In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979

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In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
Chick Corea Gary Burton In Concert Zurich album cover.jpg
Live album by Chick Corea and Gary Burton
Released 1980
Recorded October 28, 1979
Venue Limmathaus, Zürich, Switzerland
Genre Jazz
Length 79:59 (2 LPs)
61:16 (1 CD)
Label ECM
Producer Manfred Eicher
Gary Burton chronology
In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979
Easy as Pie
(1981)Easy as Pie1981
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 4/5 stars[2]

In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 is a jazz album by Chick Corea and Gary Burton. It features live versions of songs that the duo played on the albums Crystal Silence and Duet.

Technical details[edit]

In Concert was recorded live, as the title suggests, and released in 1980 as a double LP set. The original release contains 10 tracks with a total length of 79:59. The album was subsequently reissued on a single CD and in the process shortened to 8 tracks for a length of 61:16.

In 2009 the 4-CD set 'Crystal Silence, The ECM Recordings 1972-79' was released, containing the three albums: 'Crystal Silence' (1973), 'Duet' (1979) and the full LP-edition of 'In Concert' (1980).

Track listing[edit]

Track title LP CD
"Señor Mouse" 9:51 10:17
"Bud Powell" 8:30 8:40
"Crystal Silence" 11:52 12:09
"Tweak" 5:58 6:08
"I'm Your Pal / Hullo, Bolinas" (Burton solo) 6:58 n/a
"Love Castle" (Corea solo) 14:35 n/a
"Falling Grace" 5:04 5:22
"Mirror, Mirror" 5:26 5:47
"Song to Gayle" 6:57 7:16
"Endless Trouble, Endless Pleasure" 4:48 5:37


In Concert won the 1982 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group.[3]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1981 Billboard Jazz Albums 23[3]


Chick Corea, Gary Burton, and Steve Swallow. In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 (LP recording, 1980). Burbank, California: ECM, distributed by Warner Bros. Records. OCLC 7289392.


  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Chick Corea and Gary Burton in Concert (Zurich, October 28, 1979) - Chick Corea | AllMusic". Retrieved 3 July 2011. 
  2. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. US: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 34. ISBN 0-394-72643-X. 
  3. ^ a b "In Concert: Zürich, October 28, 1979 - Gary Burton,Chick Corea | Awards | AllMusic". Retrieved 27 October 2013.