Donald Byrd & 125th Street, N.Y.C. - Love Byrd
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As a bandleader, Aria Dacă Vrei,Poți Să Rîzi Ușor - Vali Niculescu / Constanța Cîmpeanu - Arii Din Operete was an influence on the early career of Herbie Hancock. Byrd attended Cass Technical High School. He performed with Lionel Hampton before finishing high school. After playing in a military band during a term in the United States Air ForceByrd obtained a bachelor's degree in music from Wayne State University and a master's degree from Manhattan School of Music.
After leaving the Jazz Η Ποντιακή Μου Ράτσα - Παύλος Μουρατίδης - Από Το Ένα Ως Το Δέκα inhe performed with many leading jazz musicians of the day, including John ColtraneSonny RollinsThelonious Monkand later Herbie Hancock. Byrd's first regular group was a quintet that he co-led from to with baritone saxophonist Pepper Adamsan N.Y.C.
- Love Byrd whose hard-driving performances are captured "live" on At the Half Note Cafe. Byrd's LP Royal Flush marked the Blue Note debut of Hancock, who came to further attention with Byrd's successful album Free Formand these albums also featured the first recordings of Hancock's original N.Y.C. - Love Byrd . Hancock has credited Byrd as a key influence in his early career, recounting that he took the young pianist "under his wings" when he was a struggling musician newly arrived in New York, even letting him sleep on a hide-a-bed in his Bronx apartment for several years.
N.Y.C. - Love Byrd was the first person to let me be a permanent member of an internationally known band. He has always nurtured and encouraged young musicians. He's a born educator, it seems to be in his blood, and he really tried to encourage the development of creativity. Hancock also recalled that Byrd helped him in many other ways: he encouraged Hancock to make his debut album for Blue Noteconnected him with Mongo Santamariawho turned Hancock's tune " Watermelon Man " into a chart-topping hit, and that Byrd also later urged him to accept Miles Davis ' offer to join his quintet.
Hancock also credits Byrd with giving him one of the most important pieces of advice of his career — not to give away his publishing rights. When Blue Note offered Hancock the chance to record his first solo LP, label executives tried to convince him to relinquish his publishing in exchange for being able to record the album, but he stuck to Byrd's advice and refused, so the meeting came to an impasse. At this point, he stood up to leave and when it became clear that he was about to walk out, the executives relented and allowed him to retain his publishing.
By 's Fancy FreeByrd was moving away from the hard bop jazz idiom and began to record jazz fusion and rhythm and blues. The Mizell brothers' follow-up albums for Byrd, Street LadyPlaces and Spaces and Stepping into Tomorrowwere also big sellers, and have subsequently provided a rich source of samples for acid 404 - Ram Jam - Ram Jam (8-Track Cartridge, Album) artists such as Us3.
Most of the material for the albums was written by Larry Mizell. Inhe helped to establish N.Y.C. - Love Byrd co-produce the Blackbyrdsa fusion group consisting of then-student musicians from Howard University where Byrd taught in the music department and earned his J.
They scored several major hits including "Happy Music" No. They recorded the Love Byrd album, which featured Isaac Hayes on drums. Byrd was a resident of Teaneck, New Jersey. With Cannonball Adderley. With Jimmy Smith. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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