Don Byas

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Relationships

member of: Don Byas and His Orchestra
Don Byas Quartet
Don Byas Quintet
Don Byas' All Star Quintet
Roy Eldridge Quintet (tenor saxophone)
Leonard Feather's Esquire All-Americans
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Wikidata: Q1239006 [info]
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Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
composer
1944 Stomp
Saint-Germain-des-Près Blues
They Say It's Wonderful
Worried and Blue
instrument
1938-05-27 A Wee Bit of Swing tenor saxophone Timmie Rosenkrantz and his Barrelhouse Barons 2:33
1940-01-02 Wham Re Bop Boom Bam tenor saxophone Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy 3:03
1940-01-26 Beryl Booker’s Byased Blues tenor saxophone Beryl Booker Trio with Don Byas 4:47
1940-01-26 I Should Care tenor saxophone Beryl Booker Trio with Don Byas 4:35
1940-01-26 Makin’ Whoopee tenor saxophone Beryl Booker Trio with Don Byas 4:53
1940-11-11 627 Stomp tenor saxophone Pete Johnson 3:09
1941-04-30 4-F Blues tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:38
1941-04-30 Dream of You tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:54
1941-04-30 G.I. Blues tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:26
1941-04-30 I Want Every Bit of It tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 3:17
1941-04-30 Ooh! Ooh! My! My! Ooh! Ooh! tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:47
1941-04-30 Seventh Avenue tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:52
1941-04-30 Sorta Kinda tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:42
1941-04-30 That's the Blues tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:52
1941-05 Down on Teddy's Hill [I Got Rhythm] tenor saxophone Charlie Christian 3:07
1941-05 Kerouac tenor saxophone Charlie Christian 7:33
1941-05 Stardust, Part 1 tenor saxophone Charlie Christian 6:15
1941-05 Stardust, Part 2 tenor saxophone Charlie Christian 3:24
1941-10-01 Something New tenor saxophone Count Basie & His Orchestra 2:17
1941-11-17 Harvard Blues tenor saxophone Count Basie & His Orchestra 3:21
1942-07-24 Sugar Blues tenor saxophone Count Basie and His All American Rhythm Section 2:56
1943 Yeah Man! (Hollywood, summer 1943) tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:38
1944-02-12 Jammin' the Boogie tenor saxophone [tenor sax] Albert Ammons' Rhythm Kings 4:07
1944-02-12 The Breaks tenor saxophone Albert Ammons & His Rhythm Kings 3:09
1944-05-24 On the Sunny Side of the Street tenor saxophone Coleman Hawkins and His Sax Ensemble 4:43
1944-06-14 Dance of the Tambourine tenor saxophone Hot Lips Page and His Hot Swing Seven 3:02
1944-07-28 Riffin' and Jivin' tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:58
1944-08-17 1944 Stomp tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:00
1944-09-18 Swing Street tenor saxophone Buck Ram's All-Stars 3:00
1944-09-29 These Foolish Things tenor saxophone Hot Lips Page 3:12
1944-09-29 You Need Coachin' tenor saxophone [tenor sax] Hot Lips Page and His Orchestra 3:15
1944-11-22 Memories of You tenor saxophone Cozy Cole and His Orchestra 2:51
1945-01-04 Dream of You tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:57
1945-01-04 G.I. Blues (4-F Blues) tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:30
1945-01-04 I Want Every Bit of It tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 3:14
1945-01-04 Ooh Ooh, My My, Ooh Ooh tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:49
1945-01-04 Seventh Avenue tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:54
1945-01-04 Sorta Kinda tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:45
1945-01-04 That's the Blues tenor saxophone Clyde Hart's All Stars 2:50
1945-01-04 That's the Blues tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:59
1945-01-04 What's the Matter Now? tenor saxophone Charlie Parker 2:44
1945-01-09 Be-Bop tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 3:09
1945-01-09 I Can't Get Started tenor saxophone [ts] Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 3:08
1945-01-09 Salt Peanuts tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie Sextet 3:02
1945-01-23 You Call It Madness tenor saxophone Don Byas' All Star Quintet 2:53
1945-01 – 1945-02 Just a Dream tenor saxophone Little Sam 3:04
1945-01 – 1945-02 Please Believe Me tenor saxophone Little Sam 2:48
1945-01 – 1945-02 Why Did You Do That to Me tenor saxophone Little Sam 3:04
