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Easy as Pie (Gary Burton album)

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Easy as Pie
Studio album by
Gary Burton Quartet
Released1981
RecordedJune 1980
GenreJazz
Length47:44
LabelECM
ProducerManfred Eicher
Gary Burton chronology
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
(1979)
Easy as Pie
(1981)
Picture This
(1982)

Easy as Pie is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981.[1]

Reception

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
SourceRating
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

Personnel

References

  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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