Gary Burton

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    Chega De Saudade (No More Blues)Gary Burton
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    Moonchild - In Your Quiet Place (Live At Montreux)Gary Burton
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    Boston MarathonGary Burton
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        One of the two great vibraphonists to emerge in the 1960s (along with Bobby Hutcherson), Gary Burton's remarkable four-mallet technique (best displayed on an unaccompanied version of "No More Blues" from 1971) can make him sound like two or three players at once. He recorded in a wide variety of settings and always sounds distinctive. Self-taught on vibes, Burton made his recording debut with country guitarist Hank Garland when he was 17, started recording regularly for RCA in 1... Read more

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