Gary Burton: Alone At Last
Burton won a Grammy award for Alone At Last. Bending notes on the vibraphone and selecting appropriate harmony to fully express intended emotions, his performance connects the listener to landscapes and other common natural elements. The vibraphonist performs "No More Blues" with mallets in a fluid and delicate manner that resembles the fingerstyle technique used on an acoustic guitar. Burton overdubs electric piano on the other three tracks for a unique effect. This reissue finds the creative artist alone in one of his most moving performances.
Track Listing: Moonchild/In Your Quiet Place; Green Mountain/Arise, Her Eyes; The Sunset Bell; Hand Bags and Glad Rags; Hullo, Bolinas; General Mojo
Personnel: Gary Burton- vibes, piano, electric piano, organ.
Record Label: 32 Records