and Paul Bley, and collaborated on an album apiece with Stephane Grappelli and Keith Jarrett.
Gary Burton - definition of Gary Burton in Encyclopedia (219 words)
Gary Burton (born 1943) is a jazz vibraphone player, known for developing the then-innovative technique of playing the instrument with four mallets, rather than the usual two.
Burton, who released his debut album in 1961 at the age of 18, spent the early parts of his career playing with George Shearing and then in Stan Getz's piano-less mid-sixties quartet.
Burton's album Duster (with guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow and drummer Roy Haynes) is regarded by a minority of jazz critics to be the first jazz-rock fusion album, as it predates Miles Davis's In A Silent Way by two years.
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