The Charlie Byrd Trio


Au Courant

  • Release Date: 31 Jan 1998
  • CCD-4779-2

"Employing classical right-hand technique to produce his trademark marriage of sophisticated chords and melodic, frequently blues-tinged single-note lines, [acoustic jazz guitarist] Charlie Byrd has a multi-dimensional instrumental style that is unique in a world traditionally dominated by electric guitarists who use a pick.... The versatility of his technique-combined with his brother's [bassist Joe Byrd] acute skills and [vibraphonist Chuck] Redd's own ability to switch between chordal… MORE