Byrd At The Gate

Charlie Byrd Trio

Byrd At The Gate
  • CAT # OJCCD-262-2

    1. Shiny Stockings 4:55
    2. More (Theme From ''Mondo Cane'') 2:51
    3. Blues For Night People 7:08
    4. Butter And Egg Man 3:10
    5. Ela Me Deixou (She Has Gone) 2:32
    6. Broadway 6:50
    7. I Left My Heart In San Francisco 2:59
    8. Some Other Spring 3:37
    9. Where Are The Hebrew Children (arr) 8:21
    10. Let's Do It 3:21
    11. Jive At Five 5:35

To a great many people, the name of Charlie Byrd and the updated samba beat known as bossa nova will always be intertwined. The guitarist did play a most important role in the introduction into this country of the compelling Brazilian rhythm--first on that major hit with Stan Getz and then on his own Bossa Nova Pelos Pássaros (now OJCCD-107-2). But before, during, and after the craze, Byrd was capable of much more–a remarkable improviser and a richly versatile in-person performer. This 1963 "live" session at a celebrated New York club, the Village Gate, offers a little South American flavor and a lot of other jazz elements, including the guest appearance of trumpet great Clark Terry.

with Keter Betts, Bill Reichenbach, Clark Terry, Seldon Powell

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