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Cantaloup Island, by Grant Green and Donald Byrd

In Cantaloupe Island on April 12, 2013 at 1:08 pm

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An inspiring version of Cantaloup Island, by Grant Green and Donald Byrd:

His Majesty King Funk / Up With Donald Byrd, recorded May 26, 1965 in New York City
and November 2, 3, 6 and December 16, 1964.

  • Arranged By, Conductor – Claus Ogerman (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Bass – Bob Cranshaw (tracks: 6 to 14), Ron Carter (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Bongos, Congas – Candido Camero*
  • Drums – Ben Dixon (tracks: 1 to 5), Grady Tate (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • GuitarGrant Green (tracks: 1 to 5), Kenny Burrell (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Organ – Larry Young (tracks: 1 to 5)
  • Piano – Herbie Hancock (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Producer – Creed Taylor
  • Tenor Saxophone – Jimmy Heath (tracks: 6 to 14), Stanley Turrentine (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Tenor Saxophone, Flute – Harold Vick (tracks: 1 to 5)
  • Trumpet – Donald Byrd (tracks: 6 to 14)
  • Vocals – The Donald Byrd Singers (tracks: 6 to 14)

All parts, and back track are in the box, including the Guitars voice  which is replacing the choir.

 

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