Charlie Byrd at the Village Vanguard is a live album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded at the Village Vanguard in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint but only received limited distribution prior to Byrd signing with Riverside.
“Just Squeeze Me (But Don’t Tease Me)” (Duke Ellington, Lee Gaines) – 13:00
“Why Was I Born?” (Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern) – 5:57
“You Stepped Out of a Dream” (Nacio Herb Brown, Gus Kahn) – 6:48
“Fantasia on Which Side Are You On?” (Charlie Byrd) – 20:32
Charlie Byrd – guitar
Keter Betts – bass
Buddy Deppenschmidt – drums
Recorded: January 15, 1961
Village Vanguard, New York City
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