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Donald Byrd - Caricatures (CD, Album)

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  1. Donald Byrd was considered one of the finest hard bop trumpeters of the post-Clifford Brown era. He recorded prolifically as both a leader and sideman from the mid-’50s into the mid-’60s, most often for Blue Note, where he established a reputation as a solid stylist .
  2. Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, – February 4, ) was an American jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter and vocalist. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was known as one of the rare bebop jazz musicians who successfully explored funk and soul while remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader, Byrd was an influence on the early career of.
  3. Donald Byrd's last Blue Note album with fusion genius Larry Mizell – and a doozy! The record builds off the style of previous Byrd/Mizell outings – like Places & Spaces, Street Lady, and Black Byrd – mixing together a similar blend of heavy rhythms, keyboards, and sweet funky trumpet licks from Donald. The sound here's a bit tighter than on some of the previous records.
  4. A Donald Byrd treasure – and an album that was almost left in the vaults by Blue Note, until they briefly released it at the end of the 70s! The cover and title are a bit unfamiliar, but the music is right up there with Byrd 's classic sessions with baritonist Pepper Adams – a great player here, with a deftness on his horn that's incredible – matching all the sharp changes and soulful.
  5. Album. Caricatures Donald Byrd. Released Caricatures Tracklist. 3. Caricatures Lyrics. 4. The Donald Byrd Collection. Places and Spaces. Show all albums by Donald Byrd.
  6. Mar 04,  · I absolutely love these records and have Black Byrd on the above SACD, along with the VMP LP of Fancy Free & the BN CD of Ethiopian Knights. But yes, Black Byrd is the first in association with Mizzell, followed by Street Lady, Stepping Into Tomorrow, Places and Spaces & Caricatures. I love 'em all, and I typically enjoy Mizzell projects.

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