Byrd In Flight (Remastered 2015)

Available in Audiophile 192kHz/24bit & 96kHz/24bit

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Album Name Length Format Sample Rate Price
Byrd In Flight (Remastered 2015) 39:46 $17.98
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# Track Title Length Format Sample Rate Price
1 Ghana (Remastered 2015) 07:19 96/24 Album only
2 Little Boy Blue (Remastered 2015) 07:27 96/24 Album only
3 Gate City (Remastered 2015) 05:03 96/24 Album only
4 Lex (Remastered 2015) 07:36 96/24 Album only
5 Bo (Remastered 2015) 06:33 96/24 Album only
6 My Girl Shirl (Remastered 2015) 05:48 96/24 Album only

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℗ 2015 Blue Note Records
© 1996 Blue Note Records


Originally released in 1960, Byrd In Flight features performances by trumpeter Donald Byrd with Hank Mobley (tenor saxophone) Duke Pearson (piano) Doug Watkins (bass) Lex Humphries (drums). Some tracks feature Reggie Workman instead of Doug Watkins on bass.

Donald Byrd - trumpet
Jackie McLean - alto saxophone (tracks 5-6)
Hank Mobley - tenor saxophone (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 7-9)
Duke Pearson - piano
Doug Watkins (tracks 1, 3, 4 & 7-9), Reggie Workman (tracks 2, 5-6) - bass
Lex Humphries - drums

Two years ago, we decided to begin remastering the jewels of the Blue Note catalog in hi-def resolutions of 96k and 192k. In order to develop a guiding artistic philosophy for this delicate endeavor, we donned our lab coats, ran dozens of sonic experiments and carefully referenced every generation of our reissues. Ultimately, we decided that our goal would be to protect the original intentions of the artists, producers and engineers who made these records and that, in the case of pre-digital-era albums, these intentions were best represented by the sound and feel of their first-edition vinyl releases. Working with a team of dedicated and groovy engineers, we found a sound that both captured the feel of the original records while maintaining the depth and transparency of the master tapes... the new remasters are really cool!

—Don Was, President, Blue Note Records