Daily Archive: February 10, 2013


Donald Byrd – Live In Recklinghausen, Germany – 1964 (RIP: Donald Byrd) – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: DonaldByrd1964-02-26Recklinghausen Sad news, this past week, of the passing of Jazz Giant Donald Byrd. A pioneer and innovator, Byrd was a major influence in the careers of many Musicians and in the direction Jazz took in general in the 1970’s. His involvement...


Otis Redding – In Concert – 1966 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: otisredding1966-10-04 The immortal Otis Redding this week, recorded in concert at an unidentified venue (I’m thinking Baltimore? – call for clarification from readers please!) on October 4, 1966. I forgot how turbo-charged Redding was in performance. This concert (actually two half-hour sets...