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Donald Byrd

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Gladys Knight & the Pips, the O'Jays, Kool & the Gang, Billy Eckstine, Donald Byrd: Nassau Coliseum, Long Island NY

Live Review by Ian Dove, The New York Times, 5 July 1974

On L.I., Jazz Takes a Back Seat to Soul ...

Donald Byrd

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 13 January 1976

THE THING that most interests me with the new wave of Funk-Jazz giants is that they all have a tale of interest to tell. Whereas ...

Donald Byrd rools! Okay?

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 10 February 1976

YOU CAN'T say you weren't warned! The F-J (Funk-Jazz, for those of you who have been up the Amazon for the past year!) Revolution has ...

Blow for Love and Money: Crossover Jazz in the Seventies

Overview by Davitt Sigerson, Black Music, March 1977

In the first part of a detailed investigation Davitt Sigerson chronicles how "jazz" found its way back to the commercial big league. ...

Donald Byrd and 125th Street, NYC: Love Byrd (Warner Bros K52301)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 17 October 1981

IT'S NOT just love that's come around for Donald Byrd. It's the music scene too, to the healthy state of affairs where he can have ...

Digable Planets: Cool Like Us

Report and Interview by Pat Blashill, Details, July 1993

B-boys in berets and turtlenecks. Rappers with hippie tattoos. Gangstas with saxophones. What is rap coming to? Pat Blashill hangs with the Digable Planets and ...

see also Blackbyrds, The


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