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Back to Discography Virtuosi Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone

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Gary Burton, vibraphone
Makoto Ozone, piano

Virtuosi Tracklist

  1. 1.
    Le Tombeau de Couperin I – Prelude
  2. 2.
    Excursions I, Opus 20
  3. 3.
    Prelude VIII, Opus 32
  4. 4.
    Milonga
  5. 5.
    Prelude II
  6. 6.
    Sonata K20
  7. 7.
    Impromptu – From Three Little Oddities
  8. 8.
    Piano Concerto In F – Movement III
  9. 9.
    Lakmé Medley: Berceuse / Duettino
  10. 10.
    Capriccio II, Opus 76
  11. 11.
    Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Details

The great classical composers achieved their stature by creating new works of marvel and great beauty, pieces that felt familiar, yet took the audiences to unexpected places. The works were ahead of their time, yet totally within it as well. Gary Burton and Makoto Ozone’s latest project focuses on 11 classical pieces. With just vibes and piano, the arrangements are pared to their essential elegance as they investigate the intentions of original compositions with their jazz virtuosity. The result is a program of classically hip tracks, informed by history, expanded in scope so you comprehend the music in a new way. Come to the place where Brahms got his groove back.

Recorded at Bluejay Studios, Carlisle, MA on August 14-15, 2001, and Oct. 14-15, 2001.

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