Charlie Byrd Au Courant

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  • Fantasy Warehouse Clearance Sale product may be specifically marked for one-way sale
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1998
  • Label: Concord Records

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.This Can't Be Love
  • Buy for $0.992.My Romance
  • Buy for $0.993.St. Louis Blues
  • Buy for $0.994.On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
  • Buy for $0.995.There'll Be Some Changes Made
  • Buy for $0.996.If You Never Came To Me
  • Buy for $0.997.I Didn't Know What Time It Was
  • Buy for $0.998.Avalon
  • Buy for $0.999.Emily - (theme from "The Americanization Of Emily")
  • Buy for $0.9910.There's A Small Hotel
  • Buy for $0.9911.Blue Room
  • Buy for $0.9912.Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • Buy for $0.9913.Willow Weep For Me
  • Buy for $0.9914.Days Of Wine And Roses

Product Description:

Charlie Byrd Trio: Charlie Byrd (guitar); Chuck Redd (vibraphone); Joe Byrd (bass).
Recorded at Omega Studios, Rockville, Maryland from April 8-9, 1997. Includes liner notes by Jim Ferguson.
Personnel: Charlie Byrd (guitar, acoustic guitar); Chuck Redd (vibraphone); Joe Byrd (acoustic bass).
Audio Mixer: Phil Edwards .
Liner Note Author: Jim Ferguson .
Recording information: Omega Studios, Rockville, MD (04/08/1997/04/09/1997).
Photographer: Dave Fischer.
That old Django Reinhardt buff Charlie Byrd actually gets something resembling the drive of the Hot Club Quintette on this CD at times, but with unusual means. With Charlie on acoustic guitar and brother Joe Byrd on bass, Charlie's longtime drummer Chuck Redd shifts over to the vibraphone, and the three independent voices tumble intricately all around each other in a collection of standards. While not absolutely impeccable in technique, Byrd continues to get around his instrument in a swinging manner, and Redd proves to be a more than serviceable performer on the vibes. Inevitably (for Byrd), the Brazilian influence surfaces on tracks like "On a Clear Day," Jobim's "If You Never Came to Me," and Rodgers/Hart's "There's a Small Hotel," all of which bring us gently back to 1962. A modest yet pleasing experiment for the Charlie Byrd collector. ~ Richard S. Ginell
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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 91,454
  • UPC: 013431477921
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
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