1945-01 – 1945-02 You Got to Play Your Hand tenor saxophone Little Sam 3:14
1945-02-02 Johnson and Turner Blues tenor saxophone Big Joe Turner 3:01
1945-02-02 S.K. Blues Part 2 tenor saxophone Big Joe Turner 2:58
1945-02-02 S.K. Blues, Part 1 tenor saxophone Big Joe Turner 3:01
1945-02-02 S.K. Blues, Part 2 tenor saxophone Big Joe Turner 2:59
1945-02-02 Watch That Jive tenor saxophone Big Joe Turner 3:00
1945-04 Now's the Time tenor saxophone Don Byas Quintet 3:12
1945-06-09 (Back Home In) Indiana tenor saxophone [tenor sax] Don Byas and Slam Stewart 5:16
1945-06-09 I Got Rhythm Byas tenor saxophone [ts] Don Byas and Slam Stewart 5:00
1945-06-22 [introduction by Symphony Sid] tenor saxophone Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie 1:19
1945-06-22 Bebop tenor saxophone Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie 7:09
1945-06-22 Fifty Second Street Theme tenor saxophone Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie 2:15
1945-06-22 Hot House tenor saxophone Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie 7:14
1945-06-27 Out of Nowhere tenor saxophone Don Byas All Stars 3:12
1945-08-30 Harvard Blues tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 3:08
1945-08-30 One O'Clock Jump tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:43
1945-08-30 Slam-in' Around tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:46
1945-08-30 Three O'Clock in the Morning tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:59
1945-09-06 Dark Eyes tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:03
1945-09-06 Laura tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:50
1945-09-06 Slam, Don't Shake Like That tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:01
1945-09-06 Stardust tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:01
1945-09-12 Melody in Swing tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 3:14
1945-10-03 My Melancholy Baby tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:03
1945-11-01 Humoresque tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:48
1945-11-01 Slamboree tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:55
1945-11-01 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:47
1945-11-01 Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:59
1945-11-26 Candy tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:18
1945 Sophisticated Lady tenor saxophone Johnny Guarnieri Quartet 3:03
1946-01-10 Gone With the Wind tenor saxophone Leonard Feather's Esquire All-Americans 4:35
1946-01-10 Long Long Journey tenor saxophone Esquire All-American Award Winners 4:23
1946-01-10 Long Long Journey tenor saxophone Leonard Feather's Esquire All-Americans 4:31
1946-01-10 Snafu tenor saxophone Esquire All-American Award Winners 4:17
1946-01-10 The One That Got Away tenor saxophone Leonard Feather's Esquire All-Americans 4:23
1946-01-11 Gone with the Wind tenor saxophone Esquire All-American Award Winners 4:34
1946-02-22 52nd Street Theme tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:13
1946-02-22 52nd Street Theme tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:05
1946-02-22 A Night in Tunisia tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:05
1946-02-22 Ol Man Rebop tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie and His Orchestra 2:42
1946-05-17 Cherokee tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 3:02
1946-05-17 September in the Rain tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:59
1946-08-21 September Song tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:53
1946-12-04 Gloria tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 3:07
1947-01-06 Body and Soul tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:56
1947-01-13 I Surrender, Dear tenor saxophone Don Byas/Tyree Glenn Orchestra 3:08
1947-06-12 Blues for Panassié tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Orchestra 2:52
1947-06-12 Humoresque tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Orchestra 2:53
1947-06-12 I Can't Explain tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Orchestra 2:29
1947-06-12 Riffin' and Jivin' tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Orchestra 2:49
1947-06-12 Stormy Weather tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Rhythm 3:12
1947-06-12 These Foolish Things tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Orchestra 3:05
1949-01-04 Yesterdays tenor saxophone Bill Coleman-Don Byas Quintet 2:31
