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|A Genuine Tong Funeral|
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The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating: "One of vibraphonist Gary Burton's most intriguing recordings... The music is dramatic, occasionally a little humorous, and a superb showcase for Gary Burton's vibes".
All compositions by Carla Bley.
- "The Opening / Interlude : Shovels / The Survivors / Grave Train" - 6:37
- "Death Rolls" - 1:36
- "Morning (Part 1)" - 1:43
- "Interlude : Lament / Intermission Music" - 4:28
- "Silent Spring" - 7:58
- "Fanfare / Mother of the Dead Man" - 2:51
- "Some Dirge" - 7:47
- "Morning (Part 2)" - 1:17
- "The New Funeral March" - 2:40
- "The New National Anthem / The Survivors" - 6:34
- Recorded in New York City in July 1967.
- Gary Burton – vibraphone
- Michael Mantler – trumpet
- Jimmy Knepper – trombone, bass trombone
- Howard Johnson – tuba, baritone saxophone
- Steve Lacy – soprano saxophone
- Gato Barbieri – tenor saxophone
- Carla Bley – piano, organ, conductor
- Larry Coryell – guitar
- Steve Swallow – double bass
- Bob Moses – drums
- Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 203. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Gary Burton discography Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine accessed November 21, 2011
- Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 21, 2011
- On the album's original release Moses was credited as "Lonesome Dragon" at his request due to creative disagreements with Bley; they later reconciled and Moses became a vocal supporter of her music. See Ethan Iverson, A Lifetime of Carla Bley, The New Yorker, May 13, 2018
- Burks, John (January 4, 1969). "A Genuine Tong Funeral". Rolling Stone. San Francisco: Straight Arrow Publishers, Inc.
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