The Record Collection

Donald Byrd: A New Perspective (1963)

Blue Note BLP 4124 / BST 84124
CDP 84124

A New Perspective

Track list:

01 – Elijah
02 – Beast of Burden
03 – Cristo Redentor
04 – The Black Disciple
05 – Chant


Donald Byrd – trumpet
Hank Mobley – tenor sax
Donald Best – vibes
Kenny Burrell – guitar
Herbie Hancock – piano
Butch Warren – bass
Lex Humphries – drums
unidentified 8-voice chorus

Voices directed by: Coleridge Perkinson
Arrangements by: Duke Pearson

Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey; January 12, 1963

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording Engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Liner notes: Nat Hentoff

Cover photo and design: Reid Miles

Re-mastered (1998) by: Rudy van Gelder
Re-issue Producer: Michael Cuscuna