The Record Collection

Donald Byrd: Black Byrd (1972)

Blue Note CDP 7 84466

Track list:

01 – Flight Time
02 – Black Byrd
03 – Love’s So Far Away
04 – Mr. Thomas
05 – Sky High
06 – Slop Jar Blues
07 – Where Are We Going?

Personnel:

Donald Byrd – trumpet, flugelhorn, electric trumpet, lead vocals
Fonce Mizell – trumpet, vocals
Roger Glenn – flutes, saxophones
Joe Sample – piano, electric piano
Fred Perren – electric piano, synthesizers, vocals
Dean Parks – – guitar (#01,04)
David T. Walker – guitar
Wilton Felder – electric bass (#01,04)
Chuck Rainey – bass
Harvey Mason – drums
Bobbye Porter Hall – percussion (#01,04)
Stephanie Spruill – percussion
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Larry Mizell – vocal arrangements

#01,04: Recorded at the Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA on April 3 & 4, 1972
#02,03,05,06,07: Recorded at the Sound Factory, Los Angeles, CA on November 24, 1972

Producer: Larry Mizell
Executive Producer: George Butler
Chief Engineer: Dave Hassinger
Assistant Engineers: Chuck Davis, Steve Waldman

Chief Re-mix Engineer: Dave Hassinger
Assitant Re-mix Engineer: Chuck Davis

Photography: Art Hanson
Graphic Art Work: Eileen Anderson

 

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