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The Groovy Sound of Music

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The Groovy Sound of Music
Studio album by
Released1965
RecordedDecember 21 & 22, 1964
GenreJazz
Length35:59
LabelRCA
Gary Burton chronology
Something's Coming!
(1963)
The Groovy Sound of Music
(1965)
The Time Machine
(1965)

The Groovy Sound of Music is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1964 and released on the RCA label which features jazz interpretations of tunes from the Broadway musical The Sound of Music written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.[1]

Reception

The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden stated: "Aside from 'My Favorite Things', jazz musicians haven't been particularly drawn to songs from The Sound of Music, so the Groovy Sound of Music songbook by Gary Burton is quite a treat".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]

Track listing

All compositions by Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  1. "Climb Ev'ry Mountain" - 4:50
  2. "Maria" - 3:34
  3. "An Ordinary Couple" - 4:50
  4. "My Favorite Things" - 5:55
  5. "Sixteen Going on Seventeen" - 4:30
  6. "Do-Re-Mi" - 3:50
  7. "Edelweiss" - 3:03
  8. "The Sound of Music" - 5:27
  • Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio A in New York City on December 21 & 22, 1964.

Personnel

References

  1. ^ Gary Burton discography Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine accessed November 24, 2011
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed November 24, 2011
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