Gary Burton

Background Information
Born January 23, 1943 (age 70)
Anderson, Indiana, United States
Genres Jazz, jazz fusion, hard bop
Occupations Vibraphonist, composer,educator
Instruments Vibraphone, marimba
Years active Since 1960
Labels ECM, Concord, Mack Avenue
Associated acts Stan Getz, Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Steve Swallow, Larry Coryell, Bob Brookmeyer, Chet Atkins, George Shearing,Thomas Clausen, Hubert Laws,Hank Garland, Roy Haynes,John Scofield, Keith Jarrett,Carla Bley, Herbie Hancock, B.B. King, Bob Berg

Awards

Year Nominated work Award Result
1972 Alone at Last Grammy Award for Best Jazz Performance by a Soloist Won
1979 Duet (with Chick Corea) Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Won
1982 In Concert, Zürich, October 28, 1979 (with Chick Corea) Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Won
1998 "Rhumbata", Native Sense (with Chick Corea) Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Solo Won
2000 Like Minds (with Chick Corea, Pat Metheny, Roy Haynes and Dave Holland) Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group Won
2009 The New Crystal Silence (with Chick Corea) Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Performance Won
2012 Hot House (with Chick Corea) Grammy Award for Best Improvised Jazz Solo Won