Live at the Hong Kong Bar, Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, February 27 and 28, 1969. “Great playing, excellent harmonic changes, at the same time quite accessible.” – Amazon. Track listing: A1 Let Go [More]
Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. The album was first released on the Washington Records Offbeat imprint [More]
This recording is a true gem in Charlie Byrd‘s extensive discography. What makes it special is that there is a de-emphasis on bossa nova (there are still a few tunes), freeing up Byrd to explore [More]
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 [More]
Blues Sonata is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd  recorded in 1961 and released on the Riverside label in 1963. Track listing: The Blues Sonata: Polonaise for Pour Pietro”(Charlie Byrd)  – 7:01 “The [More]
Once More! Charlie Byrd’s Bossa Nova is an album by American jazz guitarist Charlie Byrd featuring tracks recorded in 1963 and released on the Riverside label. Track listing: All compositions by Charlie Byrd except as [More]
AllMusic Review by Alex Henderson: When Charlie Byrd recorded Byrd in the Wind in 1959, he was still two years away from discovering bossa nova. The guitarist had yet to interact with Astrud and João [More]