New Vibe Man in Town

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New Vibe Man in Town
Studio album by Gary Burton
Released 1961
Recorded July 6 & 7, 1961
Genre Jazz
Length 33:57
Label RCA
Producer George Avakian
Gary Burton chronology
New Vibe Man in Town
(1961)
Who is Gary Burton?
(1962)

New Vibe Man in Town is the debut album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1961 and released on the RCA label.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "Vibraphonist Gary Burton's debut as a leader shows that he was a brilliant player from the start of his career... This boppish set is easily recommended".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]
Down Beat 3.5/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Joy Spring" (Clifford Brown) - 3:39
  2. "Over the Rainbow" (Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg) - 4:21
  3. "Like Someone in Love" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy van Heusen) - 3:05
  4. "Minor Blues" (Arif Mardin) - 5:30
  5. "Our Waltz" (Gary Burton) - 4:30
  6. "So Many Things" (Marian McPartland) - 4:14
  7. "Sir John" (Blue Mitchell) - 4:10
  8. "You Stepped Out of a Dream" (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) - 4:28
  • Recorded at RCA Victor's Studio B in New York City on July 6 & 7, 1961.

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Burton discography accessed November 23, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 23, 2011
  3. ^ Down Beat: September 13, 1962 vol. 29, no. 24