Donald Byrd (American jazz trumpeter)

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Legal name: Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II

Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1955Bohemia After DarkKenny Clarke, “Cannonball” Adderley, Horace Silver, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Jerome Richardson & Paul Chambers4
1955Byrds Eye ViewDonald Byrd2
19562 TrumpetsArt Farmer & Donald Byrd35
1956Byrd's WordDonald Byrd3
1956Byrd JazzDonald Byrd3
1956The Young BloodsPhil Woods & Donald Byrd12
1957Jazz LabDon ByrdGigi Gryce1
1957Jazz EyesJohn Jenkins, Donald Byrd, Curtis Fuller, Tommy Flanagan, Doug Watkins, Art Taylor1
1957Modern Jazz PerspectiveDonald Byrd & Gigi Gryce2
1957New Formulas From the Jazz LabGigi Gryce & Donald Byrd1
1957This Is NewDonald Byrd, Hank Mobley, Kenny Drew3
1957Wailing With LouLou Donaldson Quintet with Donald Byrd, Herman Foster, John "Peck" Morrison & Art Taylor2
1958Jazz LabGigi Gryce / Donald Byrd2
1959Byrd in HandDonald Byrd56
1959Off to the RacesDonald Byrd16
1959The New York SceneGeorge Wallington, Phil Woods, Donald Byrd13
1960Byrd in FlightDonald Byrd20
1960FuegoDonald Byrd4
1960Motor City SceneDonald Byrd & Pepper Adams15
1960Soul JunctionThe Red Garland Quintet featuring John Coltrane and Donald Byrd6
1960The Third WorldDonald Byrd & Booker Little2
1961Royal FlushDonald Byrd5
1961Free FormDonald Byrd6
1962The Cat WalkDonald Byrd5
1963A New PerspectiveDonald Byrd37
1964Up With Donald ByrdDonald Byrd3
1965Body & SoulDonald Byrd, Kenny Burrell, Frank Foster, Hank Mobley, Mal Waldron, Curtis Fuller, Paul Quinichette, Hank Jones1
1965I’m Tryin’ to Get HomeDonald Byrd3
1966Mustang!Donald Byrd5
1967BlackjackDonald Byrd6
1967Slow DragDonald Byrd5
1969Fancy FreeDonald Byrd3
1970Electric ByrdDonald Byrd5
1972Ethiopian KnightsDonald Byrd5
1973Black ByrdDonald Byrd5
1973Street LadyDonald Byrd5
1975Places and SpacesDonald Byrd6
1975Stepping Into TomorrowDonald Byrd2
1976CaricaturesDonald Byrd4
1978Thank You ... For F.U.M.L (Funking Up My Life)Donald Byrd2
1979And 125th Street, N.Y.C.Donald Byrd2
1979ChantDonald Byrd10
1981The CreeperDonald Byrd1
1988Harlem BluesDonald Byrd3
1990First FlightDonald Byrd1
1990Getting Down to BusinessDonald Byrd Sextet Featuring Joe Henderson1
1991A City Called HeavenDonald Byrd1
1991Out of This WorldHerbie Hancock with Donald Byrd / Pepper Adams Quintet3
1994Byrd Blows on Beacon HillDonald Byrd1
1995KofiDonald Byrd2
2000ByrdhouseDonald Byrd1
2000The Donald Byrd CollectionDonald Byrd1
2002TimelessDonald Byrd2
2006Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions, Volume 1Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce1
2006Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions, Volume 2Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce1
2006Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions, Volume 3Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce1

Album + Compilation

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1976Donald Byrd's BestDonald Byrd1
1992The Best of Donald ByrdDonald Byrd1
1993Early Byrd: the Best of the Jazz Soul YearsDonald Byrd1
1994Masters of the Jazz TrumpetDonald Byrd, Kenny Dorham & Miles Davis1
1995His Majesty King Funk / Up With Donald ByrdGrant Green / Donald Byrd1
1995Collectables Jazz Classics: Jazz Lab / Modern Jazz PerspectiveDonald Byrd & Gigi Gryce1
1998Blue BreakbeatsDonald Byrd1
1998LandmarksDonald Byrd3
2000The Complete Blue Note Donald Byrd/Pepper Adams Studio SessionsDonald Byrd & Pepper Adams1
2000The Birth of Hard BopLee Morgan, Donald Byrd, Hank Mobley1
2002The Transition SessionsDonald Byrd & Doug Watkins1
2007Day DreamDonald Byrd1
2007Complete Live At The Café BohemiaGeorge Wallington Quintet With Donald Byrd & Jackie McLean1
2011Blue ByrdDonald Byrd1
2012Early Years: 1955 - 1958Donald Byrd1
2013Don't Worry Be JazzyDonald Byrd1
2013The Complete Jazz Lab SessionsDonald Byrd, Gigi Gryce1
2014Four Classic AlbumsDonald Byrd1
2014Transition SessionsDonald Byrd feat. Doug Watkins1
2015Complete 1956-1957 Quintet SessionsGeorge Wallington Featuring Donald Byrd & Phil Woods1
2017Donald Byrd Milestones of a Jazz LegendDonald Byrd1
2020The Jazz Funk CollectionDonald Byrd and the The Blackbyrds1
2020Eleven Classic AlbumsDonald Byrd1
2021The Unforgettable Donald ByrdDonald Byrd1

Album + Live

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1960At the Half Note Cafe, Volume 2Donald Byrd with Pepper Adams, Duke Pearson, Laymon Jackson & Lex Humphries3
1961At the Half Note Cafe, Volume 1Donald Byrd with Pepper Adams, Duke Pearson, Laymon Jackson, Lex Humphries6
1988Last Recordings (1964/06/11, Paris, France, last known recordings of Dolphy)Eric Dolphy & Donald Byrd4
1997At the Half Note Cafe, Volumes 1 & 2Donald Byrd3
2000Jazz in Paris: Byrd in ParisDonald Byrd3
2014Live At The Jazz Workshop, Boston September 4th 1973Donald Byrd1
2022Cannes ‘58Donald Byrd & Bobby Jaspar1
2022Live: Cookin' with Blue Note at MontreuxDonald Byrd2

Single

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1955Hear Me Talkin’ to Ya / Bohemia After DarkKenny Clarke, Julian “Cannonball” Adderley, Donald Byrd, Nat Adderley, Horace Silver & Paul Chambers1
1959Fuego / AmenDonald Byrd1
1961Ping Pong Beer / November Afternoon'Philly' Joe Jones - Pepper Adams - Donald Byrd - Bill Evans - Paul Chambers - Eddie Shaughnessy - Booker Little - Mal Waldron1
1976Dominoes / Wind ParadeDonald Byrd1

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