Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Donald Byrd – The Cat Walk at Discogs. Complete your Donald Byrd collection. Donald Byrd RIP. Byrd’s nephew has reported his uncle Donald Byrd’s death, though it has yet to be confirmed. Byrd was said to have died. Selected Track: “Say You’re Mine” > Artists Donald Byrd (tp) Pepper Adams (bs) Duke Pearson (p) Laymon Jackson (b) Philly Joe Jones (d).
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He was one of the first musicians I discovered when I first started exploring jazz music, and almost a decade later I still keep discovering great records that he played on. But in handful of cases it also illustrated something else that I often caatwalk or get confused about.
Duke’s Mixture Duke Pearson. Another gap in the Blue Note collection filled.
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Byrd ‘s playing throughout is cztwalk sleek and lyrical, and Adams ‘ sturdy, husky baritone sound is the perfect counterbalance, making The Cat Walk an essential Byrd purchase. Donald Byrd Selected Chronolgy: Front is in very good condition with nice sheen. I frequently think of the jazz greats being in, say, their 50s.
Hi there, I read your blogs daily. I read it thinking that in fact it is almost as easy to prove the premature death theory as it is to disprove it. Back cover is in great condition except for a loss of lamination above title, but does not deter from still being a great condition cover. Vinyl is of good lustre, with surface marks that do not catwalm play.
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Your writing style is witty, cataalk up the good work! Still not sure what it proves if anything. At least you made good use of it. Sexy Trippy All Moods. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.
Trumpeter Donald Byrd and baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams worked together on several recordings between andand The Cat Walk released on LP in is among the best. I am not sure where this logic takes you, except somewhere it may involve strawberries. The passing of Donald Byrd is very sad news. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Spine is clean on all 3 sides. Not all young musicians are great, but great musicians seem to be at their best when young.
A quintet setting, with pianist Duke Pearson another longtime Byrd collaboratorbassist Laymon Jacksonand a lively Philly Joe Jones on drums joining the front line of Byrd and Adamsthe sessions for The Cat Walk benefited from the writing and arrangement skills of Pearsonwho contributes three compositions here, the impressive opener “Say You’re Mine,” “Duke’s Mixture,” and “Hello Bright Sunflower,” which borrows its melodic structure from the opening bars of “Lullaby of Broadway” and features Byrd using a muted trumpet.
Notify me of new comments via email. Someone like David Murray — one of the greatest reed players of his generation — born in the s, and still only in his fifties, continues to play at the height of his powers and has a body of recorded work stretching to maybe hundreds of albums if his sideman dates are included I think he has made over 80 records as leader. Byrd contributed the title track, which attempts to capture the coiled, taut, but somehow still relaxed and assured gait of a tomcat, thanks in no small part to Jones ‘ inspired drumming which hits the mark with stops and turns and smooth run-outs that are indeed very feline in nature.
Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The album is very much in the mould of the earlier Byrd in Hand. I started with the line-up for whatever it was I was listening to a Mingus band?
Compare these musicians with those born say a generation later and the immense difference is evident. Introspection Late Night Partying. He was definitely one of cahwalk best hard bop musicians and one of my all-time favorite musicians. Streams Videos All Posts. The rigours associated with the lifestyle of many immediately pre-war s-born jazzers — booze, heroin, ill-health and undiagnosed illness, discrimination, consuming anger, late hours, poor diet….
Each Time I Think of You. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: God, the list goes on — certainly took their toll of that generation. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.
Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. It illustrated two hardly world-shattering facts: You are commenting using your Twitter account. I began an interesting exercise recently — not much more than a donqld, really, while I was listening: But of the hard bop generation that cut records for Blue Note, those who have lived into their 80s are an absolute exception. Donald Byrd, may he rest in peace. Label on side 1 has a little discolour from glue holding label Side 2 is excellent. But some were barely into their twenties when they recorded their great s and 60s records for Blue Note or Riverside or Prestige.
A little laminate peeling to the opening of cover. Small dink on bottom left.
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And of course, many of them were, eventually. I do agree with what you imply in that post, however: The Cat Walk Donald Byrd. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. I did an excercise similar to yours a few years back — I see its getting a little out of date. Hello Bright Sunflower Duke Pearson.