Byrd in Hand

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Byrd in Hand
Studio album by
Recorded31 May, 1959 at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
GenreJazz, Hard Bop
LabelBlue Note (BST 84019)
ProducerAlfred Lion
Donald Byrd chronology
Off to the Races
Byrd in Hand
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Byrd in Hand is an album by Donald Byrd engineered by Rudy Van Gelder. It was recorded in May 1959 and was released in the same year as BLP 4019 and BST 84019. It was remastered in 2002 and released on CD as Blue Note 42305.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Witchcraft" (Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh) 8:29
  2. "Here Am I" (Byrd) 8:25
  3. "Devil Whip" (Byrd) 4:42
  4. "Bronze Dance" (Walter Davis, Jr.) 6:42
  5. "Clarion Calls" (Walter Davis, Jr.) 5:41
  6. "The Injuns" (Byrd) 6:13



  1. ^ Yanow, Scott (2011). "Byrd in Hand - Donald Byrd | AllMusic". Retrieved 1 August 2011.