American jazz vibraphonist Gary Burton plays a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 13, 2013. Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Gary Burton: A New Quartet, A Familiar Sound

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All these years later, Burton's old country and rock associations leave a mark on his new quartet.

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