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In February 1964.

In February 1964, “Blue Note” label released “A New Perspective”, the 21st Donald Byrd album. It was recorded on January 12, 193, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd– trumpet
  • Hank Mobley– tenor saxophone
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Kenny Burrell– guitar
  • Donald Best – vocals, vibraphone
  • Butch Warren– bass
  • Lex Humphries– drums
  • Duke Pearson– arranger
  • Coleridge-Taylor Perkinson– choir direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Donald Byrd, except where noted.

  1. Elijah
  2. Beast of Burden
  3. Cristo Redentor Duke Pearson
  4. The Black Disciple
  5. Chant – Duke Pearson

 

 

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In February 1962.

In February 1962, “Blue Note” label released “The Cat Walk”, the 18th Donald Byrd album. It was recorded on May 2, 1961, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Donald Byrd- trumpet
  • Pepper Adams- baritone saxophone
  • Duke Pearson- piano
  • Laymon Jackson – bass
  • Philly Joe Jones- drums

Track listing:

  1. Say You’re Mine – Duke Pearson
  2. Duke’s Mixture – Duke Pearson
  3. Each Time I Think of You – Donald Byrd, Duke Pearson
  4. The Cat Walk – Donald Byrd
  5. Cute – Neal Hefti
  6. Hello Bright Sunflower – Duke Pearson

In February 1961.

In February 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Moods”, the seventh  Three Sounds album. It was recorded on June 28, 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Gene Harris- piano
  • Andrew Simpkins- bass
  • Bill Dowdy- drums

Track listing:

  1. Love for Sale – Cole Porter
  2. Things Ain’t What They Used to Be – Mercer Ellington
  3. On Green Dolphin Street – Bronisław Kaper, Ned Washington
  4. Loose Walk – Sonny Stitt
  5. Li’l Darlin – Neal Hefti
  6. I’m Beginning to See the Light – Duke Ellington, Don George, Jimmy Hodges, Harry James
  7. Tammy’s Breeze – Gene Harris
  8. Sandu – Clifford Brown

In January 1967.

In January 1967, “Blue Note” label released “Contours”, the second Sam Rivers album. It was recorded on May 21, 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Sam Rivers– soprano and tenor saxophone, flute
  • Freddie Hubbard- trumpet
  • Herbie Hancock– piano
  • Ron Carter- bass
  • Joe Chambers- drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Sam Rivers

  1. Point of Many Returns
  2. Dance of the Tripedal
  3. Euterpe
  4. Mellifluous Cacophony

In January 1966.

In January 1966, “Blue Note” label released “The Cape Verdean Blues”, the fourteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded in October 1965, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Woody Shaw– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson- tenor sax
  • J. Johnson– trombone
  • Bob Cranshaw– bass
  • Roger Humphries- drums

 Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted

  1. The Cape Verdean Blues
  2. The African Queen
  3. Pretty Eyes
  4. Nutville
  5. Bonita
  6. Mo’ Joe – Joe Henderson

In January 1965.

In January 1965, “Blue Note” label released “Song for My Father”, the thirteen Horace Silver album. It was recorded on October 31, 1963, January 28 and October 26 1964, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Horace Silver– piano
  • Carmell Jones– trumpet
  • Joe Henderson– tenor saxophone
  • Teddy Smith– bass
  • Roger Humphries– drums
  • Blue Mitchell– trumpet
  • Junior Cook– tenor saxophone
  • Gene Taylor– bass
  • Roy Brooks – drums

Track listing:

All tracks by Horace Silver, except where noted.

  1. Song for My Father
  2. The Natives Are Restless Tonight
  3. Calcutta Cutie
  4. Que Pasa
  5. The Kicker – Joe Henderson
  6. Lonely Woman

In January 1961.

In 1961, “Blue Note” label released “Sunny Side Up”, the twelve  Lou Donaldson  album. It was recorded in February 1960, at “Van Gelder Studio” in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, and was produced by Alfred Lion.

Personnel:

  • Lou Donaldson- alto saxophone
  • Horace Parlan- piano
  • Bill Hardman- trumpet
  • Laymon Jackson – bass
  • Sam Jones- bass
  • Al Harewood- drums

Track listing:

  1. Blues for J.P. – Horace Parlan
  2. The Man I Love – George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
  3. Politely – Bill Hardman
  4. It’s You or No One – Cahn, Styne
  5. The Truth – Lou Donaldson
  6. Goose Grease – Lou Donaldson
  7. Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise – Oscar Hammerstein II, Sigmund Romberg