Montreux Jazz Festival 1973

Donald Byrd performing 'Black Byrd', with Larry and Fonce Mizell and The Blackbyrds

Press release about the Mizell family

provided by female rapper Lil Mama, a relative of the Mizell brothers
(retrieved in 2002 from

Article from JazzTimes magazine

on the influence of the Mizell Brothers and other 1970s jazz-funkateers on today's DJs
(retrieved in 2015 from

Sound Insights

Blog by Douglas Payne


Take a walk in this extensive virtual world of soul music

Soul Strut

Great site for crate diggers, includes downloadable DJ mixes and loads of LP reviews

Dusty Groove America

Great stock of rare jazz, funk and soul records

All Music Guide

Comprehensive music directory

The Jazz Discography Project

Includes info about recording sessions and unreleased tracks


User-built music database with loads of discographies