Blue Lights - Gigi Gryce, Donald Byrd - Gigi Gryce Donald Byrd (Vinyl, LP)

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  1. Co-led by Gigi Gryce and Donald Byrd, this set comprises the group's five original studio albums (including all existing supplementary tunes and alternate takes from the sessions), presented here in their entirety and in chronological order/5(6).
  2. Gigi Gryce was a fine altoist in the s, but it was his writing skills (including composing the standard “Minority”) that were considered most notable. After growing up in Hartford, CT, and studying at the Boston Conservatory and in Paris, Gryce worked in New .
  3. A very important event occurred in early when Gryce and Donald Byrd decided to join forces and co-lead the Jazz Lab ensemble. Seven years Gryce's junior, Byrd () relocated from his native Detroit to New York permanently in , and soon thereafter was ensconced in the jazz scene, working and recording with nearly all of the hard bop stalwarts including Jackie McLean, John.
  4. Tracks ,again with Byrd and Gryce,are Jimmy Cleveland-trombone,Watkins-french horn,Shihab-baritone sax,Butterfield-tuba,Wynton Kelly-piano,Marshall-bass,and Taylor-drums. These tracks were recorded in ,during a time when jazz still had melodies that "swung",and the players were steeped in the jazz tradition of well written,well arranged /5(3).
  5. Blue Light, a song by Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce on Spotify We and our partners use cookies to personalize your experience, to show you ads based on your interests, and for measurement and analytics purposes.
  6. Alto saxophonist arranger Gigi Gryce and trumpeter Donald Byrd's innovative, but unfortunately short lived Jazz Lab Quintet recorded several tracks during , seven of which were released on this excellent Columbia album. Track Titles Speculation Over the Rainbow Nica's Tempo Blue Concept. Little Niles Sans Souci I Remember Clifford Musicians.
  7. Gigi Gryce & Donald Byrd Josie Josie (label) Jubilee Jubilee (label) Jazz (CD, LP) Groundbreaking work from one of the hippest jazz groups going in the mid 50s – the Donald Byrd/Gigi Gryce Jazz Lab, a wonderful group of players who could play with a tight soul jazz finish, yet also throw in some nice modern jazz touches!
  8. Label: Trip Jazz - TLP • Format: Vinyl LP, Album, Reissue • Country: US • Genre: Jazz • Style: Hard Bop Donald Byrd & Gigi Gryce - Xtacy (, Vinyl) | Discogs Explore4/5(13).
  9. Jul 27,  · 57/07/ Donald Byrd–Gigi Gryce, Donald Byrd/Gigi Gryce, Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions #2, Lone Hill Jazz (Sp.) LHJ (CD) Note: Liner notes attribute this composition to “Lee Sears,” a Gryce pseudonym.

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