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Donald Byrd

We remember Stan Getz. ‘Getz à Go Go’

This day (June 6, 1991), in Malibu, California, died Stan Getz, an American jazz saxophone player who was known as The Sound. Digest Tracklist : Lush Life (1983) . Yours And Mine (1990) . Blood Count (1989) . Dream’S (1986) . w/ Chet Baker…

This week In Soul Artists 20/52

Carla Thomas, Blues Brothers Band , Sharon Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Taj Mahal, Johnny Guitar Watson, Chuck Brown, The Soul Searchers, Tina Turner, Janet Jackson, Donna Summer, Grace Jones, Mary J. Blige, Guru, Donald Byrd, Run DMC. They…

We Remember Donald Byrd

February 4, 2013 - Mr.Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II a.k.a. Donald Byrd, jazz and funk trumpeter passed away aged 80. He is remembered.Recorded on November 10 & 15, 1956, "6 Pieces of Silver" is an album by Horace Silver with…

This week In Jazz Legends 05/52

Bill Evans, Carmen McRae, The Modern Jazz Quartet, Ella Fitzgerald & Sammy Davis Jr., J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding, Tony Bennett, Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins & Jim Hall, Anita O'Day, Weather Report, Donald Byrd, Herbie…

Jazzin’Around Afro Blue

Starting and ending with Mongo Santamaría's composition 'Afro Blue', we have mixed 18 'Strictly Jazz with some Salsa' tunes around the theme of 'Mongo Santamaría'. It has Donald Byrd, Sheila Jordan, Airto Moreira, Ray Barretto & Tito…

All the Things Oscar

From 'I'll Take Romance' to 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain' , we have mixed 23 'Jazz' tunes written or co-written by 'Oscar Hammerstein II'. It has Terry Snyder, Antigua Jazz band, Lou Donaldson, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.

Thinking Is Just An Idea

From 'I Think It Was A Dream' to 'I Think I'll Call It Morning' , we have mixed 20 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Thinking'. It has Chick Corea, Dinah Washington, Elmer Bernstein, Donald Byrd and many more.

Returning to, Forever

From 'Maybe I'll Come Back' to 'Lover Come Back To Me', we have mixed 17 'Jazz' tunes around the theme of 'Returning'. It has Julie London, Bobby Vee & The Strangers, Kenny Burrell, Judy Garland and many more.