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Donald Byrd

Donald Byrd - At The Half Note Cafe, Vol.1 (Blue Note Tone Poet Series) (Blue Note)


RELEASED: 3rd February 2023

Format:  180g Vinyl LP (Blue Note Tone Poet Series)
Cat No:  3814586

In November 1960, trumpeter Donald Byrd brought his quintet in to the Half Note Café in New York City to record this soulful, swinging, and highly enjoyable live set of hard bop featuring Pepper Adams on baritone saxophone, Duke Pearson on piano, Laymon Jackson on bass, and Lex Humphries on drums.
This stereo Tone Poet Vinyl Edition was produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe gatefold tip-on jacket.

1. My Girl Shirl
2. Soulful Kiddy
3. A Portrait Of Jennie
4. Cecile
5. The Theme