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Gary Burton

Gary Burton

1943 -

Origin: United States

Main instrument: Xylophone/vibraphone

It's impossible to mention the vibraphone without conjuring up the name Gary Burton. With his four-mallet technique, the American has all but written the book on his instrument's technical vocabulary. A major player on the jazz scene since the 1960s, the musician has made his mark both in the studio and on the stage. His thirst for exploration has led to a multitude of original solo endeavours as well as joint ventures with the likes of  Chick Corea and Pat Metheny. A keen educator, he has also taken many an up-and-coming musician under his wing.



  • Gary Burton - Interview 2009 (1/2)
  • Gary Burton - Interview 2009 (2/2)
  • Gary Burton et Makoto Ozone (1985) - Médiathèque Jazz
  • Chick Corea & Gary Burton (1982) - Médiathèque Jazz

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