Gary Burton / Gary Burton Quartet / Eberhard Weber


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Guitarist Pat Metheny was a member of vibraphonist Gary Burton's group from 1974-1976, but although he had recorded with Burton twice previously, both of those dates also included guitarist Mick Goodrick. This particular set puts more of a focus on Metheny in a quintet that includes drummer Danny Gottlieb and both Steve Swallow and Eberhard Weber on bass. Metheny contributed three of the six selections, which are joined by a song apiece from Swallow, Weber, and Chick Corea ("Sea Journey"). Although none of the individual songs caught on, the attractive sound of the post-bop unit and an opportunity to hear Pat Metheny in his formative period make this an LP worth exploring.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 9:19 SpotifyAmazon
2 4:15 SpotifyAmazon
3 5:33 SpotifyAmazon
4 8:27 SpotifyAmazon
5 7:03 SpotifyAmazon
6 6:16 SpotifyAmazon
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