Real Life Hits

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Real Life Hits
Studio album by Gary Burton Quartet
Released 1985
Recorded November 1984
Tonstudio Bauer, Ludwigsburg
Genre Jazz
Length 50:15
Label ECM
ECM 1293
Producer Manfred Eicher
Gary Burton chronology
Lyric Suite for Sextet
(1982)
Real Life Hits
(1984)
Slide Show
(1985)

Real Life Hits is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1984 and released on the ECM label in 1985.[1]

Reception[edit]

The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4 stars stating "The appealing group sound and the spontaneous yet tight ensembles and solos make this a worthwhile acquisition".[2]

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

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Syndrome" (Carla Bley) - 6:19
  2. "The Beatles" (John Scofield) - 6:46
  3. "Fleurette Africaine" (Charles Mingus) - 7:04
  4. "Ladies in Mercedes" (Steve Swallow) - 6:21
  5. "Real Life Hits" (Carla Bley) - 8:36
  6. "I Need You Here" (Makoto Ozone) - 8:46
  7. "Ivanushka Durachok" (German Lukyanov) - 6:23

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 19, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 19, 2011