Guest Picks: Gary Burton

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Gary Burton in the WNYC studios

Grammy Award-winning vibraphonist Gary Burton talks about his remarkable career, playing with a who's who of jazz -- and developing his trademark 4-mallet technique. He also told us what he's listening to these days!

What have you read or seen over the past year that moved or surprised you?

         Movie: Short Term 12

What are you listening to right now?

         1950’s recording of Rachmaninov’s Concerto #4 by Arturo Benedetti Michelangelo

What’s the last great book you read?

         Broken Music by Sting (Memoir)

What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?

         I’m a big follower of politics, both in the USA and international

What’s your favorite comfort food?

         A top notch cheeseburger