Donald Byrd - Blackjack Original US Blue Note Stereo 2nd Pressing
|Title||Blackjack Original US Blue Note Stereo 2nd Pressing |
|Record label||Blue Note|
|Catalogue no||BST 84259|
|Year of release||1967|
|Grading||VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover)|
|Stock list||Donald Byrd|
|Additional info||Rare original 1967 US Blue Note label 6-track stereo LP - recorded at the end of Byrds hard bop period with altoist Sonny Red, tenor saxophonist Hank Mobley, pianist Cedar Walton, bassist Walter Booker, and drummer Billy Higgins.|
Vinyl has the classic generic blue and white label design - with 'A Division Of Liberty Records, Inc'. print curved along the broad center ring.
Vinyl has 'Van Gelder' matrix stamp and is housed in a generic era specific company add inner sleeve - ultimatelu in a back pasted picture cover with lower '1776 Broadway, New York, N.Y. / 6920 Sunset Blvd. Los Angeles, Calif.' company address.
Condition: VG++ (Vinyl and Labels)/VG++ (Cover):
Vinyl is beautifully shiny - hardly any signs of play or handling - a single very light, short and inaudible line on one side and otherwise hardly any sleeve inflicted wear.
Labels have 2 - 4 light, simple and superficial spindletraces placed close to the centerhole on Side 2 and 1 respectively - indicating that this album was only used a very few time and played with care when so.
Vinyl is overall graded near mint.
Cover is still in its original - opened - shrink wrapping - hardly any signs of handling or storage - straight near mint.
1. Blackjack 6:16
2. West of Pecos (Sonny Red) 5:29
3. Loki (Red) 5:53
1. Eldorado (Mitch Farber) 8:00
2. Beale Street (Red) 5:25
3. Pentatonic 4:59
Recorded January 9, 1967 at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs
Trumpet - Donald Byrd
Sonny Red - Alto Saxophone
Walter Booker - Bass
Cedar Walton - Piano
Hank Mobley - Tenor Saxophone
Billy Higgins - Drums
Alfred Lion - Production
Rudy Van Gelder - Engineer
Francis Wolff - Cover Photo
Reid Miles - Cover Design
Nat Hentoff - Liner Notes
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