Donald Byrd Ethiopian Knights

    Blue Note
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    • Donald Byrd – The Emperor
    • 1. The Emperor
    • 2. Jamie
    • 3. The Little Rasti

    Heavy album!

    Excellent 1971 rootsy funky jazz fusion album in the spirit of Miles Davis' 'Bitches Brew'! "The Emperor" is a BAD TUNE.

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    • – Lansana's Priestess
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