Donald Byrd

Bird's Eye View (Tone Poet Series): Vinyl LP


Release date: 3 May, 2024

Recorded in 1955 for Tom Wilson’s Transition label, Byrd’s Eye View was Donald Byrd’s first issued album as a leader featuring the trumpeter at the helm of the line-up of The Jazz Messengers with Hank Mobley, Horace Silver, Doug Watkins, and Art Blakey plus trumpeter Joe Gordon on several tracks.

This mono Tone Poet Vinyl Edition was produced by Joe Harley, mastered by Kevin Gray from the original analog master tapes, pressed on 180g vinyl at RTI, and packaged in a deluxe tip-on jacket with an 8.5” x 5.5” booklet.

Side A 
1. Doug's Blues
2. El Sino

Side B
1. Everything Happens To Me
2. Hank's Tune
3. Hank's Other Tune (Late Show)

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