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The Leonard Lopate Show

Gary Burton on 50 Years in Jazz

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Seven-time Grammy award winner Gary Burton talks about his 50 years in the jazz scene. He made his first recordings at age 17, has toured and recorded with a long list of famous jazz greats, and is one of only a few openly gay musicians in jazz. His autobiography Learning to Listen is one of the most personal and insightful jazz books ever written. Gary Burton is performing at the Blue Note through Sunday, September 22. More information and tickets here.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Gary Burton

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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!

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Soundcheck

The End of the World: Two Lists

Friday, December 21, 2012

In these end times (just in case the theories about 12-21-2012 turn out to actually be true) we're looking at why the apocalypse is such a big part of pop culture. Music host and reporter Gary Burton compiled two playlists for the show:

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New Sounds

Guitar Duos and Trios

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Guitar duos and trios are what we’ll hear on this New Sounds program. There’s music from an old LP featuring the duo of guitarist Nels Cline, playing acoustic, along with the late bassist Eric von Essen. Also, there’s music from the Rosetta trio led by bass player Stephan Crump, on a recording called Reclamation, which partners double bass with both acoustic and electric guitar.

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New Sounds

Guitar Duos and Trios

Monday, July 25, 2011

Guitar duos and trios are what we’ll hear on this New Sounds program. There’s music from an old LP featuring the duo of guitarist Nels Cline, playing acoustic, along with the late bassist Eric von Essen. Also, there’s music from the Rosetta trio led by bass player Stephan Crump, on a recording called Reclamation, which partners double bass with both acoustic and electric guitar.

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