The Record Collection

Donald Byrd: Off To The Races (1958)

Blue Note BLP 84007
62658 (RVG edition)

Off To The Races

Track list:

01 – Lover Come Back To Me
02 – When Your Love Has Gone
03 – Sudwest Funk
04 – Paul’s Pal
05 – Off To The Races
06 – Down Tempo


Donald Byrd – trumpet;
Jackie McLean – alto sax;
Pepper Adams – baritone sax;
Wynton Kelly – piano;
Sam Jones – bass;
Art Taylor – drums

Recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey; December 21, 1958

Producer: Alfred Lion
Recording Engineer: Rudy van Gelder

Photography: Francis Wolff
Cover design: Reid Miles

Liner notes: Joe Goldberg

Re-mastered (2006) by: Rudy van Gelder
Re-issue producer: Michael Cuscuna

Liner notes (2006) by: Bob Blumenthal

Originally issued in 1959 as Blue Note BLP 84007