Byrd in Hand

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Byrd in Hand
Studio album by Donald Byrd
Released 1960
Recorded 31 May, 1959 at Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, New Jersey
Genre Jazz, Hard Bop
Length 39:54
Label Blue Note (BST 84019)
Producer Alfred 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.