Donald Byrd – At The Half Note Café, Vol. 1 (Tone Poet Series)
This is a pre-order item and is expected 3rd February 2023.
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 (Side A)
2. Soulful Kiddy (Side A)
3. A Portrait Of Jennie (Side B)
4. Cecile (Side B)
5. Theme: Pure D. Funk (Side B)
Artist: Donald Byrd
Label: Blue Note
Format: Vinyl LP
Cat Number: 3814586
Released: 3rd February 2023