1949-01-05 Lover Man tenor saxophone Bill Coleman-Don Byas Quintet 2:37
1949-07-07 Convulsions tenor saxophone James Moody Quintet 3:00
1949-07-07 Oh Well tenor saxophone James Moody Quintet 2:50
1949-07-07 Recto tenor saxophone James Moody Quintet 3:27
1949-07-07 Verso tenor saxophone James Moody Quintet 3:23
1950-07-04 A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody tenor saxophone Don Byas and Orchestra 2:57
1950-07-04 Flamingo tenor saxophone Don Byas and Orchestra 2:57
1950-07-04 Old Man River tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:46
1950-07-04 Stardust tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:17
1950-07-04 Summertime tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:48
1951-03-28 Hollywood Pastime tenor saxophone Roy Eldridge Quintet 4:02
1951-03-28 I'd Love Him So tenor saxophone Roy Eldridge Quintet 3:27
1951-03-28 Oh Shut Up! tenor saxophone Roy Eldridge Quintet 3:12
1951-03-28 The Heat Is On (Treas Chaud) tenor saxophone Roy Eldridge Quintet 3:26
1951-04-19 Easy to Love tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:58
1951-04-19 Georgia on My Mind tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:54
1951-04-19 Night and Day tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:37
1951-04-19 Over the Rainbow (1951-04-19) tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:49
1951-04-19 The Man I Love tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:43
1951-04-19 Where or When tenor saxophone Don Byas and His Rhythm 2:40
1952-03-25 Blue and Sentimental tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 2:44
1952-03-25 Cocktails for Two tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 2:43
1952-03-25 Cognac Blues tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 2:43
1952-03-25 Just One More Chance tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:13
1952-03-25 Moon Nocturne tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:04
1952-03-25 Sabla Y Blu tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:07
1952-04-06 Ain't Misbehavin' tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 2:59
1952-04-06 Just Blues (One More Blues) tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 3:01
1952-04-06 Mama's Blues (Mrs Dizzy Blues) tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 4:03
1952-04-06 When It's Sleepy Time Down South tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 2:57
1952-04-10 I Cover the Waterfront tenor saxophone Don Byas 4:05
1952-04-10 Laura (1952-04-10) tenor saxophone Don Byas 4:16
1952-04-10 Old Folks at Home tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:18
1952-04-10 Riviera Blues (Blues à la Don) tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:40
1952-04-10 Smoke Gets in Your Eyes tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:56
1952-04-10 Somebody Loves Me tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:52
1952-05-21 I Can't Give You Anything but Love tenor saxophone Don Byas Quartet 2:48
1952-07-18 Them There Eyes tenor saxophone Don Byas Quintet 3:12
1952 Oop-Pop-A-Dah tenor saxophone Dizzy Gillespie 6:44
1953-12-02 Lullaby of the Leaves tenor saxophone Mary Lou Williams feat. Don Byas 4:09
1953-12-02 Lullaby of the Leaves tenor saxophone Mary Lou Williams feat. Don Byas 4:09
1958-07-13 Indiana tenor saxophone Jazz Festival Du Cannes "Tenor Conclave" 7:58
1961-12-15 All the Things You Are tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 7:24
1961-12-15 Cherokee tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 6:19
1961-12-15 Cherokee (unissued alternate) tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 7:52
1961-12-15 Good Bait tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 6:31
1961-12-15 I Remember Clifford tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 6:15
1961-12-15 Jackie My Little Cat tenor saxophone Don ByasBud Powell Quintet 4:46
1961-12-15 Jackie My Little Cat tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 4:48
1961-12-15 Jackie My Little Cat (alternate) tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 5:13
1961-12-15 Jeannine tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 5:59
1961-12-15 Just One of Those Things tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 5:08
1961-12-15 Myth tenor saxophone Bud Powell & Don Byas 5:30
A Ballad tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 5:37
A Night in Tunisia tenor saxophone Don Byas 7:23
A Night in Tunisia tenor saxophone Don Byas ?:??
