Easy as Pie (Gary Burton album)

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Easy as Pie
Studio album by Gary Burton Quartet
Released 1981
Recorded June 1980
Genre Jazz
Length 47:44
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Gary Burton chronology
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
(1979)
Easy as Pie
(1980)
Picture This
(1982)

Easy as Pie is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1980 and released on the ECM label in 1981.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "The repertoire is stronger and less introverted than usual... Swinging sections alternate with more thoughtful pieces, resulting in a particularly well-rounded set".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Chick Corea except as indicated
  1. "Reactionary Tango" (Carla Bley) - 11:40
  2. "Tweek" - 5:34
  3. "Blame It On My Youth" (Oscar Levant, Edward Heyman) - 5:43
  4. "Summer Band Camp" (Mick Goodrick) - 7:47
  5. "Isfahan" (Billy Strayhorn, Duke Ellington) - 8:05
  6. "Stardancer" - 8:55
    • Recorded at Tonstudio Bauer in Ludwigsburg, West Germany in June 1980

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 15, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 15, 2011