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Donald Byrd – Black Byrd

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Initially, Black Byrd was offensive to jazz purists, who didn't immediately appreciate Donald Byrd's foray into R&B. But the record went on to become the biggest-selling in Blue Note history – never before had a jazz musician embraced the celebratory sound and style of contemporary funk as fully as Byrd did here – not even Miles Davis. For 2014, Blue Note - alo...

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    Initially, Black Byrd was offensive to jazz purists, who didn't immediately appreciate Donald Byrd's foray into R&B. But the record went on to become the biggest-selling in Blue Note history – never before had a jazz musician embraced the celebratory sound and style of contemporary funk as fully as Byrd did here – not even Miles Davis.

    For 2014, Blue Note – along with Universal Music Enterprises – is launching a major 75th Anniversary Vinyl Initiative that is dedicated to the proposition that Blue Note's catalog should be readily available at a low cost – featuring high quality pressings and authentic reproductions of Blue Note's iconic packaging.

    Side 1
    Flight Time
    Black Byrd
    Love’s So Far Away
    Side 2
    Mr. Thomas
    Sky High
    Slop Jar Blues
    Where Are We Going?

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