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Charlie Byrd

We remember Charlie Byrd. ‘Last Flight’

This day (December 2, 1999), in Annapolis, Maryland, died Charlie Byrd, an American guitarist known for his association with Stan Getz. and Brazilian music. Digest Tracklist : Corcovado . He loves, she loves & How long has this been going on . w/ Tal Farlow, Barney Kessel – Seven Come Eleven (1988) . Shiny Stockings […]

This week In Jazz Legends 30

Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd , Chico Hamilton, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Michael Brecker, Oscar Peterson, Count Basie, Stanley Turrentine, Joe Henderson, Kenny Wheeler, Freddie Hubbard, Dizzy Gillespie , Bill Evans, Jaco Pastorius, Rahsaan Roland Kirk. They are the “Jazz Legends” performers selected among the 243 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in […]

Trumpeters meet Guitarists at Newport (1966)

July 2, 1966 – it is “Trumpet and Guitar Workshop” at the Newport Jazz Festival. On the trumpet side : Bobby Hackett, Clark Terry, Ruby Braff, Red Allen and Dizzy Gillespie and the guitar side George Benson, Charlie Byrd and Kenny Burrell

MGM / Verve publish ‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd…

‘Jazz Samba’ by Stan Getz & Charlie Byrd is a bossa nova (and the first on the American jazz scene) album released on April 20, 1962 by Mgm/Verve. Track Listing : 1.Desafinado (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Newton Mendonça) – 05:52 . 2.Samba Dees Days (Charlie Byrd) – 03:35 . 3.O Pato (Jayme Silva, Neuza Teixeira) – […]

Jazzed Christmas

From ‘Al I Want For Christmas (Is My Two Front Teeth)’ to ‘Christmas Blues’ , we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Christmas‘. It has Billy Eckstine, Ramsey Lewis Trio, Charlie Byrd, Peggy Lee With Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires and many more.

Jazzin the Samba

From ‘Samba De Minha Terra’ to ‘Samba de Una Nota So (One Note Samba)’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazzified Samba‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Real Jazzmen Doing Brazilian Music‘. It has Quincy Jones , Pat Metheny , Stan Getz , Eddy Harris and many more.

Colours Moon

From ‘Blue Moon’ to ‘Strawberry Moon’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz with a bit of Reggae and New-Orleans‘ tunes around the theme of ‘The Different Colours Of The Moon‘. It has Anita O’Day, Michel Legrand, Laurindo Almeida & Charlie Byrd, Cassandra Wilson and many more.

No Hard Feelings

From ‘Mentirosa Conmigo’ to ‘Cheating In The Next Room’ , we have mixed 16 ‘Jazz & Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Jealousy & Deception‘. It has Marcos Valle, Aretha Franklin, Laurindo Almeida and Charlie Byrd, Ray Charles and many more.

Jazzin’Around Corcovado

From ‘Corcovado’ to ‘Quiet Night (Corcovado)’ , we have mixed 18 ‘linked together by a clue‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Tom Jobim‘. It has Michel Legrand, Charles Mingus, Dianne Elise, Lisa Ono and many more.

Three is A Crowd

From ‘Three Note Samba’ to ‘Three For The Festival’ , we have mixed 18 ‘Jazz with a Slice of Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘The number “Three”‘. It has Joshua Redman, Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra, Pat Martino, Gary US Bonds and many more.

They Were Five…

From ‘Que Se Vaya El Morro’ to ‘Open music’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz and Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Quintets‘. It has MJQ & Milt Jackson Quintet, The Five Corners Quintet, Sylvia Telles Edu Lobo Tamba Trio e Quinteto Villa Lobos, Quinteto Rebelde and many more.

Playing Mr Ed

From ‘Azure’ to ‘Do Nothin’ Till You Hear From Me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Duke Ellington‘. It has Stan Getz, James Newton, Yusef Lateef , Cecil Taylor and many more.

Jobim Para Dois (ou Três)

From ‘How Insensitive’ to ‘Corcovado’, we have mixed 20 ‘Brazilian Jazz‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Duos doing Jobim’s Classics‘. It has Nana Caymmi & César Camargo, Antonio Carlos Jobim & Elis Regina, Yamandu Costa & Ze Paulo Becker, Sergio Mendes & Cannonball Adderley and many more.

Whoopee for Walter

From ‘My Buddy’ to ‘My baby just cares for me’, we have mixed 19 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Walter Donaldson‘. It has Ray Charles, Anita O’day, Al Jolson, Frank Sinatra and many more.

The Song Is Kern

From ‘Why Do I Love You’ to ‘Pick Yourself Up’, we have mixed 20 ‘Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Jerome Kern‘. It has Benny Golson, John Coltrane, Nina Simone, Charlie Parker and many more.

Woody Herman (reHeard)

From ‘Bamba Samba’ to ‘At The Woodchopper’s Ball’, we have mixed 18 ‘Strictly Jazz‘ tunes written or co-written by ‘Woody Herman ‘. It has Willie Nelson & Wynton Marsalis , Woody Herman , The Manhattan Transfer , Woody Herman and many more.