Donald Byrd

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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 keyboard player and composer Herbie Hancock.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1957 Paul Chambers Quintet Paul Chambers 2
1988 Great Trumpet Legends Various Artists 5 1
1995 His Majesty King Funk / Up With Donald Byrd Various Artists 1
1999 Blue 'N' Groovy, Volume 2: Mostly Modal Various Artists 1
1999 The Soul Jazz Collection Various Artists 1
2002 Velvet Jazz 2 Various Artists 1
2005 The Best of Rudy van Gelder: A Selection of Legendary Blue Note Recordings Rudy van Gelder 1
2012 Hip Hop & Jazz Mixed Up Vol.2 S. Mos 1
Jazz Sessions Various Artists 1
Prestige Profiles Collector's Edition, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
Pure Jazz Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1958 Trane's Blues John Coltrane 3
1989 Anthems, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
1989 World of Jazz: The Modern Sound Various Artists 1
1990 Jazz-Club: Trumpet Various Artists 1
1991 The Best of Blue Note Various Artists 1
1991 Classic Jazz-Funk, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1991 Classic Jazz-Funk, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1991 World of jazz: The Jazz Trumpet Various Artists 1
1992 Blue Bossa: Cool Cuts From the Tropics Various Artists 1
1993 Blue Break Beats, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1993 Blue Break Beats, Volume 2 Various Artists 2
1993 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1993 Playboy's 40th Anniversary: Four Decades of Jazz 1953-1993 Various Artists 1
1993 Blue 'n Groovy, Volume 1: Blue Note Connects With the Good Vibes Various Artists 1
1993 It's a Jazz Thing Various Artists 1
1993 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1994 Giant Steps Various Artists 1
1994 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 3 Various Artists 1
1994 Stolen Moments: Red Hot + Cool Various Artists 2
1994 FEEL SO GOOD - connoisseur soul collection Vol.6 Various Artists 1
1994 Feels So Good 12 Jazz Funk Classics Various Artists 1
1994 Straight No Chaser Various Artists 1
1995 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 4 Various Artists 1
1995 That's Jazz Various Artists 1
1995 Anthems, Volume 1 Various Artists 1
1995 Talkin' Verve - Roots of Acid Jazz (1951-72) Various Artists 2
1995 The Art of Jazz: Trumpet Legends Various Artists 1
1996 The Original Jazz Masters Series, Volume 5 Various Artists 1
1996 Latin Jazz Experience Various Artists 1
1996 100% Pure Groove, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1996 Blue Note Blend, Volume 2 Various Artists 1
1996 Blue Note Rare Grooves Various Artists 1
1996 Jazzclub Fasching, Stockholm Various Artists 1
1996 Jumpin' Jazz Various Artists 1
1996 Pure Jazz Moods Various Artists 1
1996 Six Shades of Blue Funk: Past, Present and Future Funk Various Artists 1
1997 The Blue Box: Blue Note's Best Various Artists 1
1997 Blue Break Beats, Volume 3 Various Artists 4 1
1997 Funky Bop Various Artists 1

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