Don Byas



Don Byas

Rating
Active
1930 to 1970
Born
October 21, 1912 in Oklahoma
Died
August 24, 1972
Location
New York, New York, United States
Biography
Carlos Wesley "Don" Byas (October 21, 1912 – August 24, 1972) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, most associated with bebop. He played with Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Art Blakey, and Dizzy Gillespie, among others, and also led his own band. He lived in Europe for the last 26 years of his life.

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


When the Sun Comes Out

When the Sun Comes Out

Don Byas July 12, 2017

22 Tracks

Billie's Bounce

Billie's Bounce

Don Byas January 19, 2016

12 Tracks

Ben Webster Meets Don Byas

Ben Webster Meets Don Byas

Ben Webster January 31, 2014

6 Tracks

At Nalen - Live In The Swedish Harlem

At Nalen - Live In The Swedish Harlem

Don Byas October 22, 2013

7 Tracks

A Night in Tunisia

A Night in Tunisia

Don Byas June 17, 2013

6 Tracks

Don Byas

Don Byas

Don Byas January 1, 2009

12 Tracks

Complete Jazz Series 1944 - 1945

Complete Jazz Series 1944 - 1945

Don Byas December 1, 2008

21 Tracks

Complete Jazz Series 1945 Vol. 1

Complete Jazz Series 1945 Vol. 1

Don Byas December 1, 2008

23 Tracks

Complete Jazz Series 1945 Vol. 2

Complete Jazz Series 1945 Vol. 2

Don Byas December 1, 2008

20 Tracks

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