Live at the Jazz Workshop (CD)


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Format: CD 
Label: Echoes 
Year: 2015 

Media Condition: New 
Sleeve/Cover Condition: New 

TRACKS: 

1 Kwame (27:55) 
2 Fancy Free (16:43) 
3 The Good Reverend (17:22) 
4 Flight Time (10:20) 

Originally recorded in 1973 

PERSONNEL: 

Bass – David Williams 
Congas – Ray Armando 
Drums – Keith Killgo 
Guitar – Bernard Perry 
Keyboards – Kevin Toney 
Saxophone, Flute – Alan Barnes 
Trumpet – Donald Byrd 

Donald Byrd (born Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II) was one of the most consistent trumpeters to come out of the fertile Detroit jazz scene that emigrated to New York in the mid-'50s. Byrd possessed a beautiful, round, brassy tone often applied with intriguing ideas in intoxicating displays of exquisite jazz showmanship. 

This recording of a live radio broadcast captures Byrd early in his DC period while he was teaching (and studying law) at Howard University.

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