180 Gram Vinyl Record
Donald Byrd & Bobby Jaspar — Cannes '58
Never-before released Donald Byrd and Bobby Jaspar 1958 live recordings
180-gram mono LP limited to 2,000 copies
Pressed by Optimal in Germany
First official release with the full permission and cooperation of INA (Institut National de
Donald Byrd's 1958 residency in Paris to study with composer Nadia Boulanger resulted in one of the greatest groups of his career with Bobby Jaspar on tenor sax and flute, Walter Davis, Jr. on piano, Doug Watkins on bass and Art Taylor on drums.
Sam Records is proud to present this previously unreleased concert by the Donald Byrd/Bobby Jaspar quintet which was recorded during the evening dedicated to "Modern Jazz" at the first and only Cannes Jazz Festival on July 11, 1958.
The initiative for this unique festival came from Yvonne Blanc, a lady of good society who played the piano and lived between Paris and Cannes. This festival was organized in partnership with the festival of Knokke-le-Zoute, in Belgium.
Recorded in Cannes, France, July 11, 1958.
Donald Byrd, trumpet
Bobby Jaspar, flute, tenor saxophone
Walter Davis Jr., piano
Doug Watkins, bass
Art Taylor, drums
|1. I get a Kick Out Of You (C. Porter)|
|2. I Could Happen To You (Burke/Van Heusen)|
|3. Long To You (B. Jaspar)|
|1. When Your Love has Gone Away (D. Byrd)|
|2. Flute Bop (B. Jaspar)|
|3. Boogie Woogie (Unknown)|