Gary Burton Quartet Revisited

Gary Burton Quartet Revisited

Burton’s innovations in jazz, especially his approach to the vibraphone and his mastery of simultaneous four-mallet playing, have been the hallmark of a career that has spanned four-decades. His five GRAMMY® Awards and 13 GRAMMY® nominations cross multiple categories and attest to the high regard his music has achieved amongst his peers. Yet Burton’s genius as a jazz pioneer has been sometimes overlooked.

It was in Burton’s late 1960s group where the electric guitar first came into prominence as a leading instrument in jazz and where rock... more