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The Blackbyrds The Blackbyrds

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The Blackbyrds The Blackbyrds on LP

Trumpeter Donald Byrd always had a keen ear for talent. He discovered Herbie Hancock in the early-60s and, a decade later, organized six of his students at Howard University into a band he called the Blackbyrds, after his then-recent hit fusion album, Black Byrd. They were masters of jazz-funk fusion or "acid jazz," as it's known today, but also had strong pop sensibilities. Their self-titled debut contained the No. 23 R&B, No. 69 pop single "Do It, Fluid," while the second yielded an across-the-board smash in the No. 4 R&B, No. 6 pop "Walking in Rhythm." Rare grooves from Blackbyrd albums have been widely sampled by such hip-hop artists as Queen Latifah and UTFO among others.

Musicians:
Kevin Toney (keyboards)
Joe Hall  (electric bass)
Keith Killgo (drums)
Allan Barnes (soprano/tenor saxophone)
David Williams (Bass)
Oscar Brashear (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Perk Jacobs / Ray Armando (percussion)
The Blackbyrds (vocals)

The Blackbyrds The Blackbyrds Track Listing:

1.  Do It, Fluid 
2.  Gut Level 
3.  Reggins 
4.  The Runaway 
5.  Funky Junkie 
6.  Summer Love 
7.  Life Styles 
8.  A Hot Day Today 

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