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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Not all young musicians are great, but great musicians seem to be at their best when young. A little laminate peeling to the opening of cover. Donald Byrd Selected Chronolgy: AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript.

But in handful of cases it also illustrated something else that I often forget or get confused about. I frequently think of the jazz greats being in, say, their 50s.

Streams Videos All Posts. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Spine is clean on all 3 sides. 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…. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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Byrd ‘s playing throughout is typically sleek and lyrical, and Adams ‘ catwwalk, husky baritone sound is the perfect counterbalance, making The Cat Walk an essential Byrd purchase. Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. Byrd was still among the living.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Trumpeter Donald Byrd and byrc saxophonist Pepper Adams worked together on several recordings between andand The Cat Walk released on LP in is among the best. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.


Donald Byrd “The Cat Walk” (1961)

And of course, many of them were, eventually. He was definitely one of the best hard bop musicians and one of catwlak all-time favorite musicians. I am not sure where this logic takes you, except somewhere it may involve strawberries. Introspection Late Night Partying.

It illustrated two cztwalk world-shattering facts: Duke’s Mixture Duke Pearson. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Hi there, I read your blogs daily. Vinyl is of good lustre, with surface marks that do not affect play. Another gap in the Blue Note collection filled.

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OK, maybe Murray is too prolific to be a good example, but the point I am trying to make is that the lifestyle which produced — and destroyed — a generation of players was relatively short-lived. Byrd contributed the title donqld, 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 bbyrd and smooth run-outs that are indeed very feline in nature.

Notify me of new comments via email. Say You’re Mine Duke Pearson. Donald Byrd, may he rest in peace. I thought I had explored the blog pretty thoroughly, but I have never seen that rather elegant presentation of Jazz Mortality Rates. I do agree with what you imply in that post, however: Your writing style is witty, keep up the good work!


I began an interesting exercise recently — not much more than a doodle, really, while I was listening: 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 dojald on.

Energetic Gritty Passionate Playful Rollicking. Still not sure what it proves if anything. And how many great collectibles as well. Jazz Latin New Age. Xonald started with the line-up for whatever it was I was listening to a Mingus band?

I did an excercise similar to yours a few years back — I see its getting a little out of date. Laminated cover, sharp corners, a delight.

But of the hard bop generation that cut records for Blue Note, those who have lived into their 80s are an absolute exception. And small mark on top spine see pics.

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Rainy Day Relaxation Road Trip. I read it thinking that in fact it is almost as easy to prove the premature death theory as it is to disprove it. Email Address never made public. Compare these musicians with those born say a generation later and the immense difference is evident. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here God, the list goes on — certainly took their toll of that generation.