CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

Black Byrd

LP (Item 6040) Blue Note, 1973 — Condition: Very Good
$9.99 ...

LP, Vinyl record album

(€0.00 || £0.00 || ¥0) (approx.)
4.90 5
Also available
Donald Byrd — Black Byrd ... LP 9.99
Donald Byrd — Black Byrd (75th Anniversary Edition) ... LP 17.99

A landmark album – Donald Byrd's first session with producer Larry Mizell, the man who went on to forever change the face of jazz funk! After rumbling around for a few years attempting electric styles that really didn't fit his mode, Donald wisely hooked up with Larry, and hit a groove here that would carry him for many many years. The album's a masterpiece of soul – heavy production with great keyboards, creating a nice set of grooves that let Byrd solo over the top, sounding better than he had in years! Great all the way through, and with tracks that include "Flight Time", "Sky High", "Black Byrd", "Slop Jar Blues", "Mr Thomas", and the prophetically-titled "Where Are We Going?" (UA pressing. Cover has light wear.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Blackjack
Blue Note, 1967. Very Good
An incredible album from Donald Byrd – hard, funky, and with more of an edge than most of his other Blue Note work! The sound on the album's incredibly sinister – really concerned with downward chord turns in moody rhythms – played with a real sense of soul by a frontline that ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Sabicas-Rock Encounter
Polydor, 1972. Very Good
A pretty wild album – and a really wonderful mixture of funky fusion and Spanish guitar, featuring tunes written by flamenco guitarist Sabicas, backed by arrangements handled by funky guitarist Joe Beck! The sound is pretty darn incredible – way better than you might think, and ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Right On Brother
Prestige, 1970. Good
A fantastic album of funky jazz guitar – by one of the best players in the genre! This is Ivan's first truly sublime album – a set that showed the world that he was easily one of the greatest jazz guitarists of his generation – able to spin out single-note jams with a speed and ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top