Donald Byrd / Black Byrd [Blue Note / BN-LA047-F]

Donald Byrd / Black Byrd [Blue Note / BN-LA047-F]



ブルーノートの看板トランペッター、ドナルドバードが残した1973年作品。この時代のブルーノートを象徴するようなジャズファンク〜クロスオーバー作品。レアグルーヴクラシックの「Sky High」等、全曲捨て曲なしの人気盤。ギターに、デヴィッドTウォーカー、ディーンパークス、ピアノにジョーサンプル、ベースにチャックレイニーやウィルトンフェルダー、プロデュースにラリーミゼル等が参加。

A1 Flight Time
A2 Black Byrd
A3 Love's So Far Away
B1 Mr. Thomas
B2 Sky High
B3 Slop Jar Blues
B4 Where Are We Going?

Guitar – David T. Walker (tracks: A2, A3, B2 to B4), Dean Parks (tracks: A1, B1)
Bass – Chuck Rainey (tracks: A2, A3, B2 to B4), Wilton Felder (tracks: A1, B1)
Flute, Saxophone – Roger Glenn
Percussion – Bobbye Hall (tracks: A1, B1), Stephanie Spruill (tracks: A2, A3, B2 to B4)
Piano [Electric], Synthesizer, Vocals – Freddie Perren
Piano, Piano [Electric] – Joe Sample
Technician [Electronic Music Consultant] – Reggie Andrews
Trumpet, Vocals – Fonce Mizell
Vocals – Larry Mizell
Artwork [Graphic Art Work] – Eileen Anderson
Producer, Arranged By – Larry Mizell
Photography By – Art Hanson
Liner Notes – Gertrude Gipson
Engineer [Chief, Chief Remix] – Dave Hassinger