Picture This (Gary Burton album)

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Picture This
Picture This (Gary Burton album).jpg
Studio album by Gary Burton Quartet
Released 1982
Recorded January 1982
Columbia Recording Studios,
New York City
Genre Jazz
Length 44:47
Label ECM
ECM 1226
Producer Hans Wendl
Gary Burton chronology
Easy as Pie
(1980)Easy as Pie1980
Picture This
Lyric Suite for Sextet
(1982)Lyric Suite for Sextet1982

Picture This is an album by vibraphonist Gary Burton released on the ECM label in 1982.[1]


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 3 stars stating "Burton always had the ability to blend in with nearly anyone, and the alto/vibes frontline is attractive... Well-played, if not overly memorable music".[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[2]
The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide 3/5 stars[3]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Tanglewood '63" (Michael Gibbs) - 9:00
  2. "Waltz" (Chick Corea) - 6:00
  3. "Dreams So Real" (Carla Bley) - 7:14
  4. "Tierra Del Fuego" (Jim Odgren) - 7:07
  5. "Duke Ellington's Sound of Love" (Charles Mingus) - 8:13
  6. "Skylight" (Odgren) - 7:13



  1. ^ ECM discography accessed September 19, 2011
  2. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed September 19, 2011
  3. ^ Swenson, J. (Editor) (1985). The Rolling Stone Jazz Record Guide. USA: Random House/Rolling Stone. p. 34. ISBN 0-394-72643-X.