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Easy as Pie (Gary Burton album)

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Easy as Pie
Studio album by
Gary Burton Quartet
RecordedJune 1980
ProducerManfred Eicher
Gary Burton chronology
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
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Easy as Pie is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars, stating: "The repertoire is stronger and less introverted than usual.... Swinging sections alternate with more thoughtful pieces, resulting in a particularly well-rounded set".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]

Track listing

All compositions by Chick Corea except as indicated
  1. "Reactionary Tango" (Carla Bley) - 11:40
  2. "Tweek" - 5:34
  3. "Blame It On My Youth" (Oscar Levant, Edward Heyman) - 5:43
  4. "Summer Band Camp" (Mick Goodrick) - 7:47
  5. "Isfahan" (Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington) - 8:05
  6. "Stardancer" - 8:55
    • Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany, in June 1980



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed August 22, 2019
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 15, 2011.
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 34. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
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