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The Best Donald Byrd Albums of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 390 votes 98 voters 2.8k views45 items

List RulesThis list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

List of the best Donald Byrd albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Donald Byrd discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Donald Byrd albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Donald Byrd singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Donald Byrd album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Donald Byrd album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Donald Byrd album of all time?" or "What are the top Donald Byrd albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List albums range from Black Byrd to Slow Drag.

This list of popular Donald Byrd CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can use the albums in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your views, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use on a regular basis.
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    11

    Release Date1975

    TracksChange (Makes You Want to Hustle), Wind Parade, (Fallin' Like) Dominoes

    Genres (Music)Jazz fusion

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  • 2

    Release Date1974

    TracksYou Are the World, Think Twice, Stepping Into Tomorrow

    Length (mins)00:38:38

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz-funk

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  • 3
    Donald Byrd
    19
    8

    Release Date1973

    TracksBlack Byrd, Love's So Far Away, Slop Jar Blues

    Length (mins)00:43:19

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz-funk

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  • 4
    Donald Byrd
    17
    7

    Release Date1960

    TracksLex, Bo, Little Boy Blue

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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    5

    Release Date1971

    TracksThe Little Rasti, Jamie, The Emperor

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz fusion, Jazz-funk

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    Donald Byrd
    13
    5

    Release Date1959

    TracksDevil Whip, Bronze Dance, Witchcraft

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Hard bop

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  • 7
    9
    0

    Release Date1965

    TracksBossa, My Babe, Cantaloupe Island

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 8
    Donald Byrd
    11
    3

    Release Date1973

    TracksSister Love, Street Lady, Witch Hunt

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz-funk

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  • 9
    19
    14

    Release Date1963

    TracksElijah, The Black Disciple, Beast of Burden

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Hard bop

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  • 10
    Donald Byrd
    9
    3

    Release Date1962

    TracksHello Bright Sunflower, The Cat Walk, Duke's Mixture

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 11
    Donald Byrd
    7
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    Release Date1969

    TracksFancy Free, The Uptowner, I Love the Girl

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz fusion

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    Donald Byrd
    7
    2

    Release Date1976

    TracksDancing in the Street, Tell Me, Caricatures

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 14
    Donald Byrd
    9
    6

    Release Date1967

    TracksThe Loner, Slow Drag, Jelly Roll

    Length (mins)00:38:40

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Hard bop

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  • 15
    Donald Byrd
    6
    2

    Release Date1970

    TracksEssence, The Dude, Xibaba

    Genres (Music)Jazz, Jazz fusion, Hard bop

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  • 16
    Donald Byrd
    7
    5

    Release Date1962

    TracksFrench Spice, Night Flower, Nai Nai

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 17
    Donald Byrd
    5
    2

    Release Date1959

    TracksPaul's Pal, When Your Lover Has Gone, Sudwest Funk

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 19
    Donald Byrd
    7
    7

    Release Date1960

    TracksAmen, Lament, Fuego

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 21
    Donald Byrd
    4
    2

    Release Date1966

    TracksMustang, I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good, I'm So Excited by You

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 22
    Phil Woods, Donald Byrd
    2
    0

    Release Date1996

    TracksDewey Square, Dupeltook, House of Chan

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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  • 23
    Donald Byrd
    2
    0

    Release Date1955

    TracksWinterset, Someone to Watch Over Me, Long Green

    Genres (Music)Jazz

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