Duster / Country Roads & Other Places

Catalogue no: BGOCD1157 | 2 on 1 CD



  • ‘Duster’, vibraphonist Burton’s 1967 RCA album featuring Larry Coryell, Steve Swallow and Roy Haynes, is considered to be one of the first jazz fusion recordings
  • On ‘Country Roads & Other Places’ Jerry Hahn had replaced Larry Coryell on guitar; this 1969 album has an eclectic mixture of jazz tinged with elements of country, pop and classical
  • Digitally remastered and slipcased
  • Extensive new notes

Review from Vintage Guitar magazine:

After auspicious straightahead jazz outings with Hank Garland and the Nashville All-Stars while still in his teens, vibist Burton formed one of the first (and best) jazz-rock groups, with guitarist Larry Coryell, bassist Steve Swallow, and drummer Roy Haynes. Coryell displays ample technique, with a heavier attack than most (sometimes reminiscent of Barney Kessel), ranging from blues bends to atonal assaults to lovely melodicism.



  1. Ballet
  2. Sweet Rain
  3. Portsmouth Figurations
  4. General Mojo’s Well Laid Plan
  5. One, Two, 1-2-3-4
  6. Sing Me Softly Of The Blues
  7. Liturgy
  8. Response

Country Roads & Other Places:

  1. Country Roads
  2. The Green Mountains
  3. True Or False
  4. Gone, But Forgotten
  5. Ravel Prelude (Le Tombeau De Couperin: Prelude)
  6. And On The Third Day
  7. A Singing Song
  8. Wichita Breakdown
  9. My Foolish Heart
  10. A Family Joy


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