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Who Is Gary Burton?

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Who Is Gary Burton?
Studio album by
RecordedSeptember 14 and 15, 1962
ProducerMarty Gold
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Who Is Gary Burton? is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1962 and released on the RCA label.[1]


The Allmusic review by Ken Dryden stated: "The talented young vibraphonist had already proven himself as a sideman and was breaking new ground as a master technician on his instrument, utilizing four mallets simultaneously with seemingly little effort".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
DownBeat3.5/5 stars[3]
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Penguin Guide to Jazz Recordings3/4 stars [4]

Track listing

  1. "Storm" (Chris Swansen) - 4:12
  2. "I've Just Seen Her" (Lee Adams, Charles Strouse) - 4:15
  3. "Fly Time Fly (Sigh)" (Michael Gibbs) - 4:31
  4. "Conception" (George Shearing) - 4:01
  5. "Get Away Blues" (Swansen) - 5:40
  6. "My Funny Valentine" (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) - 5:22
  7. "One Note" (Jaki Byard) - 5:20
  • Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio A in New York City on September 14, (tracks 1 & 7) and 15 (tracks 2-6), 1962.



  1. ^ Gary Burton discography accessed November 23, 2011
  2. ^ a b Dryden, K. Allmusic Review accessed November 23, 2011
  3. ^ DownBeat:May 23, 1963 Vol. 30, No. 12
  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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