Donald Byrd - Fuego
Down at Dawn
Down At Dawn present a reissue of Donald Byrd 's Fuego, recorded in 1959 and released by Blue Note in 1960. Fuego features trumpeter Donald Byrd at the head of an all-star quintet with Jackie McLean on alto sax, Duke Pearson on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Lex Humphries on drums. A fine classic Blue Note album with the magnificent Byrd-McLean horn section driving the combo through different sound territories from a hard bop to soul jazz to post bop.