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Gary Burton: 70th Birthday Celebration
Phone (215) 898-3900
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Jazz
Tags music jazz

Gary Burton: 70th Birthday Celebration

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 7:00p

Join this seven-time Grammy® award-winning jazz vibraphonist backed by his new quartet in a joyful birthday celebration. Touted as the innovative musical giant that “makes jazz one of the gifts from God” (Jazz Weekly), Gary Burton is internationally recognized for his iconic jazz-rock sound and prodigious 50-plus-year career. With Julian Lage on guitar, Antonio Sanchez on drums and Scott Colley on bass, Burton will celebrate what he does best—“dazzling, virtuosic, and fresh” concerts that leave audiences… Show more

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Probably the most important jazz vibraphonists of the post-bop era, Gary Burton did an impressive apprenticeship in the 1960s, playing with George Shearing, Stan Getz and others. By the late '60s, he had become a major force in progressive jazz, working with such forward-looking artists as Carla Bley, Larry Coryell, and Steve Swallow, intermingling touches of jazz-rock fusion and even country....
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The Porch at 30th Street Station
2955 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 243-0555
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