Donald Byrd – Places and Spaces

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Places and Spaces is an album by American trumpeter Donald Byrd, that was released on Blue Note in 1975.

Allmusic awarded the album four stars and reviewer Stephen Thomas Erlewine wrote that there isn’t much of interest on Places and Spaces for jazz purists, but the album would appeal to most fans of Philly soul, lite funk, and proto-disco.

Track listing:
“Change (Makes You Wanna Hustle)” (Larry Mizell) – 5:08
“Wind Parade” (L. Mizell) – 6:10
“(Fallin’ Like) Dominoes” (Sigidi Bashir Abdullah, Bradley Ridgell, Harold Clayton) – 4:33
“Places and Spaces” (L. Mizell, Fonce Mizell) – 6:19
“You And Music” (L. Mizell, F. Mizell) – 5:22
“Night Whistler” (James Carter, L. Mizell, F. Mizell) – 3:43
“Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)” (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) – 4:36

Donald Byrd – trumpet, flugelhorn, vocals
George Bohanon – trombone
Ray Brown – trumpet
Tyree Glenn, Jr. – tenor saxophone
James Carter – whistle
Fonce Mizell – trumpet, clavichord, vocals, clavinet
Larry Mizell – piano, vocals
Craig McMullen – guitar
John Rowin – guitar
Skip Scarborough – piano
Larry Dunn – synthesizer
Chuck Rainey – bass
Mayuto Correa – percussion, conga
Harvey Mason – drums
King Errisson – conga
Kay Haith – vocals


Released: 1975
Recorded: August 18, 20 & 25, 1975
Studio: The Sound Factory, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Length: 35:34
Label: Blue Note
Producer: Larry Mizell