Alone at Last

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Alone at Last
Alone at Last.jpg
Live album by Gary Burton
Released 1972
Recorded June 19 and September 7, 1971
Genre Jazz
Length 39:09
Label Atlantic
Producer Joel Dorn
Gary Burton chronology
Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett
(1970)Gary Burton & Keith Jarrett1970
Alone at Last
Crystal Silence
(1972)Crystal Silence1972

Alone at Last is a solo album by vibraphonist Gary Burton recorded in 1971 featuring three performances from the Montreux Jazz Festival and four studio performances released on the Atlantic label.[1] The album was awarded a Grammy for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist at the 15th Grammy Awards.[2]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 5 stars calling it "one of the high points of Gary Burton's career. Wondrous music".[3]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[3]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Moonchild/In Your Quiet Place" (Keith Jarrett) - 6:14
  2. "Green Mountains/Arise, Her Eyes" (Steve Swallow) - 7:35
  3. "The Sunset Bell" (Gary Burton) - 5:09
  4. "Handbags and Gladrags" (Mike d'Abo) - 6:05
  5. "Hullo Bolinas" (Swallow) - 5:49
  6. "General Mojo's Well Laid Plan" (Swallow) - 3:38
  7. "Chega de Saudade (No More Blues)" (Vinícius de Moraes, Antônio Carlos Jobim) - 4:39
  • Recorded at the Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland on June 19, 1971 (tracks 1-3) and at Atlantic Recording Studios, New York, NY on September 7, 1971 (tracks 4-7).



  1. ^ Gary Burton discography Archived 2012-01-19 at the Wayback Machine. accessed November 25, 2011
  2. ^ accessed November 25, 2011
  3. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed November 25, 2011
  4. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 33. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.