Favorite Vibraphone Tracks

PABLOPABLO 1,921 Posts
edited February 2016 in Music Talk
List em up!

Latin jazz, lounge, library, funk, solo, whatever. Lead or accompaniment. 1960-present.No holds barred.

I'll set it off with some obvious that come to mind:

Milt Jackson - Olinga
Gary Burton - Las Vegas Tango
Bobby Hutcherson - Montara

Tjader - too many to name

Roy Ayers - see above

Billy Wooten - In The Rain

Mancini- Lujon (yeah it's a marimba but screw it)

Let's d0 ziss!

The chesthair of Gary Burton compels you!

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  • PABLOPABLO 1,921 Posts


  • aleitaleit 1,915 Posts
    bobby montez - titoro

  • Big_StacksBig_Stacks "I don't worry about hittin' power, cause I don't give 'em nuttin' to hit." 4,670 Posts
    Hey,

    Here are some of mine:

    -"Sweet Tears"-Roy Ayers Ubiquity.
    -"Somewhere in the Night"-Cal Tjader.
    -"Yesterdays"-Freddie McCoy.
    -"Lonely Dreams"-Terry Gibbs.
    -"Summertime"-Modern Jazz Quartet.
    -"You Don't Know What Love Is"-Milt Jackson w/ Strings.
    -"Open Your Eyes, You Can Fly"-Gary Burton Quartet.
    -"Moon Child"-Johnny Lytle ft/ Ray Barretto.
    -"When You're Near"-Bobby Hutcherson.

    Peace,

    Big Stacks from Kakalak

  • montymonty 420 Posts

    -"You Don't Know What Love Is"-Milt Jackson w/ Strings.

    gorgeous

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  • Big_StacksBig_Stacks "I don't worry about hittin' power, cause I don't give 'em nuttin' to hit." 4,670 Posts

    -"You Don't Know What Love Is"-Milt Jackson w/ Strings.

    gorgeous

    YES!!!!! I'll add on "Acting, Thinking, Feeling" (listening to it as I type). There are too many more to add like all of "Soft Samba Strings" by Gary McFarland. Lush!!!

    Peace,

    Big Stacks from Kakalak

  • cheebahazecheebahaze 235 Posts
    Tabu- Don Cunningham
    Creation- Lennie Hibbert
    Red Snow- The Silhouettes (mad flute too)
    Sahib- Cal Tjader

  • pickwick33pickwick33 8,946 Posts
    "Keem-O-Sabe"-Electric Indian.

    Plus: any of those Lionel Hampton records on Brunswick where they dubbed his vibraphone over previously-used backing tracks from Tyrone Davis and others on the same label.

  • parsecparsec 5,087 Posts
    I don't have the patience to go through my records and write down track titles but... a few vibists I like alot:

    Khan Jamal
    Milton Simons
    Bobby Naughton
    Walt Dickerson
    Gunter Hampel
    Dave Pike

  • JimsterJimster Unshazamable saudade chord vehicle 6,183 Posts
    Trying to pick my fave Roy Ayers solo for this week's headphone persistence... "In The Dark" I think.

    Bobby Hutcherson - Chan's Song.

  • MondeyanoMondeyano Reykjavik 821 Posts

    Gary Burton - Las Vegas Tango
    Right on.

    -"You Don't Know What Love Is"-Milt Jackson w/ Strings.

    gorgeous
    Anyone have an mp3 of this please? Love a version of this song that Kenny Drew did.

  • roistoroisto 846 Posts
    Otto Donner: Haka-Blues
    Johnny Lytle: Selim
    Walt Dickerson: To My Queen
    Fats Sadi: Gamal Sadyin 'Em
    Lennie Hibbert: Village Soul
    most Mulatu Astatke tracks

  • ScopeCGNScopeCGN 163 Posts
    Gary Burton - Las Vegas Tango


    BTW: ...Is vibes the same as vibraphone?




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  • batmonbatmon 27,577 Posts


    M'Boom S/T

  • drewnicedrewnice 5,465 Posts
    Curtis Lundy - Just Be Yourself

  • FatbackFatback 6,746 Posts
    Walt Dickerson



     


      

  • FatbackFatback 6,746 Posts
    When all is said and done, this is my alltime fav vibraphonist lead record:




  • leisurebanditleisurebandit 1,006 Posts
    hmmm... tough question. hard to remember titles w/o the records in front of me, so this will just be a partial list:

    Walt Dickerson- Selina's Fantasy (from the Patch of Blue LP)
    Gary Burton- Chega de Saudade
    Bobby hutcherson- Little B's Poem
    Roy Ayers- Aint no Sunshine

    will try to think of more + post later

  • BelsonBelson 880 Posts
    Sounds of the City - 'Stuff and thangs' on Sounds of the City

    http://www.funk45.com/Index.asp?funk=music&search=2138&cat=id


  • Big_StacksBig_Stacks "I don't worry about hittin' power, cause I don't give 'em nuttin' to hit." 4,670 Posts


    -"You Don't Know What Love Is"-Milt Jackson w/ Strings.

    gorgeous
    Anyone have an mp3 of this please? Love a version of this song that Kenny Drew did.

    Check out Chet Baker w/ Strings version of it too (for trumpet lovers). Beautiful!!!

    Peace,

    Big Stacks from Kakalak

  • Gary McFarland - Fried Bananas

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