Donald Byrd

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    November 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 5, 2013

    The Must-See Acts at the Long Beach Funk Fest

    The Long Beach Funk Fest has become a great tradition in downtown Long Beach. Over the last four years, immense respect has been paid to the pioneers of funk who essentially laid the groundwork for the wealth of hip-hop and soul that followed in its wake. Without many of these performers, we would b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2012

    Dale Fielder Quintet Honors Unsung Jazz Hero Pepper Adams

    It's hard keeping a jazz band together. Most bands only last a few years before better offers or more stability step into break them apart. Baritone saxophonist Pepper Adams, who appeared on over 600 albums, only worked with trumpeter Donald Byrd for three years. Those three years (1958-1961) happen ... More >>

  • Music

    August 23, 2007

    Sprawl of Sound

    Some Costa Mesa We Got Ourselves in: Souled Out Needs Bodies, Sappy Ballad Pathos, Sprawl Brawl