Don Byas: “Memorial”

Vinyl | 8,00 

Media Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)

Sleeve Condition: Very Good (VG)

Label: Vogue

Released: 1973

In stock

SKU: 3121909756 Category:

Price tag and a sticker on cover. Wear on edges.

Recorded in France:
. November 1951 (track B4)
. July 18, 1952 (tracks A5, B1, B2, B5, C1, C3, C6, D4)
. November 24, 1953 (tracks A2, A6, C2, D1)
. December 2, 1953 (tracks D2, D5)
. December 8, 1953 (tracks A4, B3, B4, B6, C5)
. May 10, 1955 (tracks A1, D3)
. May 11, 1955 (track D6)
. May 12, 1955 (track B3)

℗ 1972.
Gatefold sleeve.
Uncredited liner notes in French and English, with a mention of the Byas recent passing (Sept. 19, 1972).
Wonderful photography taken at the Blue Note in Paris, after the Dizzy Gillespie concert at Salle Pleyel on February 19, 1953. From left to right, Charles Delaunay, Dizzy Gillespie, Nicole Barclay, Don Byas, Gérard Pochonnet, Sarah Vaughan, Hubert Fol, and rear view, Lorraine Gillespie and D. Forest.

Track A4 “G.D.B.” is credited to a mysterious ‘Alleray’.
Track B2 “I Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man” is credited to Gershwin on release but it’s the Jerome Kern – Oscar Hammerstein II standard
Track B6 “April in Paris” is credited on release to Davis, probably for arrangement by [a338494] but it’s the popular song composed by Vernon Duke with lyrics by E. Y. Harburg.

Release year 1973 according to legal deposit at Bibliothèque Nationale de France, as stated on BNF site.

Weight 460 g



Bop,Cool Jazz,Swing


Near Mint (NM or M-)