Ain't It the Truth tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:56
Alexandre le bienheureux : Mort de la grande tenor saxophone Vladimir Cosma 4:21
All the Things You Are tenor saxophone Don Byas 6:53
Anthropology tenor saxophone Don Byas 5:53
Billie's Bounce tenor saxophone Don Byas ?:??
Billie's Bounce tenor saxophone Don Byas 7:18
Billie’s Bounce tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 2:54
Body and Soul tenor saxophone Don Byas 7:34
Cement Mixer tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 2:54
Cottage for Sale tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:51
Dance of the Gremlins tenor saxophone Count Basie 4:07
Don't Blame Me tenor saxophone Don Byas 3:41
Don't Blame Me tenor saxophone Don Byas ?:??
Don't Blame Me tenor saxophone Don Byas 7:39
Down for Double tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:54
Dynamo A tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 3:32
En ce temps-là tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:34
Exactly Like You tenor saxophone Don Byas 9:06
Feather Merchant tenor saxophone Count Basie 3:03
Fiesta in Blue tenor saxophone Count Basie 3:07
Fiesta in Blue (recorded 1941-09-24) tenor saxophone Count Basie 3:08
G.I. Stomp (Red Bank Boogie) tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:17
Harvard Blues tenor saxophone Count Basie 3:20
How High the Moon tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 2:41
I Can't Give You Anything but Love tenor saxophone Don Byas 4:11
I Can’t Get Started tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 2:40
I Remember Clifford tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 5:32
I Surrender, Dear tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 3:16
I'll Remember April tenor saxophone Don Byas 9:45
Indiana tenor saxophone Don Byas 6:31
It's Sand Man! tenor saxophone Count Basie 3:09
Jump That's All tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges 3:03
Là-bas tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:47
Lady Bird tenor saxophone Don Byas 8:24
Lady Bird tenor saxophone Don Byas 8:10
Last Legs Blues (part 1) tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges 3:04
Last Legs Blues (part 2) tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges 2:59
Laura tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 3:55
Laura tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 3:44
Lover Man tenor saxophone Don Byas 8:21
Mad Monk tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 2:42
New Rhumba tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 3:47
Night in Tunisia tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 4:56
Nix It Mix It tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges 3:17
Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 2:40
Practice Makes Perfect tenor saxophone Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra 2:24
Rainbow Mist tenor saxophone Coleman Hawkins 2:59
Ralph's Scalp tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 2:36
Red Cross tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 2:48
Rhythm Man tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:40
Saint-Germain des Prés Blues tenor saxophone Harold Baker and His Duke's Men 3:21
Solidão saxophone Amália Rodrigues y Don Byas 2:24
Something New tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:18
Stardust tenor saxophone Don Byas 9:09
Stockholm Sweetenin' tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 5:37
That Old Feeling tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:30
The Hour of Parting tenor saxophone Don Byas & Tyree Glenn Orchestra 3:26
The Jitters tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:46
The Man I Love tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 4:49
There'll Never Be Another You tenor saxophone Don Byas 7:28
There'll Never Be Another You tenor saxophone Don Byas ?:??
They Say It's Wonderful tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:23
This Is Always tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:55
Time on My Hands tenor saxophone Johnny Hodges 3:16
Tranzparty tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 3:37
Tuesday at Ten tenor saxophone Count Basie 2:59
Two Different Moods tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 6:06
Uptown tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:48
Walkin' tenor saxophone Don Byas 6:20
Walkin' tenor saxophone Don Byas ?:??
Walking Around tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 2:42
Walking Around tenor saxophone Don Byas Ree‐Boppers 2:52
Westwood Walk tenor saxophone Kjell Karlsen Big Band 2:02
Yesterdays tenor saxophone Don Byas 8:54
Yesterdays tenor saxophone Don Byas 8:42
You Can Depend on Me tenor saxophone Don Byas 2:30