gary burton

CD review: a few in brief

Madeleine Peyroux: Standing On The Rooftop (Emarcy) The singer continues to mix increasingly strong original writing into her recordings, but here we also get some old classics covered. She opens with the Beatles’ Martha My Dear, which shows off her peerless… Read More ›

ECM: Four from two

Gary Burton/Chick Corea: Crystal Silence – The ECM Recordings, 1972-79 (ECM 176 8057) Just as the label did with a group of the Keith Jarrett Standards Trio albums, as well as sets of Steve Kuhn and the Codona band, this… Read More ›

Disc of the day: 15-06-09

Gary Burton, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Antonio Sanchez: Quartet Live! (Concord 0888072313033) Let’s get the cover out of the way first, shall we. The primary colour retro-psychedelic painting of Peter Max may have some strange fascination for the jazz CD… Read More ›