Jump to content



Photo
- - - - -

Donald Byrd


  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 lunaone

lunaone
  • VibeTribe
  • 567 posts

Posted 14 September 2013 - 12:10 AM

Missed his passing on. He was a major star here in DC

 

Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was best known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while simultaneously remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader, Byrd is also notable for his influential role in the early career of renowned keyboard player and composer Herbie Hancock.

 

 

http://en.wikipedia....iki/Donald_Byrd

 

 



#2 hoagie

hoagie
  • VibeTribe
  • 19,454 posts

Posted 14 September 2013 - 08:31 PM

Out of this World!

 



#3 lunaone

lunaone
  • VibeTribe
  • 567 posts

Posted 03 January 2014 - 11:31 PM

lets make this thread reomended favorite jazz recordings

 

1. Everyone Digs Bill Evans

 

i have other ones that people rate as better. This does not disappoint

 

The man was zoned in to the modal playing



#4 lunaone

lunaone
  • VibeTribe
  • 567 posts

Posted 26 January 2014 - 12:35 AM

Any Joe Henry fans out there?

 

A rterrific song writer at a real high level

 

Lyrics can be read and sung like poetry

 

Scar and Tiny Voices  with Ornette Coleman are excellent albums

 

saw him once :beard:



#5 lunaone

lunaone
  • VibeTribe
  • 567 posts

Posted 12 April 2014 - 12:47 AM

how about listing radio show that are worth a listen

 

I have taken to Friday request show on WBJC out of Baltimore

 

strange I cant paste the URL

 

oh well if you are in the head space, this show is splendid