Charlie Byrd



Charlie Byrd
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Rating
Active
1925 to 1999
Born
September 16, 1925 in Suffolk
Died
December 2, 1999
Location
Suffolk, Virginia, United States
Biography
Charles L. Byrd (September 16, 1925 - November 30, 1999), better known as Charlie Byrd, was a famous jazz guitarist, born in Suffolk, Virginia. He was the only jazz guitarist of that era whose primary instrument was the classical guitar which gave him his uniquely identifiable sound. Byrd primarily looked up to Django Reinhardt. He moved to Washington, D.C., to study classical guitar with the renowned Sophocles Papas. He later moved to Italy where he studied with Andrés Segovia.
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Top Songs by Charlie Byrd


Desafinado

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Django

Speak Low

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St. Louis Blues

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Norwegian Wood

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Oh, Lady Be Good

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Charlie Byrd Trio: Live in New Orleans

How Long Has This Been Going On?

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Someone to Watch over Me (Live)

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The Complete Pablo Group Masterpieces

One Morning in May (Live)

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Oh, Lady be Good

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Charlie Byrd Trio: Live in New Orleans

Someone to Watch Over Me

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Bamba - Samba Bossa Nova

Bamba - Samba Bossa Nova

Charlie Byrd November 16, 2017

9 Tracks

Spanish Guitar Blues

Spanish Guitar Blues

Charlie Byrd August 22, 2016

21 Tracks

A Felicidade

A Felicidade

Charlie Byrd May 27, 2016

23 Tracks

Charlie Byrd Trio: Live in New Orleans

Charlie Byrd Trio: Live in New Orleans

Charlie Byrd December 23, 2015

17 Tracks

Desafinado

Desafinado

Charlie Byrd December 22, 2015

20 Tracks

Um Abraço No Bonfá

Um Abraço No Bonfá

Charlie Byrd December 22, 2015

24 Tracks

Latin Life (Latin Jazz Collection)

Latin Life (Latin Jazz Collection)

Charlie Byrd May 15, 2015

12 Tracks

Blues for Night People

Blues for Night People

Charlie Byrd April 25, 2014

7 Tracks

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Genres
Rock

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