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Paris Encounter

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Paris Encounter
Studio album by
RecordedNovember 4, 1969
ProducerJean-Louis Ginibre
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Paris Encounter is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and violinist Stéphane Grappelli recorded in 1969 and released on the Atlantic label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating, "both Grappelli and Burton prove to be flexible enough to have much common ground despite a 35-year difference in age. A frequently delightful set".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide4/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3.5/4 stars [4]

Track listing

  1. "Daphné" (Django Reinhardt) - 4:08
  2. "Blue in Green" (Miles Davis, Bill Evans) - 3:39
  3. "Falling Grace" (Steve Swallow) - 3:14
  4. "Here's That Rainy Day" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) - 5:28
  5. "Coquette" (Carmen Lombardo, Gus Kahn, Johnny Green) - 3:57
  6. "Sweet Rain" (Michael Gibbs) - 3:40
  7. "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (Buddy Bernier, Jerry Brainin) - 3:43
  8. "Arpege" (Stéphane Grappelli) - 3:23
  9. "Eiderdown" (Swallow) - 4:13
  • Recorded at Studios Europe Sonor, Paris, France on November 4, 1969.



  1. ^ Gary Burton discography Archived January 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine accessed November 25, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 25, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J., ed. (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 34. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.
  4. ^ Cook, Richard; Morton, Brian (2008). The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings (9th ed.). Penguin. p. 204. ISBN 978-0-141-03401-0. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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