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  • Audio CD (January 8, 2002)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Import, Original recording remastered
  • Label: Blue Note Records
  • ASIN: B00005UMTV
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #88,869 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

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Making its belated first appearance on CD, this 1967 session finds trumpeter Donald Byrd picking up some of the pieces of his estimable hard-bop career before he veered off into fusion and atmospherics. His third effort in partnership with acrid-toned alto saxophonist Sonny Red (a.k.a. Sylvester Kyner) settles into a soulfully relaxed groove on the opening title cut (which drummer Billy Higgins, in a rare moment of verbosity, peppers with funky spoken declarations) and sustains an attractively even-tempered sound. The album includes graceful renditions of the standards "Secret Love" and "My Ideal" and two well-turned originals by pianist Cedar Walton, who is featured in the rhythm section with bassist Walter Booker. Nothing earthshaking here, but an enjoyable outing nonetheless. --Lloyd Sachs

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21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By John J. Knapik on February 28, 2002
Format: Audio CD
Yeah, the girl on the cover is adorable (you should see the gatefold on my vinyl) but it's what's inside that counts. When I first saw this album I assumed it was later period *blaxploitation* Byrd like that of "Street Lady" or "Stepping..." but this is straight-ahead jazz. This transitional album shows Byrd moving toward modal jazz and even hinting avant-garde while still firmly planted in the blues. Much more "serious" sounding than his later, funk-riddled Blue Note projects. Originally released in 1967, this is the first time this music has been issued on CD.
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It is a must to have CD in your collection. When you touch on the mechanics being tight on playing each composition than you know jazz. E.Ruiz
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Curtis J. Neff on January 4, 2013
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I am so glad I did not buy the reissue. This original is beautiful and plays like a dream. Awesome!
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Dan van schayk on April 4, 2014
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Most people in my age group may not know the name Donald Byrd ? This album was popular when we were still in nappies !
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