Duet (Gary Burton & Chick Corea album)

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Duet
Studio album by Gary Burton and Chick Corea
Released 1979
Recorded October 23–25, 1978
Genre Jazz
Length 51:18
Label ECM
Producer Chick Corea and Gary Burton
Gary Burton chronology
Times Square
(1978)
Duet
(1978)
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
(1979)
Chick Corea chronology
CoreaHancock
(1978)
Duet
(1978)
Delphi I
(1978)

Duet is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton and pianist Chick Corea recorded in 1978 and released on the ECM label in 1979.[1] The album is the second studio recording by the duo following Crystal Silence (1972).

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "This subtle set finds Burton and Corea consistently inspiring each other through melodic and very spontaneous improvising. Well worth a close listen".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chick Corea except as indicated
  1. "Duet Suite" - 15:41
  2. "Children's Song No. 15" - 1:15
  3. "Children's Song No. 2" - 0:56
  4. "Children's Song No. 5" - 1:14
  5. "Children's Song No. 6" - 2:13
  6. "Radio" (Steve Swallow) - 5:15
  7. "Song to Gayle" - 7:13
  8. "Never" (Swallow) - 7:37
  9. "La Fiesta" - 10:17
  • Recorded at Delphian Foundation in Sheridan, Oregon on October 23–25, 1978

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1979 Billboard Jazz Albums 14[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 13, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 13, 2011
  3. ^ "Duet - Gary Burton,Chick Corea | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.