CD Blue Byrd [Charlie Byrd] [CD] [1 disc] (CD 106405),
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Blue Byrd [Charlie Byrd] [CD] [1 disc]


  • 1. It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
    2. Vou Vivendo
    3. Nice Work If You Can Get It
    4. Jitterbug Waltz
    5. Soft Lights and Sweet Music
    6. I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues
    7. This Can't Be Love
    8. Carinhoso
    9. Mama, I'll Be Home Someday
    10. Isn't It a Lovely Day
    11. Saturday Night Fish Fry
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 4082

  • Credits
    ProducerCarl E. Jefferson
    EngineerPhil Edwards

    Personnel: Charlie Byrd (guitar); Joe Byrd (vocals, bass); Wayne Phillips (drums).
    Recorded at Coast Recorders, San Francisci, California in August 1978. Includes liner notes by Gordon Raddue.
    This delightful CD is one of Charlie Byrd's finest albums for Concord. Teamed up with bassist Joe Byrd and drummer Wayne Phillips, the acoustic guitarist had a real chance to show off his versatility on a wide-ranging repertoire. Highlights include "It Don't Mean a Thing" (which really cooks), "Jitterbug Waltz," the memorable "Carinhoso," and "Isn't It a Lovely Day." Joe Byrd made his vocal debut on spirited versions of "I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues" and an uptempo "Saturday Night Fish Fry," sounding like a cross between Bob Dorough and Mose Allison. This set is particularly recommended to listeners who think that Charlie Byrd could only play Brazilian music. ~ Scott Yanow

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  • Genre: Jazz
  • Label: 4082
  • Distributor: n/a
  • Analog/Digital: DDD
  • Mono/Stereo: Stereo
  • Studio/Live: Studio
  • UPC: 013431408222
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