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The Best Gary Burton Albums of All Time

Updated June 8, 2017 239 votes 49 voters 1.6k views51 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

List of the best Gary Burton albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Gary Burton discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Gary Burton albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Gary Burton singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Gary Burton album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Gary Burton album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Gary Burton album of all time?" or "What are the top Gary Burton albums?" then this list will answer your questions. This list is made up of a variety of albums, including Like Minds and Crystal Silence.

This list of popular Gary Burton CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this fact-based list to make one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.
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  • 1
    Dave Holland, Roy Haynes
    22
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    Release Date1998

    TracksTears of Rain, Elucidation, Windows

    Length (mins)01:08:25

    LabelConcord Records

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Gary Burton, Gary Burton Quintet
    14
    1

    Release Date1976

    TracksIntermission Music, Vox Humana, Jesus Maria

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 3
    Gary Burton
    13
    2

    Release Date1973

    TracksTying Up Loose Ends, Nonsequence, Four or Less

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 4
    Gary Burton, Ralph Towner
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    Release Date1975

    TracksMatchbook, Some Other Time, Drifting Petals

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  • 5
    Gary Burton, Steve Swallow
    9
    2

    Release Date1975

    TracksVashkar, Inside In, Hotel Hello

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    Gary Burton, Eberhard Weber
    9
    2

    Release Date1974

    TracksSilent Spring, Intrude, The Colours of Chloë

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 7
    Gary Burton, Keith Jarrett
    9
    2

    Release Date1971

    TracksFortune Smiles, Como en Vietnam, Moonchild / In Your Quiet Place

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    Gary Burton, Eberhard Weber
    5
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    Release Date1977

    TracksClaude and Betty, Yellow Fields, Sea Journey

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 10

    Release Date1974

    TracksThrob, By Way of a Preface, Nocturne Vulgaire / Arise

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 11
    Gary Burton
    3
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    Release Date1999

    TracksHullo, Bolinas, Green Mountains / Arise

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  • 12

    Release Date1998

    TracksRomance Del Diablo, Triunfal, Revirado

    Length (mins)01:07:48

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  • 13
    Gary Burton
    2
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    Release Date1991

    TracksCool Nights, Gorgeous, With Mallets a Forethought

    Length (mins)00:59:45

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  • 14

    Release Date2001

    TracksGodchild, Django, Bags' Groove

    Length (mins)01:07:56

    LabelConcord Records

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  • 15
    Gary Burton, Rebecca Parris
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    Release Date1993

    TracksA Deeper Dream, Let the Flower Grow, Au Privave

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  • 16

    Release Date2000

    TracksMilonga del ángel, Mumuki, Libertango

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  • 17
    Gary Burton
    2
    1

    Release Date2005

    TracksMy Romance, Fuga, Walkin' In Music

    LabelConcord Records

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  • 18
    Gary Burton, Makoto Ozone
    5
    1

    Release Date2002

    TracksPrelude II, Impromptu From Three Little Oddities, Milonga

    LabelConcord Records

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  • 19
    Gary Burton
    8
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    Release Date1970

    TracksLeroy the Magician, Las Vegas Tango, Vibrafinger

    LabelAtlantic Records

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 20
    Gary Burton
    2
    1

    Release Date2004

    TracksWheatland, Ladies in Mercedes, Take Another Look

    Length (mins)01:05:32

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  • 21
    Gary Burton & Friends
    4
    4

    Release Date1992

    TracksInvitation, Redial, Double Guatemala

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  • 22
    Gary Burton & Friends
    1
    0

    Release Date2004

    TracksFor All We Know, Depk, Born to Be Blue

    LabelConcord Records

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  • 23

    Release Date1999

    TracksEvents Leading To The End, Part One: Grave Train, Events Leading To The End

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  • 24
    The Gary Burton Quartet
    5
    4

    Release Date1967

    TracksBallet, Portsmouth Figurations, Liturgy

    Genres (Music)Jazz fusion

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  • 25
    Gary Burton
    0
    1

    Release Date1987

    TracksFaded Love, Country Roads, Intermission Music

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