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Lofty Fake Anagram

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Lofty Fake Anagram
Studio album by
RecordedAugust 15–17, 1967
GenreJazz Fusion
ProducerBrad McCuen and Darol Rice
Gary Burton chronology
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Lofty Fake Anagram is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1967 and released on the RCA label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating, "it is the interplay between Burton and the rockish Coryell in this early fusion group (predating Miles Davis' Bitches Brew by two years) that makes this session most notable".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]
Rolling StonePositive [3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [4]

Track listing

All compositions by Gary Burton except as indicated.

  1. "June the 15, 1967" (Mike Gibbs) - 4:52
  2. "Feelings and Things" (Gibbs) - 4:06
  3. "Fleurette Africaine" (Duke Ellington) - 3:41
  4. "I'm Your Pal" (Steve Swallow) - 3:05
  5. "Lines" - 3:13
  6. "The Beach" - 3:43
  7. "Mother of the Dead Man" (Carla Bley) - 4:59
  8. "Good Citizen Swallow" - 5:34
  9. "General Mojo Cuts Up" (Swallow) - 4:35
  • Recorded at RCA Victor's Music Center Of The World, Hollywood, CA on August 15–17, 1967.



  1. ^ Gary Burton discography Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine accessed November 22, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 22, 2011
  3. ^ "Lofty Fake Anagram > Review". Rolling Stone. Retrieved August 27, 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ 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)
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