At the 51st Grammy Awards, Chick Corea and Gary Burton brought home the statue in the category of Best Jazz Instrumental Album for The New Crystal Silence. This is the pair's fourth Grammy-winning recording as a duet.
Their other winners are:
* Duet (1978)
* Chick Corea and Gary Burton in Concert, Zurich, October 28, 1979 (1980)
* “Rhumbata” off Native Sense: The New Duets (1998)
New Territory for Enduring Partnership
Over 37 years, Chick Corea and Gary Burton have reached a level of communication that's close to magical. And never more so than on The New Crystal Silence.
Reviews "Gary Burton is one of the best improvisers of all time…Chick Corea one of the greatest composers in the modern era…this record happens to be one of their very best”…Pat Metheny
"Their fans will consider it an instant classic, joining the pantheon of beyond-criticism albums." -- DownBeat Magazine
"Breathtaking." (5/5 stars) -- Mojo Magazine
"Burton and Corea are old pros as duet players. Their playing together remains brilliant—unified, sympathetic, and deeply creative." - PopMatters
Disc One: 1. Duende (Corea) 2. Love Castle (Corea) 3. Brasilia (Corea) 4. Crystal Silence (Corea) 5. La Fiesta (Corea) Disc Two: 1. Bud Powell (Corea) 2. Waltz For Debby (Evans) 3. Alegria (Corea) 4. No Mystery (Corea) 5. Senor Mouse (Corea) 6. Sweet and Lovely (Arnheim, Daniels, Tobias) 7. I Loves You, Porgy (Gershwin, Gershwin, Heyward) 8. La Fiesta (Corea)