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Prize for best name for a Jazz Quartet goes to…

The Sydney based jazz combo:┬áHung Drawn Quartet Well, I thought it was good anyway.┬áThe quartet – pianist Kelvin Haisman, vibraphonist Ed Goyer, bass player Chris Frazier and drummer Tim Bradley – was formed originally as a vehicle for their own … Continue reading

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Interview: Vibes Great Gary Burton – Part 2 – seattlepi.com

In Part 1 of our interview, vibes great Gary Burton discussed the history of the vibraphone in jazz, his development of the four-mallet approach to playing vibraphone, and his early years as a sideman. Part 2 starts off with a … Continue reading

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Interview: Jazz Vibes Great Gary Burton – Part 1 – seattlepi.com

Gary Burton, by any measure, is one of the most important jazz musicians of his generation. As a player, Burton pioneered the four-mallet approach on vibes that allowed the instrument to be played more orchestrally. Beginning with his work as … Continue reading

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