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June Night
Henry Franklin

Skipper Productions
11/2012
  1. June Night
  2. Neko
  3. Four by Five
  4. Queen of Tangents
  5. Thump
  6. The Purple Gazelle
  7. Once in a While
  8. My Daddy's Jazz
  9. A Love Song for Midori

Line-up:
Henry Franklin - Bass
Theo Saunders - Piano
Ramon Banda - Drums
Gilbert Castellanos - Trumpet and Flugelhorn
Chuck Manning - Tenor Saxophone
Ryan Porter - Trombone (except 1, 6 and 9)
Dwight Trible - Vocals (on 4 Queen of Tangents)
Mon David - Vocals (on 9 A Love Song for Midori)

 

Tribute to Donald Byrd, Trumpet (12/9/1932 - 2/4/2013)

Thanks to Blue Note records for the spotlight: Donald Byrd Live at Montreux, July 5, 1973. At the bottom of the page, start playing the album, then relax and read the article and groove to some great jazz from a great time.
Personnel: Donald Byrd, Trumpet, Fluegelhorn, Vocals; Fonce Mizell, Trumpet, Vocals; Allan Barnes, Tenor Sax, Flute; Nathan Davis, Tenor Sax, Soprano Sax; Kevin Toney, Electric Piano; Larry Mizell, Synthesizer; Barney Perry, Electric Guitar; Henry Franklin, Electric Bass; Keith Killgo, Drums, Vocals; Ray Armando, Conga, Percussion.