The Feeling of Jazz – Spotlight-1 on Donald Byrd

Aug 9, 2020

The Feeling of Jazz, Program No. 395 airing August 9, 2020 featured a spotlight on American jazz trumpeter Donald Byrd.
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The Feeling of Jazz, program No. 395 airing August 9, 2020 featured a spotlight on American jazz trumpeter Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 – February 4, 2013) and known professionally as Donald Byrd in music presented by Kent Lindquist, while co-host Alan Corns presented music from Gene Ammons, Roland Kirk, Wardell Gray and more. Engineered by Dave Woodworth. 

8 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Little Rock Getaway, Donald Byrd-Doug Watkins, The Complete Transition Sessions (Orig LP: Transition; Re-issued: Blue Note), Joe Sullivan, 7:02 min.2. The Song Is You, Gene Ammons-Dodo Mamarosa, Jug And Dodo (Prestige), Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein, 7:31 min.3. Blackjack, Donald Byrd, Blackjack (Blue Note), Donald Byrd, 6:14 min.4. Makin' Whoopee, Roland Kirk, Kirk's Work (Prestige 1961, 1990), Gus Kahn-Walter Donaldson, 5:07 min.5. Secret Love, Donald Byrd, Slow Drag (Blue Note), Webster-Fain, 3:56 min.6. Blue Lou, Wardell Gray, Shades of Gray (Custom records 1960), Irving Mills-Edgar Samson, 6:05 min.7. Witchcraft, Donald Byrd, Byrd In Hand (Orig LP: Poll Winners Record 1958; Re-issue: Blue Note), Coleman-Weigh, 8:29 min. 

9 p.m. Hour – Music by Title, Artist, Album (Record Label), Composer, Time Length 

1. Gate City, Donald Byrd, Byrd In Flight (Blue Note 1960), Duke Pearson, 5:03 min.2. Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Sonny Stitt, Personal Appearance (Verve 1957), Cole Porter, 5:07 min.3. Dixie Lee, Donald Byrd, Mustang (Blue Note), Donald Byrd, 6:40 min.4. Blues In The Closet, Willie Bobo, Spanish Grease (Verve 1965), Willie Bobo-Melvin Lastie, 2:05 min.5. Hush, Donald Byrd, Royal Flush (Blue Note 1961), Donald Byrd, 6:24 min.6. My Funny Valentine, Woody Herman, Woody's Winners (Columbia 1965), Richard Rodgers-Jerome Hart, 3:53 min.7. Lover Come back To Me, Donald Byrd, Off To The Races (Blue Note, Dec. 1958), Sigmund Romberg-Oscar Hammerstein, 6:52 min.8. Bee Kay, Al Cohn-Zoot Sims, Stretching Out (United Artists 1958), Bill Potts, 6:41 min.9. If I Love Again, Donald Byrd-Doug Watkins, The Complete Transition Sessions (Orig LP: Transition; Re-issued: Blue Note), Oakland-Murray, 4:39 min.