Ralph Towner / Gary Burton - Matchbook [ECM/Polydor Records ECM 1056] (1975)

Released: 1975
Country: US
Label: ECM/Polydor Records
Catalog: ECM 1056
Genre: Jazz

Item# SR-POEC1056
Ratings: C=VG+; LP=VG+


T R A C K L I S T:
01 Drifting Petals
02 Some Other Time
03 Brotherhood
04 Icarus
05 Song For A Friend
06 Matchbook
07 1 X 6
08 Aurora
09 Goodbye Pork Pie Hat




Matchbook
Ralph Towner / Gary Burton


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Album Review

Scott Yanow [allmusic.com]

This set of duets by vibraphonist Gary Burton and guitarist Ralph Towner features a logical matchup, since both musicians are open to folk melodies and are generally quiet improvisers. In addition to six Towner originals and Burton's ''Brotherhood,'' the set has thoughtful versions of ''Some Other Time'' and ''Goodbye Pork Pie Hat.'' More tempo and mood variation would have uplifted the otherwise fine music.