Donald Byrd

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Leading bop trumpet stylist with biting, dynamic lines and a crackling sound, later a champion of jazz/R&B crossover during the 1970s.
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Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
First Flight: Yusef Lateef with Donald Byrd
1955 First Flight: Yusef Lateef with Donald Byrd Delmark
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Byrd Jazz
1955 Byrd Jazz Transition Productions
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Long Green
1955 Long Green Savoy
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Byrd's Word
1955 Byrd's Word Savoy Jazz
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Byrd's Eye View
1955 Byrd's Eye View Blue Note
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The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley, Vol. 1
1956 The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley, Vol. 1 Savoy Jazz
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Mobley's Message
1956 Mobley's Message APO (Analogue Production Originals)
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The Young Bloods
1956 The Young Bloods OJC
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All Night Long
1956 All Night Long Original Jazz Classics
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September Afternoon
1956 September Afternoon Discovery
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2 Trumpets
1956 2 Trumpets Original Jazz Classics
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The Jazz Message Of...
1956 The Jazz Message Of... Savoy
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Byrd Blows on Beacon Hill
1957 Byrd Blows on Beacon Hill Super Bit
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Jazz Lab
1957 Jazz Lab Jubilee
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Star Eyes
1957 Star Eyes Savoy
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Jazz Lab
1957 Jazz Lab
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At Newport
1957 At Newport Verve / Universal Distribution / Universal Music
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Jazz at Hotchkiss
1957 Jazz at Hotchkiss Savoy Jazz
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Modern Jazz Perspective
1957 Modern Jazz Perspective Wax Time
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Three Trumpets
1958 Three Trumpets Original Jazz Classics
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Parisian Thoroughfare
1958 Parisian Thoroughfare Emarcy
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Off to the Races
1958 Off to the Races Blue Note
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Byrd in Hand
1959 Byrd in Hand Blue Note
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Fuego
1959 Fuego Blue Note
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Byrd in Paris, Vol.1
1959 Byrd in Paris, Vol.1 Decca / Universal
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Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1
1960 Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vol. 1 Blue Note
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Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vol. 2
1960 Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vol. 2 Blue Note
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Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vols. 1-2
1960 Donald Byrd at the Half Note Cafe, Vols. 1-2 Blue Note
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Byrd in Flight
1960 Byrd in Flight Blue Note
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Motor City Scene
1960 Motor City Scene Naxos of America / Verse Music Group
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Stardust
1960 Stardust Bethlehem High Fidelity
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The Cat Walk
1961 The Cat Walk Blue Note
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Royal Flush
1961 Royal Flush Blue Note
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Free Form
1961 Free Form Blue Note
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Out of This World
1961 Out of This World Fresh Sound
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Groovin' for Nat
1962 Groovin' for Nat Black Lion
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A New Perspective
1963 A New Perspective Blue Note
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Gigi Gryce/Donald Byrd
1963 Gigi Gryce/Donald Byrd Josie
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Up with Donald Byrd
1964 Up with Donald Byrd Universal / Verve
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I'm Tryin' to Get Home
1965 I'm Tryin' to Get Home Blue Note
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Mustang
1966 Mustang Blue Note
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Blackjack
1967 Blackjack Blue Note
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Slow Drag
1967 Slow Drag Blue Note
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The Creeper
1967 The Creeper EMI
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Fancy Free
1970 Fancy Free Blue Note
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Electric Byrd
1970 Electric Byrd Blue Note
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Kofi
1971 Kofi Blue Note
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Ethiopian Knights
1972 Ethiopian Knights Blue Note
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Black Byrd
1973 Black Byrd Blue Note
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Street Lady
1974 Street Lady Blue Note
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Cornbread, Earl and Me [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
1975 Cornbread, Earl and Me [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] BGP (Beat Goes Public)
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Places and Spaces
1975 Places and Spaces Blue Note
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Stepping into Tomorrow
1975 Stepping into Tomorrow Blue Note
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Caricatures
1976 Caricatures Blue Note
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Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life)
1978 Thank You...For F.U.M.L. (Funking Up My Life) Wounded Bird
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Donald Byrd and 125th Street, N.Y.C.
1979 Donald Byrd and 125th Street, N.Y.C. Elektra / Rhino
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Love Byrd
1981 Love Byrd Wounded Bird
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Words, Sounds, Colors and Shapes
1982 Words, Sounds, Colors and Shapes Wounded Bird
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Getting Down to Business
1990 Getting Down to Business Landmark
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A City Called Heaven
1991 A City Called Heaven Landmark
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Harlem Blues
1992 Harlem Blues Landmark
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In a Soulful Mood
2005 In a Soulful Mood Music Club International Records
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With Strings
2006 With Strings Lone Hill Jazz
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The New York Scene
2009 The New York Scene Original Jazz Classics / Universal
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Paris '64
Paris '64 Hi Hat
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