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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AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. God, the list goes on — certainly took their toll of that generation. Notify me of new comments via email.

Byrd ‘s playing throughout is typically sleek and lyrical, and Adams ‘ sturdy, husky baritone sound is the perfect counterbalance, making The Cat Walk an essential Byrd purchase. Streams Videos All Posts.

I read it thinking that in fact it is almost as easy to prove the premature death theory as it is to disprove it. Front is in very good condition with nice sheen. But in handful of cases it also illustrated something else that I often forget or get confused about.

But some were barely into sonald twenties when they recorded their great s and 60s records for Blue Byrr or Riverside or Prestige. 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. And how many great collectibles as well. 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….


It illustrated two hardly world-shattering facts: I started with the line-up for whatever it was I was listening to a Mingus band?


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Still not sure what it proves if anything. And of course, many of them were, eventually. Each Time I Think of You. Not all young musicians are great, but great musicians seem to be at their best when young.

Energetic Gritty Passionate Playful Rollicking. Notify me of new posts via email. Sexy Trippy All Moods. Label on side 1 has a little discolour from glue holding label Side 2 is excellent. You are commenting using your WordPress. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Hi there, I read your blogs daily. And small mark on top spine see pics. I frequently think of the jazz greats being in, say, their 50s.

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Hello Bright Sunflower Duke Pearson. I thought I had explored the blog pretty thoroughly, but I have never seen that rather elegant presentation of Jazz Mortality Rates. Back cover is in great condition except for a loss of lamination byrs title, but does not deter from still being a great condition cover.


Please enable JavaScript in your browser to use the site fully. At least you made good use of it. Your writing style is witty, keep up the good work!

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Vinyl is of good lustre, conald surface marks that do not affect play. I do agree with what you imply in that post, however: Laminated cover, sharp corners, a delight. A little laminate peeling to the opening of cover.

Catwapk 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 bygd are indeed very feline in nature.

Email Address never made public. I began an interesting exercise recently — not much more than a doodle, really, while I was listening: He was definitely one of the best hard bop musicians and one of my all-time favorite musicians. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.