The New Crystal Silence

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Crystal Silence
Chick Corea The New Crystal Silence.jpg
Live album by Chick Corea
Released February 5, 2008[1]
Recorded May & July 2007
Genre Jazz
Length 122:58
Label Concord
Producer Chick Corea & Gary Burton
Chick Corea chronology
5trios - 5. Brooklyn, Paris to Clearwater
(2007)5trios - 5. Brooklyn, Paris to Clearwater2007
The New Crystal Silence
(2008)
Five Peace Band Live
(2009)Five Peace Band Live2009
Gary Burton chronology
L'Hymne a l'Amour
(2007) L'Hymne a l'Amour2007
The New Crystal Silence
(2008) String Module Error: Match not found2008
Quartet Live
(2009) Quartet Live2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
BBC Review (positive) [3]

The New Crystal Silence is a 2008 live Jazz album by Chick Corea and Gary Burton. It was released in a 2-disc set. The first disc was recorded May 10 & 12, 2007 at the Sydney Opera House Concert Hall. The second disc was recorded on July 7, 2007 at Bjornsonhuset in Molde, Norway, except for the track "Señor Mouse", which was recorded July 13, 2007 at the Auditorio de Tenerife in Canary Island, Spain.

Reception[edit]

The album peaked number eleven in the Billboard Top Jazz album charts[4] and also won the Grammy awards for the Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Duende" (Corea) – 10:54
  2. "Love Castle" (Corea) – 12:41
  3. "Brasilia" (Corea) – 9:38
  4. "Crystal Silence" (Corea) – 14:09
  5. "La Fiesta" (Corea) – 13:35

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Bud Powell" (Corea) – 7:55
  2. "Waltz for Debby" (Bill Evans) – 8:03
  3. "Alegria" (Corea) – 5:49
  4. "No Mystery" (Corea) – 9:12
  5. "Señor Mouse" (Corea) – 9:10
  6. "Sweet and Lovely" (Gus Arnheim, Charles Daniels, Harry Tobias) – 6:56
  7. "I Love Porgy" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin & DuBose Heyward) – 4:09
  8. "La Fiesta" (Corea) – 10:41

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
2008 Billboard Top Jazz Albums 11[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://concordmusicpress.com/releases/The-New-Crystal-Silence/
  2. ^ "allmusic ((( The New Crystal Silence > Overview )))". www.allmusic.com. Retrieved 2010-03-28. 
  3. ^ "BBC - Music - Review of Chick Corea & Gary Burton - New Crystal Silence". www.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-03-28. 
  4. ^ a b "The New Crystal Silence - Chick Corea | Awards | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 27 October 2013.