Donald Byrd



Donald Byrd

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1950 to 2010
Born
December 9, 1932 in Detroit
Died
February 4, 2013
Location
Detroit, Michigan, United States
A.K.A.
American jazz trumpeter
Biography
Donaldson Toussaint L'Ouverture Byrd II (December 9, 1932 - February 4, 2013) was an American jazz and rhythm and blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was best known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while simultaneously remaining a jazz artist. As a bandleader, Byrd is also notable for his influential role in the early career of renowned keyboard player and composer Herbie Hancock. Biography: Early life & career: Byrd attended Cass Technical High School. He performed with Lionel Hampton before finishing high school.
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Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

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Just My Imagination

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Up With Donald Byrd

My Babe

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Up With Donald Byrd

Boom, Boom

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Lover, Come Back to Me

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The Birth of Hard Bop

I Married an Angel

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Slow Drag (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)

Secret Love

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Donald Byrd And Doug Watkins - The Transition Sessions

Everything Happens to Me

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At The Half Note Cafe: Vols 1 & 2 (The Rudy Van Gelder Edition)

A Portrait of Jennie

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Polka Dots and Moonbeams [*]

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


The Creeper

The Creeper

Donald Byrd December 1, 2017

7 Tracks

At The Half Note Cafe: Vols 1 & 2

At The Half Note Cafe: Vols 1 & 2

Donald Byrd November 19, 2017

8 Tracks

Byrd in Flight

Byrd in Flight

Donald Byrd March 10, 2015

2 Tracks

Wailing With Lou

Wailing With Lou

Donald Byrd August 5, 2014

6 Tracks

Byrd in Hand

Byrd in Hand

Donald Byrd June 1, 2014

6 Tracks

Anthology

Anthology

Donald Byrd April 2, 2014

15 Tracks

Jazz Lab

Jazz Lab

Donald Byrd March 1, 2013

1 Tracks

Blackjack

Blackjack

Donald Byrd February 19, 2013

7 Tracks

The Birth of Hard Bop

The Birth of Hard Bop

Donald Byrd January 27, 2010

21 Tracks

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